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2008 US Open

Date:
Saturday, November 8, 2008

Venue:
Norris Cultural Arts Centre, St. Charles, Ilinois

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Adjudicator(s):
Dale Lonis, William Himes, Peter Griffin

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Fountain City Brass Band Joseph Parisi - 348
2 Brass Band of Central Florida Michael J. Garasi - 345
3 Eastern Iowa Brass Band Casey Thomas - 331
4 Ohio Brass Band Paul Droste - 316
5 Madison Brass Band Craig Mason - 305
6 Prairie Brass Band Dallas Niermeyer - 302
7 Milwaukee Festival Patricia Backhaus - 288

Best Cornet of the Day: Tony Philipp, Ohio Brass Band
Most Entertaining Band: Ohio Brass Band
Best Featured Brass Soloist: Nate Gay, Fountain City Brass Band
Most Outstanding Percussion Section: Ohio Brass Band
Best Performance of a March: Brass Band of Central Florida, President
Best New Composition or Arrangement: Eastern Iowa Brass Band, Casey Thomas, Esprit de Corps
Buskers Award — Top Hat full of loose bills
Hurricane Funk, Brass Band of Central Florida

 



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