Results: 2022 Swiss National Championships

Brass Band Treize Etoiles break the Valaisia grip to reclaim the Swiss National title in Montreux as section victories go to Emmental, Kirchenmusik Fluhli, Berner Oberland Junior, Gurbetal and Entlebucher Jugend Brass Band.

  The Swiss Championships took place in Montreux


Excellence Section:

Set Work: St Magnus (Kenneth Downie)

Set Work: Dr Robert Childs, Kevin Houben, Anne van den Berg
Own Choice: Martin Ellerby, Jan van der Roost, Klaas van der Woude

Set Work/Own Choice = Total

1. Brass Band Treize Etoiles (Frederic Theodoloz): 1/2 = 3
2. Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern (Michael Bach): 5/1 = 6
3. Valaisia Brass Band (Arsene Duc): 2/5 = 7
4. Liberty Brass Band (Stefan Roth): 4/6 = 10*
5. Ensemble de Cuivres Melodia (Vincent Baroni): 6/4 = 10
6. Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisian (Francois Roh): 8/3 = 11
7. Brass Band Berner Oberland (Corsin Tuor): 3/9 = 12
8. Brass Band Fribourg A (Maurice Donnet-Monay): 7/7 = 14
9. Ensemble de Cuivres Jurassien (Ueli Kipfer): 9/8 = 17

*Set Work position takes precedence

Best Soprano Cornet on set work: Jérémy Cocquoz (Brass Band Treize Etoiles)
Best Soloist in Own Choice: Percussion Section (Brass Band Burgermusik Luzern)

Elite Section:

Set Work: Nu — Concerto No17 for Brass Band (Ludovic Neurohr)
Adjudicators: Jan van der Roost, Martin Ellerby, Klaas van der Woude

1. Brass Band Emmental (Jan Muller): 96
2. Graubunden Brass (Gian Stecher): 95
3. Brass Band Eglisau (Andreas Buri): 94
4. BML Talents (Patrick Ottiger): 93
5. Regional Brass Band Bern (Manuel Renggli): 92
6. Ensemble de Cuivres Euphonia (Michael Bach): 91
7. Brass Band Harmonie Neuenkirch (Manuel Imhof): 90
8. Brass Band Imperial Lenzburg A (Rafael Camartin): 88
9. Universal Brass Band Wil (Gian Stecher): 87
10. Brass Band Rickenbach (Enrico Calzaferri): 86

Best Percussion Section: Graubunden Brass

First Section:

Set Work: Chivalry (Martin Ellerby)
Adjudicators: Dr Robert Childs, Kevin Houben, Anne van den Berg

1. Brass Band Kirchenmusik Fluhli (Armin Renggli): 96
2. Brass Band Fribourg B (Aurelien Darbellay):95
3. Ensemble de Cuivres Ambitus (Damien Lagger): 94
4. Brass Band Lötschental (Yvan Lagger): 92
5. mgrr Brass Band (Roman Caprez): 91
6. RosAlp Brass Band (David Bonvin): 90
7. Brass Band MG Reiden (Roland Froscher): 89
8. Liberty Brass Band Junior (Stefan Roth): 88
9. Brass Band Treize Etoiles B (Lionel Fumeaux): 86
10. AEW Concert Brass Fricktal (Florentin Setz): 85
11. Brass Band Cazis (Robin Bartholini): 84
12. Brass Band Breitenbach (Reto Naf): 83
13. Brass Band Feldmusik Knutwil (Gian Walker): 82

Best flugel/horn section: Brass Band Kirchenmusik Fluhli

Second Section:

Set Work: Variations on 'Was Lebet' (Andrew Wainright)
Adjudicators: Christophe Jeanbourquin, Gilles Rocha, Thomas Reudi

1. Brass Band Berner Oberland Junior (Joram Bots): 97
2. Brass Band Harmonie Rickenbach (Luca Frischknecht): 96
3. Brass Band Thurgau (Daniel Gubler): 95
4. Musik Frohsinn Oberburg (Jan Muller): 94
5. Constellation Brass Band B (Olivier Vergeres): 93
6. Brass Band L'Avenir Lignieres (Cyril Perrenoud): 92
7. Brass Band Abinchova (Gian Walker): 91
8. Brassband Musikgesellschaft Root (Roman Caprez): 90
9. Oberwalliser Brass Band (Tobias Salzgeber): 89
10= BB MG Konkordia Aedermannsdorf (Simon Gertschen): 88
10= Brass Band Imperial Lenzburg B (Michael Barmet): 88
12= Brass Band Feldmusik Escholzmatt (Schmidiger Zeno): 87
12= Brass Band Zurich (Werner Kubli): 87
14. Brass Band Junior Valaisan (Fabien Beney): 86

Best flugel/horn section: Brass Band Harmonie Rickenbach

Third Section:

Set Work: St Austell Suite (Kenneth Downie)
Adjudicators: Dr Robert Childs, Kevin Houben, Anne van den Berg

1. Brass Band Gurbetal (Joram Bots): 95
2. Ensemble de Cuivres Melodia B (Joelle Gaillard): 93
3. Musikgesellschaft Jenaz (Tristan Uth): 92
4. Brass Band Solothurn (Uilson Castro): 90
5. Brass Band Franches-Montagnes (Frederic Praz): 89
6. MV Brass Band Henggart (Amos Gfeller): 87
7. Ensemble de Cuivres Jurassien B (Boris Oppliger): 86
8. Brass Band Frutigen (Adrian Germann): 83
9. Thunerseebrass (Christoph Hertig): 82

Best Principal Cornet: Roland Schmid (Brass Band Gurbetal)

Fourth Section:

Set Work: Neverland (Christopher Bond)
Adjudicators: Christophe Jeanbourquin, Gilles Rocha, Thomas Reudi

1. Entlebucher Jugend Brass Band (Patrick Notter): 95
2. Jugend Brass Band Michelsamt (Joel Spitaleri): 94
3. Jugend Brass Band Oberer Sempachersee (Mattia Klaus): 92
4. Hinterlander Jugend Brass Band (Luca Frischknecht): 91
5. Fanfare Union de Buix (Loic Citherlet): 90
6. Jugend Brass Band Regionale Musikschule Liestal (Ivan Estermann): 89

Best flugel/horn section: Entlebucher Jugend Brass Band

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