2018 British Open Championships

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
A Brussels Requiem (Bert Appermont)

Paul Holland, Stephen Roberts, Rob Wiffin

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1 Cory Philip Harper 15 -
2 Valaisia Brass Band Arsène Duc 10 -
3 Brighouse & Rastrick Professor David King 3 -
4 Eikanger-Bjørsvik Musikklag Bjarte Engeset 8 -
5 Black Dyke Prof. Nicholas Childs 14 -
6 Leyland Thomas Wyss 19 -
7 Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Luc Vertommen 9 -
8 Grimethorpe Colliery Allan Withington 16 -
9 Fairey Garry Cutt 18 -
10 Foden's Michael Bach 13 -
11 Desford Colliery Michael Fowles 5 -
12 Tredegar Ian Porthouse 11 -
13 Aldbourne Dr David Thornton 6 -
14 Flowers Phillip McCann 2 -
15 Wingates Paul Andrews 7 -
16 Hammonds Saltaire Morgan Griffiths 12 -
17 Whitburn Florent Didier 1 -
18 Rothwell Temperance David Roberts 4 -
19 Co-operative Funeralcare Frans Violet 17 -

Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy: Vincent Bearpark, Valaisia Brass Band
Brian Evans Memorial Trophy: Jon-Vega Sole Sundal, Eikanger-Bjorsvik Musikklag
The Geoffrey Whitham Memorial Trophy: Philippe Schwartz, Brighouse & Rastrick

Relegated to the Grand Shield: Co-operative Funeralcare, Rothwell Temperance 

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.

Julian Bright

Conductor, Compere/MC, Cornet Soloist


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