Pontin’s Youth Brass Festival 2006

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  1. TheMusicMan

    TheMusicMan tMP Founder Staff Member

    Incorporating The British Open Youth Section Championships

    Pontin’s are delighted to invite all youth bands to enter the second Brass Band Festival which will take place at Prestatyn Sands Holiday Centre over the weekend of Friday 23rd to
    Monday 26th June 2006. The Festival is intended to provide both a competitive and enjoyable event for all who attend, with entertainment and leisure facilities on offer for all the family throughout the weekend.

    The prestigious British Open Brass Band titles are on offer with kind permission of Karyn & Martin Mortimer, to whom we are very grateful, along with £3,500 in cash prizes and Trophies.

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

    Our music consultant James Scott has chosen the following test piece Section A River city Suite - James Curnow - available from Winwood Music. Section B Movements 1 & 2(Towers and Chimneys and Lord of the Dance from Partita Postcards from Home – Philip Wilby – available from Winwood Music.

    Pontins Brass Band committee always encourage and request comments from anyone for the improvement of their Brass Band Festivals, and after last years successful event received several which the committee have taken into consideration and are preparing some adjustments to the rules these will be included in the schedules and announced shortly.

    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


    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

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