Sydney National Band Championships 2009

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by Allan, Jan 17, 2007.

  1. Allan

    Allan New Member

    Hi there to all fellow bandies.

    In April 2009 Sydney is hosting the Australian National Band Championships. Are there any bands who are interested in coming over an giving it a go? The competition covers Brass and Wind Ensembles and also solo and ensembles for each as well.

    For those who play in a brass band there is a short compulsory street march. Over here we have a set test piece one own choice, a hymn, stage march and a street march.

    If anyone is interest in the competition please let me know.

    Here is the list of brass test pieces for our 2007 Championships.

    A Grade Brass,Terra Australis Martin Ellerby
    B Grade Brass,King Of Elflands Daughter Rodney Newton
    C Grade Brass, Gaullimaufry Suite Philip Harper
    D Grade Brass,Glasgow Overture Alan Fernie
    Junior A Grade, Brass,Three Places In Italy Brenton Broadstock
    Junior B Grade Brass, Comber Suite Darrol Barry
    Junior C Grade Brass,Fata Morgana Kees Schoonenbeek

    Who is up for a challenge against the Aussies?
     
  2. MarkGillatt

    MarkGillatt Member

    After what you did to us in the cricket? You must be joking!

    Although it would be a cracking band tour for someone. If anyone needs a percussionist?
     
  3. Allan

    Allan New Member

    Hi Mark, if you are ever up for a challenge you know you are most welcome.

    Go the Aussies! Aussie, Aussie, Aussie, oi, oi, oi
     
  4. topeuph

    topeuph Member

    Do you know the exact dates for the contests?
    What is the prize money?
     
  5. Allan

    Allan New Member

    Australian Nationals 2009

    I will find you for you and let you know. If you woud like to look at the contestants for this years Nationals here is a link.

    http://www.4barsrest.com/news/du_detail.asp?id=4869

    April is a nice time in Sydney.

    Allan
     
  6. Allan

    Allan New Member

    Australian Nationals 2009 - Dates

    The dates of the 2009 Nationals are Thursday 9th April 2009 (Solos & Ensembles) through to Monday 13th April 2009 (Concert Bands). The Brass bands are usually held on Friday & Saturday, having actual timing & scheduling of sections & events have not beem decided at this stage so the Brass Bands could be on Friday, Saturday & Sunday.


    I will get the information about prizes and let you know.

    If you woud like to look at the contestants for this years Nationals here is a link.

    http://www.4barsrest.com/news/du_detail.asp?id=4869
     
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2007

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