Land o Burns 2009

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Joe Soap, Aug 17, 2009.

  1. Joe Soap

    Joe Soap Member


    Can anyone supply a list of competing bands for next week's contest.

    Thanks in advance

  2. brianatb

    brianatb Member

    Don`t have the list, Annan town band are going.
  3. Tubah

    Tubah Member

    Yeah and scalp hunting when there.............
  4. Thirteen Ball

    Thirteen Ball Active Member

    Give em hell, Hammy!
  5. Joe Soap

    Joe Soap Member


    From what i can gather

    Kirkintilloch K
    Broxburn& Livingston

    + 8 more

  6. davids

    davids New Member

    Land O' Burns

    Take a look at Dalmellington Band's website. Guestbook & Forum. Land O' Burns 2009. The list is there.

  7. Joe Soap

    Joe Soap Member


    Thanks for the pointer.

  8. DLogan

    DLogan Member

    Competing Band:

    Dunaskin Doon
    Easington Colliery
    Scottish Co-op

    Broxburn & Livingston
    Newtongrange Silver

    Annan Town Band
    Downshire Brass
    Shotts St Patrick’s

    Irvine & Dreghorn

    Brass Sounds Inverclyde

    Withdrawn - Fishburn

    Dalmellington Band
  9. Absolutely gutted is all I can say.
  10. DLogan

    DLogan Member

    Full Results from today's contest.

    Adjudicator: David Horsfield

    Placing Band Conductor Section Draw Score
    1 Whitburn Steven Mead Ch. 13 194
    2 Co-operative Funeralcare Michael Fowles Ch. 12 193
    3 Johnstone Raymond Tennant 1st 5 191
    4 Kirkintilloch Selmer Simonsen Ch. 2 190
    5 Easington Colliery Roy Curran Ch. 3 189
    6 Newtongrange Nigel Boddice MBE 1st 14 188
    7 Dunaskin Doon John Boax Ch. 9 187
    8 Downshire Brass Michael Alcorn 2nd 10 185
    9 Lochgelly Paul Drury 1st 6 184
    10 Broxburn & Livingston John Boax 1st 8 183
    11 Shotts St. Patrick’s Gavin Lindsay 2nd 4 180
    12 Brass Sounds Inverclyde Gareth Bowman 4th 1 178
    13 Irvine & Dreghorn David McKellar 3rd 11 177
    14 Annan Town David Shanks 2nd 7 176

    Best Instrumentalist Bass Trom - Downshire Brass
    Best Principal Cornet Whitburn
    Best Soprano Cornet Kirktintilloch
    Best Flugel Horn Co-Op
    Best Tenor Horn Irvine & Dreghorn
    Best Trombone Co-Op
    Best Euphonium Whitburn
    Best Bass Section Whitburn
    Best Percussion Section Johnstone
    Dress & Deportment Downshire
    Highest Placed Ayrshire Band Dunaskin Doon
  11. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Sorry I couldn't make it down to Troon, Diane! Good contest? Any interesting arrangements this year?
  12. DLogan

    DLogan Member

    It was a good day. We got lots of good feedback from the bands who seemed to enjoy the day.

    Can't comment on the music I'm afraid as I was stuck in the kitchen all day feeding the masses and never heard a band!
  13. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    ... business as usual, then?
  14. Dave Jaybee

    Dave Jaybee New Member

    A fantastic result for Johnstone splitting the top three. Well done Raymondo and the rest of the crew!
  15. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Certainly is ... did you cover much of the contest today, Dave?
  16. Dave Jaybee

    Dave Jaybee New Member

    No Tommy. Resting up for park gig tomorrow!!!!
  17. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    ... any idea what your old band, Johnstone, played?
  18. Aurora771

    Aurora771 Member

    I can't remember the names of the pieces Johnstone played, sadly, but it was certainly entertaining! Thoroughly deserved 3rd, and the percussion prize.

    Just like to say well played to our solo horn who won best horn today... yayness! Played beautifully. :clap:
  19. brassneck

    brassneck Active Member

    Ray Tennant's always had the knack of choosing good programmes over the years. Interesting to see a spread of individual awards, so well done to all.
  20. bexy

    bexy New Member

    Well done to Irvine and Dreghorn Horn player! Nice to see the band's name up there! :tup

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