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1870 British Open Championships

Date:
Monday, September 5, 1870

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Ernani, Verdi - arr W. Winterbottom

Adjudicator(s):
C. W. Carey, Charles Godfrey, J. Sidney Jones

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Bacup OldJ. Lord7-
2Matlock VolunteersJ. Taylor2-
3Dewsbury OldJ. Lord8-
4Besses o' th' BarnJ. Melling6-
5WednesburyA. W. Gilmer4-
-BurnleyW. Harrison1-
-Bury BoroughJ. Fotheringham11-
-Compstall BridgeA. W. Gilmer5-
-Longsight Steam ShedJ. Fotheringfm10-
-Outlane (Huddersfied)-3-
-Stalybridge OldA. Owen9-

Prizes:

1st: £30
2nd: £15
3rd: £11
4th: £8
5th: £2  



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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.


Howard J Evans

MA (Dist), Mus.B (hons), ARCM (hons), LRAM, LTCL, PGCE
Conductor, composer, arranger, tutor and pianist


               

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