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2012 Norwegian National Championship — The two legged King

No other conductor knows how to win a contest of two halves quite like Professor David King...

The King

No conductor in the banding world has been able to master just what it takes to win a two-legged major contest than David King.

Since he first took to the stage with Black Dyke at the European Championships in 1990 he has competed at 26 twin discipline contests, winning no less than 18 of them.

Of the 52 performances he has conducted he has come out on top 19 times: 10 on the set work and 9 on the own choice.

No other conductor comes close.


European Championship
Year Band Set 
Work
Own 
Choice
Result
1990 Black Dyke 1 1 1
1991 Black Dyke 2 2 1
1995 Manger Musikklag 3 4 4
1996 YBS 1 2 1
1997 YBS 2 3 1
1998 YBS 1 8 4
1999 YBS 4 1 1
2000 YBS 1 2 1
2001 YBS 3 1 1
2002 YBS 1 1 1
2003 YBS 1 2 1
2004 YBS 1 1 1
2006 YBS 4 6 5
2010 Eikanger Bjorsvik 2 2 2

Norwegian Championship
Year Band Set 
Work
Own 
Choice
Result
1993 Manger Musikklag 2 3 2
1994 Manger Musikklag 3 2 1
1995 Manger Musikklag 2 2 1
1996 Manger Musikklag 2 2 1
1997 Manger Musikklag 1 2 1
1998 Manger Musikklag 2 2 2
2003 Stavanger 1 1 1
2004 Stavanger 2 1 1
2005 Stavanger 9 4 6
2011 Eikanger Bjorsvik 2 1 1
2012 Eikanger Bjorsvik 1 1 1
English National Championship
Year Band Set 
Work
Own 
Choice
Result
2011 Brighouse & Rastrick 4 3 3


Foden's Band - St Michaels & All Angels Church

Saturday 25 May • Egerton Road, Ashton on Ribble, Preston PR2 1AJ


St Pinnock Brass Band - Rock Choir Cornwall

Sunday 26 May • Sterts Theatre, . Sterts, . Liskeard, . PL14 5AZ PL14 5AZ


Contest: All England International Masters

Sunday 26 May • The Lighthouse Theatre, Kettering Conference Centre, Thurston Drive NN15 6PB


Lewes, Glynde and Beddingham Brass Band - Eastbourne Bandstand - 1812 concert

Wednesday 29 May • Bandstand, Grand Parade, Eastbourne BN21 3AD


Black Dyke Band - George Lawton Hall, Mossley

Thursday 30 May • George Lawton Hall, Stamford St, Mossley, Ashton-under-Lyne OL5 0HR


Littleport Brass Band

May 24 • Littleport Brass are currently a second section band in Cambridgeshire and rehearse every Wednesday evening 7.30-9.30. We are looking for an Eb bass and tuned percussionist. We are a friendly, active band playing at a variety of exciting concerts.


Stannington Brass Band

May 23 • A rare opportunity has arisen to join one of Sheffield's leading bands with a vacancy for an EEb TUBA PLAYER to complete our bass section. We have a good band room atmosphere and a calendar of interesting concerts and contests.


Horbury Victoria Band

May 22 • Horbury Victoria Band.. Preparing in good time for section one next year require Solo Euphonium and Front Row Cornet.. A not too busy, friendly and happy band. Rehearsal Wednesday 8pm


David Frame


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