*
banner

2003 British Open Championships

Date:
Saturday, September 13, 2003

Venue:
Symphony Hall, Birmingham

Test piece:
The Planets Suite [Venus & Jupiter], (Holst arr. Stephen Roberts)

Adjudicator(s):
William Relton, Stephen Roberts, Philip Sparke

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Yorkshire Building SocietyProf. David King10-
2WhitburnAndrew Duncan8-
3Black DykeDr. Nicholas Childs11-
4Fairey FP (Music)Allan Withington9-
5Brighouse & RastrickIan McElligott17-
6Buy As You View CoryDr. Robert Childs13-
7Foden's RichardsonThomas Wyss3-
8Ever ReadyRay Farr4-
9TredegarRussell Gray18-
10Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart TravelDavid Evans7-
11KirkintillochFrank Renton16-
12Besses o' th' BarnSteven Sykes6-
13Scottish Co-opJames Scott12-
14LeylandPeter Bassano5-
15Travelsphere HolidaysMajor Peter Parkes1-
16Illinois Brass (USA)Peter Lipari15-
17Cwmaman Institute Silver (Tower Colliery)John Hudson2-
18Carlton Main Frickley CollieryWilliam Rushworth14-

No points were awarded
Only two movements, Venus and Jupiter from the Suite were used for the contest.

Prizes:

1st: £3,000 plus the British Open Challenge Trophy and the Belle Vue Challenge Cup.
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 plus the John Gladney Trophy.
6th: £400 plus the William Rimmer Trophy.

The Iles Medal was awarded to Bramwell Tovey.

The Mortimer Medal was awarded to Phillip McCann.

The winning conductor, Professor David King was awarded the Mortimer Maestro Trophy.

The Best Soloist, Gordon Jenkins, Soprano, Whitburn, won the Stanley Wainwright Memorial Trophy plus £100.

Illinois Brass were invited to take part at the contest in place of Grimethorpe Colliery who were unable to compete.

Travelsphere Holidays, Leyland and Besses o' th' Barn were relegated. 



The Marple Band - Marple and Hawk Green Bands Concert Compstall

Saturday 7 November • St Pauls Church, Compstall Rd, Compstall, Stockport, Cheshire SK6 5HU


The Marple Band - Marple Band Family Christmas Concert

Friday 18 December • Marple Conservative Club, church Lane, Marple, SK6 6AY


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Saturday 30 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Contest: Butlins Mineworkers Festival

Sunday 31 January • Roman Bank, Ingoldmells, Skegness PE25 1NJ


Black Dyke Band - Brighouse & Rastrick, Huddersfield Town Hall

Saturday 27 March • Corporation St, Huddersfield HD1 2TA


Amesbury Town Band

October 21 • Players and beginners of any standard are always warmly welcomed especially some more solo cornets and a spare percussionists to help out existing players. Feel free to drop in even if you just fancy a blow or want to try another instrument. After Covid!


Shipston Town Band

October 8 • We are currently looking to recruit a Bass Trombone BBb bass and EEb bass to bring the band up to strength ready for when things return to normal. We are graded section 3 in the Midlands taking part in a good range of concerts and contests,


Milton Keynes Brass

October 5 • Applications are invited for a baritone player for Milton Keynes Brass. We are a friendly 1st section band based in Milton Keynes and rehearsals take place on Tuesday evenings, 7:45pm-10:00pm, with additional rehearsals before contests.


Alan Widdop


Conductor, Brass teacher, Adjudicator (ABBA)


               

 © 2020 4barsrest.com Ltd