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1937 British Open Championships

Date:
Monday, September 6, 1937

Venue:
Belle Vue, Manchester

Test piece:
Academic Festival Overture, Brahms, arr D. Wright

Adjudicator(s):
Herbert Bennett, Charles Ward, James Brier

Pos Band Conductor Dr Pts
1Besses o' th' BarnW. Wood15194
2SlaithwaiteN. Thorpe13190
3Black Dyke MillsW. Halliwell4187
4Bickershaw CollieryJ. A. Greenwood14186
5BaxendalesH. Mortimer11184
6LutonH. Mortimer19182
-Barrow ShipyardH. Sutcliffe8-
-Bentley CollieryW. Wormald10-
-Bolsover CollieryS. Jennings12-
-Brighouse & RastrickW. Halliwell6-
-Dove HolesJ. A. Greenwood3-
-Edge HillJ. A. Greenwood7-
-Grimethorpe CollieryW. Halliwell17-
-HanwellJ. C. Dyson18-
-MarsdenJ. A. Greenwood5-
-Metropolitan WorksH. Heyes2-
-Nelson OldC. Smith9-
-Rothwell TemperanceP. Holgate16-
-Wingates TemperanceW. Halliwell1-

Prizes:

1st: £100
2nd: £40
3rd: £35
4th: £25
5th: £20
6th: £10 



Contest: 168th British Open

Saturday 11 September • Symphony Hall, Broad Street, Birmingham. B1 2EA


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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.


Ian Holmes

BA (hons), PGDip (RCM), ARCM, ALCM
Conductor, piano accompanist and educator


               

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