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1991 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 7, 1991

Venue:
Free Trade Hall, Manchester

Test piece:
Paganini Variations, Philip Wilby

Adjudicator(s):
Vivian Dunn, Bram Gay, David Read

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Grimethorpe CollieryF. Renton14196
2Williams Fairey EngineeringP. Parkes17194
3Leyland DAFR. Evans11193
4Britannia Building Society FodensH. Snell16192
5Sellers EngineeringP. McCann5191
6Kennedy's SwintonK. Bolton1189
7Stocksbridge Engineering SteelsH. Megarrell9188
8=IMI Yorkshire ImperialM. Antrobus18187
8=Jaguar Cars City of CoventryB. Pope12187
10John Foster Black Dyke MillsD. King3186
11MarpleG. Cutt15185
12Desford Colliery CaterpillarJ. Waton8184
13=Asphaltic NewhamN. Taken19183
13=Sun Life StanshaweR. Newsome10183
15Hammonds Sauce WorksG. Whitham2181
16Brighouse & RastrickA. Withington4179
17CWS (Glasgow)C. Hardy20178
18Wallace Arnold RothwellJ. Roberts13177
19Besses o' th' BarnP. Hindmarsh6176
20Murray International WhitburnJ. Scott7175

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 winning conductor, Frank Renton was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

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

The Iles Medal was awarded to Peter Wilson.

Murray International Whitburn, Wallace Arnold Rothwell and Asphaltic Newham were relegated. 



Contest: 168th British Open

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


Contest: National Brass Band Championship of Great Britain

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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.


Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator


               

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