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2012 English National Championship

Date:
Saturday, June 23, 2012

Venue:
The Guild Hall, Preston

Test piece:
Masquerade, Philip Wilby and Own Choice

Adjudicator(s):
David Read MBE & Nigel Boddice MBE [SW], Stephen Roberts & Chris Wormald [OC]

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Black Dyke
Revelation
Dr Nicholas Childs 7/3 (1/1) 2
2 Leyland
Audivi Media Nocte
Michael Bach 5/8 (3/2) 5
3 Foden's
Rococo Variations
Allan Withington 4/1 (2/5) 7
4 Fairey
Audivi Media Nocte
Ian Porthouse 2/2 (4/3) 7
5 Hepworth
On the Shoulders of Giants
Russell Gray 1/6 (5/4) 9
6 Reg Vardy
Rococo Variations
Ray Farr 6/4 (6/8) 14
7 Virtousi Gus
Extreme Makeover
John Berryman 3/5 (7/7) 14
8 Pemberton Old DW
Harmony Music
Mark Bentham 8/7 (8/6) 14

Black Dyke pre-qualified for The European Championships in Oslo, Norway in 2013
Leyland qualify for The European Championships in Oslo, Norway in 2013

Best Instrumentalist: Richard Marshall, Principal Cornet, Black Dyke
Youngest Player: Richard Kaye (14), Leyland 



Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Saturday 18 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Race Course, Prestbury, Cheltenham GL40 4SH


Contest: Lower Section National Finals

Sunday 19 September • The Centaur, Cheltenham Racecourse, Prestbury, Cheltenham, GL40 4SH


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

Saturday 2 October • Kensington Gore, South Kensington, London SW7 2AP


Contest: Youth Brass in Concert

Saturday 20 November • St Mary's Square, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead NE8 2JR


Essex Police Band

May 11 • Percussionist required. Preferably with experience playing in Brass Band, Wind Band or Orchestra. We do not contest but play to a good standard and play a variety of contempory and historical music.


Essex Police Band

May 11 • Musical Director required. We are a friendly band, based in Chelmsford Essex with a core of competent players and perform at a variety of events across Essex and in surrounding areas. We rehearse every Wednesday evening at Police HQ Chelmsford


St Dennis Band

May 10 • The St Dennis Band - Cornwall (Championship Section/Grand Shield) invites expressions of interest for the position of PRINCIPAL CORNET. Based in Mid Cornwall and just 5 minutes off the A30, the band rehearses every Monday and Thursday at 19:45.


Sandy Smith


Conductor, teacher, adjudicator and arranger


               

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