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Results: 2018 Leicestershire BBA Open

Ratby Co-operative led the way in the title winning stakes at Loughborough Endowed Schools on the weekend, with section wins for Hade Edge, Horbury Victoria, Tendring Brass, Whitwell Brass and Enderby Youth & Concert

Ratby
  Ratby Co-operative led the way at the Leicestershire BBA Contest

Results:

Championship Section:

Adjudicator: Alan Morrison

1. Ratby Co-operative (Mareika Grey)
2. Derwent Brass (Jack Capstaff)
3. Haverhil Silver (Paul Filby)
4. Footscray Yarraville City (Phillipa Edwards)
5. Kidlington Concert (Duncan Wilson)
6. Hathern (David Newman)
7. Langley (Cliff Parker)

Best Soloist: Rob Hunt (euphonium) — Ratby Co-operative
Betty Anderson Memorial Trophy: Derwent Brass
Best Trombones: Ratby Co-operative

First Section:

Adjudicator John Roberts

1. Hade Edge (Jonathan Beatty)
2. Enderby (Ryan Richards)
3. A W Parker Drybook (Joshua Ruck)
4. Oddfellows (Chris Small)
5. Harborough (Brad Turnbull)
6. Kibworth (John Hudson)
7. Bedford Tow (Andy Kershaw)
8. Ibstock Brick Brass (Simon Willis)
9. Wigston (Chris Small)
10. Staines Brass (Jonathan Pipper)

Second Section:

Adjudicator: Steve Pritchard-Jones

1. Horbury Victoria (Duncan Beckley)
2. Milton Keynes Brass (Jonathan Mott)
3. Foss Dyke (Michael Howley)
4. Littleport Brass (Ian Knapton)
5. Ireland Colliery Chesterfield (Lindon Bolt)
6. Hucknall & Linby (Paul Whyley)
7. Rolls Royce Derby (Graham Cardwell)
8. City of Coventry (Stephen Cooper)
9. Daventry Brass (Ken Ewer)

Third Section:

Adjudicator Steve Pritchard-Jones

1. Tendring Brass (Anthony Sanders)
2. Amington (Alan Gifford)
3. Matlock (Chris Banks)
4. East Coast Brass (Paul Speed)
5. Corby Silver (Cathy Fountain)

Fourth Section:

Adjudicator: Benjamin Richeton

1. Whitwell Brass (Ryan Stacey)
2. Croft Silver (Ian Needham)
3. Ratby Co-op Mid (Gary Perrin)
4. Maltby Miners Welfare (Terry Clifford)
5. Kirkby Colliery Welfare (Neville Buxton)
6. Malvern Hills District (Chris License)
7. Melton (Graham Sutton)
8. Syston (Gary Smallwood)
9. University of Warwick (Simon Hogg)

Unregistered Section:

Adjudicator: Benjamin Richeton

1. Enderby Youth & Concert (Stewart Osgood)

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Phil Lawrence

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Composer and conductor