Dronfield Invitation Entertainments Contest - Results


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Dronfield Invitation Entertainment Contest - 27/09/03,
Adjudicator - Stan Lippeatt
Entrys and Draw

Draw No.1:

Nottingham City Transport Band, Conductor Steve Phillips
Prelude for an Occasion - Gregson
Rainforest (From Windows of the World) - Graham
Amazonia (From Windows of the World) - Graham
Jeannie with the Light Brown Hair - Foster (arr. Howarth) Euph Soloist Ian McCormack
Cops and Robbers for Brass Band - Hogarth Lear, feat David Hill

Draw No.2:

Stannington Brass Band, Conductor John Hopkinson

Strike up the Band - Gershwin (arr. Richards)
Zelda - Code, Cornet Soloist Richard Dowling
Somewhere Out There - Horner (arr. Barry)
Elvis Rocks - arr. Richards
Introduction Act III Lohengrin - Wagner (arr. Wright)

Draw No. 3:

The Riddings Band, Conductor John Davis

(1st two items changed from Programme!!)
Fanfare (something or other) - Richards (i think)
March "Praise" - I cant remember
The Folks who live on the hill - Kern (arr. Richards), Flugel Soloist Pam Davis
Finale from Pineapple Poll - Sullivan (arr. Mackerras)
Greensleeves - Attrib Henry VIII (arr. Snell)
Finale from Checkmate - Bliss (arr. Ball)

Soloist Prize - Pam Davis (Riddings)

1st - Riddings (93pts)
2nd - NCT (90pts)
3rd - Stannington (88pts)


Stan Lippeatt came up with exactly the same results as I did. 3 good programmes performed well. Wasn't overly impressed with NCT's Cops and Robbers interpretation but Mr. Lippeatt seemed to like it, so who am i to commen?t!!
Highlights of the evening were NCT's Amazonia (I think Windows of the World is a great piece anyway, but it was well executed), Stannington's Strike Up The Band and Ridding's Checkmate.

Great evening's entertainment, well done all!!

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