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2012 Spring Festival - Grand Shield

Date:
Saturday, May 12, 2012

Venue:
The Winter Gardens, Blackpool

Test piece:
On the shoulders of Giants, Professor Peter Graham

Adjudicator(s):
Malcolm Brownbill and Dr Robert Childs

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Hepworth Russell Gray 11 -
2 Seindorf Beaumaris Gwyn M. Evans 1 -
3 Flowers Paul Holland 3 -
4 Exchange Communications Whitburn Ian Porthouse 18 -
5 Redbridge Jeremy Wise 16 -
6 Tongwynlais Temperance Philip Harper 14 -
7 Marsden Silver Prize Glyn Williams 6 -
8 Co-operative Milnrow Marieka Gray 12 -
9 BTM Phillip McCann 7 -
10 Jaguar Land Rover Dave Lea 17 -
11 Pemberton Old Wigan DW Mark Bentham 2 -
12 Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel David Nesbitt 9 -
13 Wingates Andrew Berryman 19 -
14 Mount Charles Simon Dobson 4 -
15 Thoresby Colliery Garry Cutt 13 -
16 Newstead Brass Duncan Beckley 10 -
17 Staffordshire Nigel Seaman 5 -
18 Skelmanthorpe John Roberts 8 -
19 Freckleton Paul Dalton 15 -
20 Aveley & Newham Nigel Taken 20 -

Soloist Prize:
Trombone — Seindorf Beaumaris: Joss Harris

Top 2 bands qualify for British Open
Bottom four bands relegated to The Senior Cup 



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John Ward


Conductor, Adjudicator