Pontin’s Youth Brass Band Festival 2006

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  1. TheMusicMan

    TheMusicMan tMP Founder Staff Member

    Pontin’s Youth Brass Festival 2006
    Incorporating The British Open Youth Section Championships 2006 15th to 18th September 2006.

    Places are still available for this years event and Pontin’s are delighted to invite all youth bands to enter the second Youth Brass Band Festival which will take place at Prestatyn Sands Holiday Centre . The Festival is intended to provide both a competitive and enjoyable atmosphere for all who attend, with entertainment and leisure facilities on offer for all the family throughout the weekend.

    The adjudicators for this years Youth Festival will be Dr Roy Newsome and Dennis Wilby for both sections of the event.

    The prestigious British Open Brass Band titles are on offer with kind permission of Karyn & Martin Mortimer, to whom Pontins Brass Band Committee is very grateful.

    Cash prizes , Trophies and bands travel allowances fund amounts to over £4000.

    The format of the competition is a 25 minute programme to include a set test piece, an own choice March, any arranged Hymn Tune and pieces of your own choice to make up the 25 minute programme.

    The test pieces:
    • Section A – “ River City Suite” by James Curnow - available from Winwood Music
    • Section B - Movements 1 & 2 (Towers and Chimneys and Lord of the Dance) from Partita “Postcards from Home” by Philip Wilby – available from Winwood Music.
    For further information please contact either of the Festivals Contest Controllers.

    Mr Colin Morrison , 22 Rushdon Close , Grays , Essex, RM17 5QW
    Telephone/Fax Number (01375) 409807, E-mail cm006c6149@blueyonder.co.uk or
    Mr Frank Hodges, 39 Broxton Avenue, Orrell, Wigan, WN5 8NP

    Telephone: 01942 703217 Fax: 01942 212418 Mobile: 07930 562 768 E-mail - frankhodges@bbbr.co.uk