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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. 



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Steve Pritchard-Jones

FTCL LTCL LDBBA DipMusEd GMus QTS NPQH
Conductor, Adjudicator, Teacher