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1977 National Championships of Great Britain - Championship Section

Date:
Saturday, October 8, 1977

Venue:
Royal Albert Hall, London

Test piece:
Connotations (Edward Gregson)

Adjudicator(s):
Havelock Nelson, Buxton Orr, William Relton

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Black Dyke MillsMajor Peter Parkes19198
2GrimethorpeGerard Schwarz2193
3Yorkshire Imperial MetalsDenis Carr9191
4CamborneDerek Greenwood14189
5Bo'ness & CarridenDavid Richardson18188
6TredegarJohn Childs11187
7Ever ReadyMajor Arthur Kenney20186
8Wingates TemperanceFrank Renton15185
9Ransome Hoffman PollardStephen Shimwell1184
10Desford CollieryAlbert Chappell17183
11LutonLyn Morgan21182
12William Davis ConstructionJohn Berryman16181
13StanshaweWalter Hargreaves4180
14Brighouse & RastrickG. Evans5178
15Foden's Motor WorksJames Scott12177
16HanwellMrs Barbara Stone8174
17CoryBram Gay6172
18MarkhamDon Hendy2170
19Whitburn BurghAllan Street7168
20OxfordClifford Edmunds13162
21Northumbria PoliceStan MacDonald10160

Prizes:
First: £500
Second: £200
Third: £100
Fourth: £75

The winning conductor received a presentation score of the test piece.
The Spotlight on Service was given to Eric Bravington OBE 



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September 25 • Staines Brass are looking for , Soprano, and E flat Bass and B flat Bass players to join our ranks following the return to rehearsals. Our rehearsal nights are Thursday 8pm and we are based The Lammas Park, Staines, TW18 4XZ


Julian Bright


Conductor, Compere/MC, Cornet Soloist


               

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