National Championships of Great Britain - Qualifying Bands - Second Section

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Di, Mar 18, 2007.

  1. Di

    Di Active Member

    National Brass Band Championships

    Sunday 30th September, 2007

    International Conference Centre, Harrogate


  2. Chunky

    Chunky Active Member

  3. Owen S

    Owen S Member

    According to the announcement on the Kapitol website, the 2nd section is on the Sunday afternoon.

    I notice that the 4barsrest classifieds also list the regionals pieces as the set music.

    See you there Chunky.
  4. Chunky

    Chunky Active Member

    Cheers for that Owen. And yes see you there!
  5. BigHorn

    BigHorn Active Member

    I'm so jealous, our band convincingly beat 4 of the 2nd section finalist bands at Butlins only a couple of months ago. :mad:
    Missed out yet again by one place - coming 3rd for the last 3 years. It should have been us - Sulk :(
  6. Chunky

    Chunky Active Member

    So sorry BigHorn! Would not swap our Butlins result for the result at area under any circumstance!
  7. Owen S

    Owen S Member

    Well, if it's any consolation, we took the area performance we were capable of on stage at Stevenage last Saturday, but we left the Butlins performance we were capable of in Staines bandroom on the Thursday night before.

    Good luck next year.
  8. Lotta

    Lotta Member

    Anyone know when the Finals Test pieces are announced?

  9. Di

    Di Active Member

    Usually around the end of May/beginning of June. :)
  10. Chunky

    Chunky Active Member

    That long to wait :rolleyes: Hotel is booked, coach is booked, all we are waiting for is the piece now!
  11. Di

    Di Active Member

  12. postie

    postie Member

    Results from 4 bars rest:

    1. Newbridge (Celynen), Paul Holland, 3, 189
    2. Beaumaris B, Gwyn Evans, 8, 186
    3. Phoenix West Midlands Brass, David Maplestone, 13, 184
    4. Wakefield Metropolitan, Norman Law, 10, 183
    5. Kippax, Alan Morrison, 16, 181
    6. Wardle and Anderson District Brass, Sean Conway, 2, 180

    Soloist: Euph, Nigel Thomas, Newbridge
  13. Griffis

    Griffis Member

    Fantastic result for Welsh banding, and well done to all my friends at both Newbridge and Beaumaris!

    P.S. Remember Iwan, no unscheduled stops on the way home ;)
  14. dyl

    dyl Active Member

    Da iawn Cymru!

    At least Welsh banding is in a better state than Welsh rugby! ;)
  15. mutedropper

    mutedropper Member

    Congratulations to Newbridge and Beaumaris
  16. hellraiser

    hellraiser Member

    da iawn beaumaris a newbridge
  17. iancwilx

    iancwilx Well-Known Member

    What's "*&^{~#|><\+>" in Welsh ?

    Seriously; heartiest congratulations to the Welsh Bands, a well deserved triumph.
    Did our Yorkshire beer agree with you ?
    (Even if snooty Harrogate bums up the prices)
    - Wilkie
  18. dyl

    dyl Active Member

  19. stopher

    stopher Member

    WAHEY!!!!! Well chuffed with 2nd with Beaumaris yesterday. Bit of a late one last night and have given up teaching today - its keyboard and headphone lessons via distance learning!

    Congratulations to Newbridge and Iwan (will never hear the end of it from him now!

    Plus at least Welsh Rugby has improved immediatley now that Gyppo Jenkins has had the boot! It was like having George W Bush as head coach the rubbish he was spouting!
  20. iancwilx

    iancwilx Well-Known Member

    Ha! Ha! - LOL
    I should have guessed that shouldn't I ??
    - Wilkie

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