National championships test pieces announced (for Belgium ;) )

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Jan H, Jun 2, 2008.

  1. Jan H

    Jan H Moderator Staff Member

    3rd division: Lydian Pictures (Simon Dobson)
    2nd division: Kaleidoscope (Philip Sparke)
    1st division: James Cook – Circumnavigator (Gilbert Vinter)
    Championship section: Checkmate (Sir Arthur Bliss arr. by Eric Ball)

    Quite a surprising choice, but there had been rumours going round that the champ section test piece would be an "oldie"
     
    Last edited: Jun 2, 2008
  2. Strange choice... Four dances from Checkmate....
     
  3. Sébastien

    Sébastien New Member

    When is this Championships ?

    Do you have a list of participants ?
     
    Last edited: Jun 17, 2008
  4. Jan H

    Jan H Moderator Staff Member

    usually the last weekend of November

    Championship section will probably be:
    - Willebroek
    - Buizingen
    - Festival
    - Metropole
    - Noord-Limburg
    - Kortrijk
    (maybe also Young-Willebroek, cause they had the right to promote)

    The other sections can very (depends on who decides to enter) Last year we had
    Liege and Zele in 1st section (together with Young Willebroek), Heist, Leieland, Smeermaas, Panta Rhei Ghent and Mons in 2nd and Flugelbrass and Retie in 3rd

    I think Heist may promote to the 1st section (maybe Bert can confirm this?) and Flugelbrass recently changed its name (after an internal dispute)
     
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2008
  5. Sébastien

    Sébastien New Member

    Ok thank you !

    Have you perhaps a website for buy tickets ?
     
  6. Jan H

    Jan H Moderator Staff Member

    I usually just pay at the door... The hall is usually filled quite well, but not completely full.
    The date is 30 November by the way, I just checked. In the Royal Music Conservatory of Brussels (halfway between the royal palace and the "palais de justice", the court building)
     
  7. Sébastien

    Sébastien New Member

    Aïe...

    The Swiss National Championships is the 30.11.08 too...

    :-(
     
  8. Yep, we're going for the 1st section this year :biggrin:
     
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  9. brassbandmaestro

    brassbandmaestro Active Member

    Goog luck you guys!!!
     
  10. Checkmate is a great piece! enjoy
     
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