Wessex Brass Band Contest

Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by fartycat, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    Very enjoyable day at Weymouth yesterday for the Wessex Winter Contest (own choice test piece and march)

    Here are the results as far as I could gleam, if there are any corrections please post!


    Overall placings

    1. Woodfalls Band
    March Ravenswood by W.Rimmer
    A Tale as yet Untold by Philip Sparke conducted by Phil Randell

    2. Hyde Band
    Dances and Arias by Edward Gregson conducted by Helen Kinder

    3. Verwood Concert Brass March Castell Coch by T.J.Powell
    Essay by Edward Gregson conducted by Kevin Smith

    4. Poole Borough March The Stars & Stripes Forever arr. P.Graham
    Symphony of Marches by Gilbert Vinter conducted by David Evans

    5. Gillingham Imperial Band March Florentiner arr. R Barsotti
    Penlee by Simon Dobson conducted by Paul Williams

    6. Otterbourne Brass
    Kaleidoscope by Philip Sparke conducted by Chris Davies

    7. Ocean Brass March Bombasto by O.R.Farrar
    Epic Symphony by Percy Fletcher conducted by J.Lush-Camps

    8 Downton Band
    A Salford Sinfonietta by Darrol Barry
    Roland Wright

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    Championship section winners
    Woodfalls Band
    March Ravenswood by W.Rimmer
    A Tale as yet Untold by Philip Sparke conducted by Phil Randell

    1st Section winners
    Hyde Band
    Dances and Arias by Edward Gregson conducted by Helen Kinder

    2nd Section winners
    Otterbourne Brass
    Kaleidoscope by Philip Sparke conducted by Chris Davies

    3rd Section Winners
    Gillingham Imperial Band March Florentiner arr. R Barsotti
    Penlee by Simon Dobson
    Paul Williams

    4th Section winners;
    Andover Town Band March The Shining Star by P.Graham
    British Isles Suite by Jonathan Bates Steve Large

    Best March - Woodfalls
    Best Perc - Hyde
    Best Solo cornet in 1st section - Hyde
    Best Euph - Woodfalls
    Best Instrumentalist - Euph of Woodfalls
    Conductor judged to have the best musical interpretation of the score - Gillingham


    Sadly, I don't know where the rest of the bands came but this is what they all played and who conducted;

    Corsham Band March The Cossack by W.Rimmer
    Divertimento by Darrol Barry
    Colin Hogg


    Horsham Borough Band March Ravenswood by W.Rimmer
    Symphony of Thanksgiving by Dean Goffin
    Andrew Kershaw


    New Forest Brass
    Diamond Heritege by Darrol Barry
    Ian Luxford


    Swindon Brass
    The Once and Future King by Andrew Baker
    Francis Cowley


    Weymouth Concert Brass
    Hollywood by Goff Richards
    Adam Glynn
     
  2. Chris Hicks

    Chris Hicks Member

    Corsham came 15th Paul
     
  3. bignige

    bignige Member

    March results? Verwood were 3rd but not sure about the others.

    Thought the atmosphere yesterday was good. Well done Paul on your reading
     
  4. fartycat

    fartycat Member

    I found these on facebook so can't vouch for 100% accuracy but I do know that Woodies, Ocean, Verwood and Gillingham placings are correct;

    March results

    1. Woodfalls
    2. Ocean Brass
    3. Verwood Concert Brass
    4. Horsham Borough
    5. Bath Spa
    6. Poole Borough
    7. Bream Silver
    8. Gillingham Imperial
    9. Andover Town
    10. Corsham
     

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