Discussion in 'The Adjudicators' Comments' started by 3 bent valves, May 16, 2005.
Does anyone have the results from yesterday's contest in Whitehaven? I can't find them anywhere.
yep but only from memory:
5th section: Whitehaven brass Eric Ball Divertimento
1st : FIVE RIVERS BRASS :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :clap: Divertimento B Kelly
2nd: Pilling Jubilee
3rd: FIVE RIVERS BRASS :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :clap: :clap: :clap: :tup:tup A Saddleworth Festival Overture
4th: BMP Goodshaw
1st GT Group Peterlee
2nd: Dearham - I think?
1st Section: Jonstone
2nd Section: Blackburn and D
3rd Section: Tintwhistle
Thats only from memory so please correct me if im wrong
Well done FRB - we are a super band when we want to be
I am had a fantastic day playing twice for my band and rep for Ellington too. Was a long day but really exciting.
Hey, congrats to all in Dearham for an excellent showing at Whitehaven.........1st in the 3rd section and 2nd in the second section....not bad going.....and a good day out !!..:clap: :clap: :clap: :clap:
a good contest with a very friendly atmosphere, it would be nice to see more bands supporting this very well run event.
Yeah, I always used to enjoy Whitehaven contest, especially the bus trip back across the country on the A69... aaah, those were the days. It was 1st contest I ever won as a player. (OK, so we only won section 4 but who cares?!!)
Congrats to all prizewinners!
Not a bad day out....playing 2nd baritone....C'MON!
Only heard the 1st section and all the bands played well, although for me Johnstone where miles ahead with a very strong performance of Endevour(sp?) keep an eye out for them at the nationals!
Well done to Ellington, the band played very well and gave a convincing performance of Resurgam...not easy to do!
This is a great wee contest with good prize money and it amazes me how few bands go, especially in the lower sections, so come on it needs your support. Really enjoyed playing Endeavour. Wonder why you don`t hear it more often.
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Official Results for those who don't know (... from BBW)
Results of the Cumbrian Brass Band Association 20th annual Whitehaven Brass Band Festival held Sunday May 15.
Adjudicator Raymond Tennant.
Johnstone (Gavin Lindsay) 192
Blackburn and Darwen (Nick Shepherd) 191
Tintwistle (David Shutter) 189.
GT Group Peterlee (Barry Holden) 188 1,
Dereham Band (Mark Condron) 187 2,
BMP Europe Ltd Goodshaw (D W Ashworth) 186 3.
Dereham (Mike Condron) 185 1,
Pilling Jubilee Silver (B. Harper) 184 2,
Five Rivers Brass (Colin Harris) 183 3.
Five Rivers Brass (Colin Harris) 182.
Fifth section (for unregistered Cumbrian bands only):
Whitehaven Brass (Gary Williams) 176 1.
Graded Bands were permitted to also enter one section above their own grade.
Don't like to be picky !!! but its DEARHAM, and our MD is MARK CONDRON...grand chap, and working wonders with the band.:tup
Keep up the good work lads n lasses :clap: u know hu u r !!
the horns are fantastic lol xx
and added congrats to Whitehaven Band in the 5th section, well done. Congrats also to Gary their MD who is actually Dearham's Solo Baritone....keep up the good work Gaz.:clap:
yeh we know the dearham horns are fantastic....as usual!!
.... erm, I only copied/pasted directly from BBW website! (don't shoot the messenger blah blah blah sorta-thing...) :frown:
sorry, "brassneck", bit proud of the guys n gals and wanted all to know who they really were....
the horn section are a real delight, some are pleasing on the eye too ......... ... lol x
.... where's the photos?
leave that one with me.... see what i can do !!
:tup .... will wait and see!
thanks for your positive comments. we were a bit worried that the adjudicator, who was an an ex md of the band ,would be seen to be less than impartial by some of the punters but thankfully this does not seem to be the case. an admirable outcome as i know this adjudicator to be a man of impeccable credentials.'
thank you to the many spectators who congratulated on the band's fine performance.
as i have already said on this site this is an extremely well run and friendly contest which i would urge more bands to attend.
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