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2018 Butlins Mineworkers - Championship Section

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Butlins Skyline Resort, Skegness

Test piece:
Own Choice & Entertainment

Paul Holland & Ian Porthouse (Music for both elements), Paul Andrews, Kevin Wadsworth (Entertainment)

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Flowers
The Year of the Dragon
David Childs2/2 2+2+1+=5
2 Desford Colliery (LCITWF)
Contest Music
Michael Fowles 1/3 1+3+4=8
3 Woodfalls
Concerto No. 1 for Brass Band
Dr Robert Childs 3/7 4+6+2*=8
4 Friary Guildford
The Year of the Dragon
Chris King 6/4 5+4+3=12
5 Redbridge Brass
Contest Music
Jeremy Wise 5/1 3+5+5*=13
6 Virtuosi GUS
The Year of the Dragon
Adam Cooke 4/6 6+1+6=13
7 Jaguar Land Rover
The Year of the Dragon
Dave Lea 8/8 7+7+8=22
8 Haverhill Silver
The Year of the Dragon
Paul Filby 7/5 8+8+7=23

Highest Placed Mining Band: Desford Colliery (LCITWF)
Most Entertaining Band: Flowers
Test Piece Soloist: Nikki Longden, flugel, Desford Colliery (LCITWF)
Geoff Dove Soloist Award: Paul Richards, soprano, Flowers
Butlins Award for Services to Banding: 

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Alan Fernie

Arranger, composer, adjudicator, conductor