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2011 European Brass Band Championships — Championship Section Own Choice Gallery

Gallery of images from the Own Choice Contest

2011 European Brass Band Championship
Images of the Own Choice Contest

Pictures by Ian Clowes
Words by Iwan Fox

More great images from Ian Clowes of Goldy Solutions can be found at:
www.pbase.com/troonly/2011_ebbc


The EBBC Trophy - the final prize


Frank Renton gets proceedings underway


'A confident start has energy and detail'


MD - Selmer Simonsen - 'The musical intention is there'


Lyngby-Taarbaek [Denmark]


'There is detail and precision about this'


'a very cultured musical approach by MD' - Ivan Meylemans


Noord-Limburgse [Belgium]


'Plenty of wonderful playing and a super reading'


'MD takes some risks' - James Gourlay


Treize-Etoiles [Switzerland]


'certainly a big banger!'


'plenty left in the tank to really explode' - MD Erik Jannsen


Schoonhoven [Netherlands]


'virtuosi euphonium'


'Stunning percussion playing is so effective'


Fairey (Geneva) [England], - MD Russell Gray


'some stunning ensemble work'


'real sensuous feel to the playing'


Manger Musikklag [Norway], MD - Peter Szilvay


'well paced fugue sets band up for their best playing'


'there is some fine ensemble work'


Kingdom Brass [Scotland], MD - Andrew Duncan


'Excellent ensemble clarity'


'Plenty of wierd and wonderful effects'


Tredegar [Wales], MD - Ian Porthouse


'Wonderfully measured atmoshpheric start'


'The technique on display is stunning'


Cory Band [Wales], MD - Dr Robert Childs



Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Sunday 19 May • Prince of Wales Theatre. Church St. Cannock WS11 1DE


Contest: scaba Entertainments

Sunday 19 May • The Hawth in Crawley, West Sussex RH10 6YZ


Newstead Brass -

Sunday 19 May • St Wilfrids Church, Church Street, Kirkby-in-Ashfield, Nottingham, NG17 8LA


Black Dyke Band - Stoller Hall, Manchester

Sunday 19 May • Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1DA


Grimethorpe Colliery Band -

Sunday 19 May • Prince of Wales Centre, Church Street, Cannock, Staffs WS11 1DE WS11 1DE


Freckleton Band

May 19 • We have a vacancy for a 2nd Baritone player. The band currently competes in the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme. Rehearsal nights are Mondays and Thursdays.


Freckleton Band

May 19 • We have a vacancy for a 2nd trombone player, although the solo trombone position would be available to the right person. The band are currently competing in the Championship section and have a balanced concert and contest programme.


Harlow Brass Band

May 19 • Musical Director required


David Frame


Bass/Tenor Trombone Player, Adjudicator (Member of AoBBA) Occasional Conductor