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2015 Brass in Concert Championships

Date:
Sunday, November 15, 2015

Venue:
Sage, Gatehead

Test piece:
Entertainment Programme

Adjudicator(s):
David Thornton & Frode Rydland; Les Neish; Steve Walker & Cpt Andy Gregory; Philip Cobb

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Philip Harper 6 60/54/40/19/20=193
2 Grimethorpe Colliery Dr Robert Childs 8 57/60/38/20/12=187
3 Flowers Paul Holland 7 51/57/30/18/16=174*
4 Virtuosi GUS Adam Cooke 2 48/48/36/17/15=166*
5 Reg Vardy Russell Gray 11 54/42/32/14/18=160
6 Leyland Thomas Wyss 1 45/45/26/15/11=142
7 Woodfalls Paul Lovatt-Cooper 5 36/51/24/10/14=135
8 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 10 42/39/28/12/10=131
9 East Yorkshire Motor Services Alan Morrison 3 39/36/20/16/17=128
10 Wingates Paul Andrews 4 30/33/34/11/19=127
11 Friary Guildford Chris King 9 33/30/22/13/13=111

*denotes 2 point time penalty

Marks appear in the following order:
David Thornton & Frode Rydland (Music: Quality of Performance)
Les Neish (Programme Content)
Steve Walker & Captain Andy Gregory (Entertainment)

Chosen separately: Philip Cobb (Soloist)

Don Lusher Trombone: Chris Thomas, Cory
Harry Mortimer Best Principal Cornet: Roger Webster, Grimethorpe Colliery
The Fesa Trophy for Best Flugel: Will Norman, Flowers
The Gateshead MBC Trophy for Best Soprano: Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe Colliery
The Louis and Colin Johnson Trophy for Best Percussion Section: Cory
Best Euphonium: David Childs, Flowers
Best Horn: Ailsa Russell, Cory
Best Baritone: Ashley Jeffers, Leyland
John Fletcher Best Basses Award: Grimethorpe Colliery
Best Entertainment and Presentation: Cory
Best Programme Content: Cory
Quality of Performance: Grimethorpe
Best Soloist: David Childs, Flowers, Zigeunerweisen
New Composition/Arrangement Award: Christopher Bond, Aristotle's Air
Winning MD: Philip Harper
Youngest Player: Elliott Mountford, Friary Guildford, 15 



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John Maines

BA (Hons)
Presenter, compere and conductor