Results From English National Championship - The Guild Hall, Pre

Posted by Mark Wilkinson on 21 August 2008

 

Position
Band
Conductor
Draw
1
Grimethorpe Colliery
Allan Withington
8
2
Black Dyke
Dr. Nicholas Childs
14
3
Brighouse and Rastrick
Alan Morrison
13
4
MountCharles
Andrew Duncan
9
5
Fodens
Garry Cutt
10
6
Hepworth (Cookson Homes)
Ian Porthouse
4
7
Rothwell Temperance
David Roberts
11
8
Leyland
Jason Katsikaris
5
9
Fairey
Philip Chalk
2
10
Reg Vardy
Steve Malcolm
15
11
YBS Band
Morgan Griffiths
6
12
PolySteel
Philip Harper
12
13
Carlton Main Frickley Colliery
Russell Gray
7
14
Redbridge
Jeremy Wise
3
15
Fishburn
Ray Farr
1

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Test piece: Infinity, Lt-Col Robert Redhead
Adjudicators: Nigel Boddice MBE, David Read and Chris Wormald
Best instrumentalist: Soprano, Kevin Crockford, Grimethorpe
Youngest player: Matthew Shaw [16], Hepworth
For any conductor and every audience, Foden’s Band is a musical Magic Carpet. It continually takes the listener to places that few other ensembles rarely even approach Howard Snell