One Trick Pony MDs

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by tubafran, Mar 5, 2013.

  1. tubafran

    tubafran Active Member

    We had the good fortune to be awarded 1st place at the 3rd Section Yorkshire Regionals on Hollywood!. This is only the 2nd time our MD John Davis has received a 1st place at an area contest.

    The previous time was in 1996 with The Riddings Band in the 2nd Section on the same test piece Hollywood!

    We jokingly ribbed him about this and we are looking forward to it being selected at a future contest. So does any stato know if any other MDs have achieved a similar double on an area test piece when used more than once?

    Congratulations to all the placed bands and to Skelmanthorpe B for their anticipated promotion (unofficial) and a massive big thank you to John Davis and the whole Dronfield team for all their hard work and the efforts that allowed us to obtain the success we have.
     
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  3. Ianroberts

    Ianroberts Well-Known Member

    seems a little harsh to call him a one trick pony
     
  4. yoda

    yoda Member

    But there is many a true word spoken in jest ;)
     
  5. tubafran

    tubafran Active Member

    Ian - I'm sure he's been called worse - can't "blame the MD" for this one ;)
     
  6. euphalogy

    euphalogy Member

    Hes has more tricks than we have registries and cards!
    Bless him
     
  7. euphalogy

    euphalogy Member

    Francis
    when last used as an Area test piece in 1974 3rd Section i was a x*/#% year old Principal Euphonium player with the then Rossington Colliery Band.
    We won. Very much doubt that repeating itself on Sunday.
     
  8. euphalogy

    euphalogy Member

    DEVON FANTASY thst is........ Ooops
     
  9. Ianroberts

    Ianroberts Well-Known Member

    lets face it, if he only has 1 trick, thats 3 more than a bass player in his band eh !

    :D:D:D:D
     
  10. euphalogy

    euphalogy Member

    Referee!?!???........
    Francis has many tricks, managing the vast store of music in their place as he does, is a monumental achievement. He is so dextrous he could be on Bb Bass.
     
  11. tubafran

    tubafran Active Member

    Thanks for the comment Alan - don't need a ref to sort Ian out - I'll just add him to the ignore list ;)
     
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  13. tubafran

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    Well the challenge is set so good luck with that one - at least the numbers is more manageable this year and a little less like the lottery of past years
     
  14. Ianroberts

    Ianroberts Well-Known Member


    thats a shame, you wont get to see thise then !


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  15. mikelyons

    mikelyons Supporting Member

    C'mon! Now you're just taking the urine! :p :clap:
     

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