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1990 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 8, 1990

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Le Roi d'Ys, Edouard Lalo, arr. Frank Wright

Adjudicator(s):
Albert Chappell, David Read, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Sun LifeR. Newsome13197
2Leyland DAFR. Evans18196
3Grimethorpe CollieryF. Renton14194
4Hammonds SauceG. Whitham15193
5Kennedy's Swinton ConcertM. Condron5191
6Williams Fairey EngineeringP. Parkes7190
7Britannia Building Society FodenH. Snell6-
8John Foster Black Dyke MillsD. King4-
9Brighouse & RastrickG. Brand16-
-Asphaltic NewhamN. Taken17-
-Ever ReadyD. Broadbent10-
-IMI Yorkshire ImperialD. Hirst2-
-Jaguar Cars City of CoventryB. Pope9-
-MarpleG. Cutt3-
-Sellers EngineeringP. McCann1-
-Besses o' th' BarnP. Hindmarsh12-
-British Aerospace WingatesJ. Scott8-
-Stalybridge Jones & BrotherM. Brownbill11-

Prizes:

1st: £2,500 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy.
2nd: £2,000 plus the Frank Parker Memorial Cup.
3rd: £1,500 plus the Harry Mortimer Trophy.
4th: £1,000 plus the Edrich Siebert Memorial Trophy.
5th: £500
6th: £400

The prize money was donated by Yorkshire Bank.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Norman Ashcroft.

The winning conductor, Roy Newsome was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Billy Miller, euphonium, Grimethorpe Colliery, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Stalybridge Jones & Brother, British Aerospace Wingates and Ever Ready were relegated. 



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.


Gordon Eddison

B Ed (Hons). Member AoBBA.
Conductor and Adjudicator.


               

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