Dutch National line-ups completed

The line-up of bands, test-pieces and now judges has been confirmed for the forthcoming Dutch National Championships in Utrecht.

  The event will be held at the TivoliVredenburg in Utrecht

The adjudication panel for the forthcoming Dutch National Championships in Utrecht have been announced.

The event will take place at the TivoliVredenburg complex on the weekend of the 28th & 29th October. The action will start on Friday 28th October at 2.30pm with the opening of the 41st event.


11 bands will compete in the Fourth Division performing 'Argos' by Stephen Hodel, followed by the 7 bands in the Third Division tackling 'Albinus Variations' by Etienne Crausaz'.

Saturday sees the 7 bands in the Second Division compete at 10.00am on 'Sanctuary!' by Daniel Hall, followed by the 7 contenders in the First Division performing 'James Cook-Circumnavigator' and the 9 bands in the Championship Division tackling Jan de Haan's new commission, 'Redbad'.



Championship & First Division:
Sheona Wade (England)
Bertrand Moren (Switzerland)
Luc Vertommen (Belgium)

Second, Third and Fourth Division:
Frans Aert Burghgraef (Netherlands)
Ludovic Neurohr (Switzerland)
Frans Violet (Belgium)

Championship Division:

Amsterdam Brass (Paul van Gils)
Brass Band Limburg (Renato Meli)
Brass Band Schoonhoven A (Erik Janssens)
Brass band De Waldsang (Rieks van der Velde)
Brass band Rijnmond (Chris Derik)
Brass band de Spijkerpakband (Ido Gerard Kempenaar)
De Bazuin Oenkerk (Jaap Musschenga)
Provincial Brass Band Groningen (Richard Visser)
Soli Brass (Anne van den Berg)

First Division:

Brass band Amersfoort (Vincent Verhage)
Brass band Breukelen (Erik Kluin)
Brass band Gloria Dei (Gerk Huisma)
Brass band Pro Rege Heerenveen (Anne van den Berg)
Chr. Brass band Excelsior (Rieks van der Velde)
Kunst naar Kracht (Peter Koster)
Oefening en Uitspanning (Anno Appelo)

Second Division:

Brass Band Schoonhoven B (Joop Nijholt)
Brassband Excelsior Ferwert (Gijs Heusinkveld)
Brassband Looft den Heer (Gijs Heusinkveld)
De Bazuin Oenkerk B (Jan Aart Ponstein)
De Lofklank (Gerk Huisma)
Gereformeerde Brassband Groningen (Jan Werkman)
Martini brassband (Rieks van der Velde)

Third Division:

Apollo Grou (Piet Visser)
Backum Brass (Harmen Cnossen)
Brassband Heman (Geert Jan Kroon)
Brassband Immanuel (Jan Werkman)
Brassband Kunst en Vriendschap (Henk van Loon)
De Nije Bazun (Jaap Wils)
Greidebrass (Marco Middelberg)

Fourth Division:

Alkmaar Brass (Alexander Zwaan)
Brassband Bernlef (Theun van Leijen)
Brassband Opsterland (Martine Reijenga)
Brassband UDI Oosternijkerk (Marco Middelberg)
CMV Concordia (Gouke Wielenga)
Chr. Muziekvereniging Blaast de Bazuin (Piet Visser)
Chr. brassband Westersweach (Reimer Jan Rondaan)
Felison Brass (Marcel Mooibroek)
Koperensemble De Waldsang (Gerk Huisma)
Soli Deo Gloria (Martijn Oostra)
Soli Deo Gloria (Reimer Jan Rondaan)

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