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World Rankings — April Update

Lots of movement throughout the rankings table following the recent round of UK regional championships.

Cory Band
  Cory Band celebrating their recent victory at the Welsh Regional Championships in Wales

One of every year's most-awaited updates of the Band Supplies — 4barsrest.com Rankings sees a lot of movement throughout the table following the recent regional championships in the UK.

Cory remains well on top following yet another Swansea success, while Black Dyke, Whitburn, Flowers, Virtuosi GUS, Friary Guildford and NASUWT Riverside all at least consolidate their positions following their respective victories during March.

The other contests contributing to this update were:

Norwegian Nationals — won by Eikanger-Bjørsvik
Butlin's Mineworkers Festival — won by Flowers
Silkeblaes Entertainment Contest — won by Lyngby-Taarbaek
Dublin Festival of Brass — won by Oakland University.

Top 10 bands

1. Cory
2. Brighouse and Rastrick
3. Eikanger-Bjørsvik
4. Valaisia Brass Band
5. Black Dyke
6. Tredegar
7. Whitburn
8. Foden's
9. Grimethorpe Colliery
10. Flowers

To view all the ranked bands, go to:
http://www.4barsrest.com/rankings/

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Alan Duguid

BA (Hons), PGDipMus, PGCE
Conductor, Composer, Adjudicator (ABBA)


               

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