OPEN HOUSE AT REGIONAL TEST PIECE WORKSHOP Cleckheaton Sports Club, Bradford Road, Cleckheaton, Yorkshire BD19 5AG. 1.00 pm. SUNDAY 2nd JANUARY 2011 The Association of Brass Band Adjudicators will be holding their Annual General Meeting during the morning of the above date at the Cleckheaton Sports Club. Following this meeting ABBA is joining forces with No2 Area of The National Association of Brass Band Conductors in promoting an Open Workshop covering the chosen works for Sections 4 -3 and 2 of the Regional Test Pieces for 2011. This workshop which will commence at 1.00pm will be open to any interested party to attend. The three pieces will be introduced by Philip Harper and David Hirst who will outline the various points of interest contained in the music from an adjudicating aspect. They will be assisted by Simone Rebello who will identify any percussion difficulties. The Drighlington Band, Conductor Jim Davis has been engaged for this workshop. Ample opportunity will also be given to members of the NABBC and anyone present to contribute both practically and verbally during the presentation of each piece. It is proposed to allow 1hour 15mins. for the exploration of each piece, with a break for light refreshments at some stage during the proceedings. This should result in a 5.00.pm finish. There will be no charge for admission. In promoting this workshop the two Associations are keen to encourage a large attendance. It will provide an excellent opportunity for Players, Conductors, Adjudicators and all who have an interest in Competitions to exchange views on the many varied aspects of Contest Promotion, Preparation and Adjudication. If you require any further information please contact Mal Brownbill by email or telephone. Email. firstname.lastname@example.org telephone 01744 28642. Mal Brownbill. PRO. ABBA. I cannot recommend this event highly enough, the last two years have been highly informative and an excellent afternoon. Great company and great music. As above you can contact Mal, if you want to contact me,. PM me I'll be happy to help. . .