Just reading about the number of bands that have played in 4th section this year ive a Programme in front of me now from Midland Area Saturday 30/April/1977 price 15p.
When it was held at De Montford Hall &Wyggeston Girls College Leicester.
That day 20 bands played in 4th section i played in my school band on Solo Baritone with test piece been Hungarian Fantasy by Albert Jakeway prize money been
1st prize £45,2nd£25 and 3rd £20.
Adjudicator was Peter Kitson.
Ashbourne T. Chadwick
Barlestone Victoria J .Talbott
Bridgnorth &District D.Short
Horncastle Silver G.Moralee
Hucknall/Linby MW B.Wilkinson
Kettering Gold & Silver A.Hounsome
Leicester Foresters NO 2 A.Roe
Long Eaton Silver E.Beadley
Pleasley Colliery G.Lee
Royal Leamington Spa P.Russell
Rushden Mission E.Denton
Shipton Town R.Nash
Shire Brook Miners Welfare S.Appleton
Shire Oak School Brass M.Ridley
Stanton(under Bardon) P.Lewcey
Stourport Youth G.Jackson
Wolverhampton Brass E.Stephens
Cant remeber the first 3 but there was no break for the 1 adjudicator.
If you/any relations played at this particular 4th section contest in this year what band did you/they play for?
I was playing for Shire Oak School Band and the senior band whom i was a member of the junior band Walsall Metropoliotan Band WON 3rd section that year and went on to WIN 3rd Section National Final playing 2nd Baritone of that year which i played in and was my first contest with senior band what a start to senior band debut!!!!!!