Results

THE NATIONAL BRASS BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS OF GREAT BRITAIN 2016

CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION

Saturday 8th October
Test Piece: 'Journey of the Lone Wolf ' (Simon Dobson)
Adjudicators: Phillip McCann, Luc Vertommen, Allan Withington

1. Cory (Philip Harper)*
2. Fairey (Garry Cutt)* #
3. Brighouse & Rastrick (Prof. David King)*
4. Black Dyke (Prof. Nicholas Childs)*
5. Foden's (Bramwell Tovey)
6. Flowers (Paul Holland)
7. Virtuosi GUS (Adam Cooke)
8. Woodfalls (Dr Robert Childs)
9. Aldbourne (David Johnson)
10. Tredegar (Ian Porthouse)
11. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery (Erik Janssen)
12. Friary Guildford (Chris King)
13. Reg Vardy (Russell Gray)
14. Whitburn (Michael Fowles)
15. Thoresby Colliery (Ian McElligott)
16. Co-operative Funeralcare (Thomas Wyss)
17. Tongwynlais Temperance (David Roberts)
18. Wantage Silver (Craig Patterson)
19. East Yorkshire Motor Services (Stig Maersk)
20. Wingates (Paul Andrews)

Best Instrumentalist: Helen Williams — flugelhorn, Cory
Youngest Player: Rose Hancock — Wantage Silver

* Top 4 pre-qualify for 2017 National Final
# Denotes qualification for 2018 European Brass Band Championships as highest placed English representative

 

SECTION ONE

Sunday 18th September
Test Piece: Ballet for Band (Joseph Horovitz)
Adjudicators: John Maines and Alan Morrison

1. St Dennis (Darren Hawken)
2. Vernon Building Society Poynton (Neil Samuel)
3. Aveley & Newham (Robert Nunnery)
4. Blidworth Welfare (Martin Heartfield)
5. Ebbw Valley (Gareth Ritter)
6. Jackfield Elcock Reisen (Simon Platford)
7. Bedworth (David Maplestone)
8. Brunel (John Winterflood)
9. Rainford (Gareth Brindle)
10. Lockwood Brass (John Roberts)
11. City of Cardiff (Mellingriffith) (Nigel Seaman) 
12. Hatfield (Stan Lippeatt)
13. Bo'ness & Carriden (Charlie Farren)
14. Chapeltown Silver (Andrew Davies)
15. Tullis Russell Mills (Paul Kiernan)
16. Ripon City (Martin Hall)
17. Northfleet Brass (Melvin White)

Best Instrumentalist: Anne Britt Hermanen (Principal Cornet, Vernon Building Society Poynton)

 

SECTION TWO

Test Piece: Images for Brass (Stephen Bulla)
Adjudicators: Alan Fernie and Steve Sykes

1. Stannington (Derek Renshaw)
2. City of Bristol (Bryn James)
3. Boarshurst Silver (James Garlick) 
4. Haydock (Mark Quinn) 
5. Sidmouth Town (Adrian Harvey)
6. Cawston (Leigh Sharpe) 
7. Ibstock Brick Brass (Simon Willis) 
8. Dunaskin Doon (Chris Bradley)
9. St Sebastian Wokingham (Lee Woodward) 
10. Thomas Coaches Mid Rhondda (Alan Gibbs) 
11. Deiniolen (Lois Eifion Jones) 
12. Coalburn Silver (Gareth Bowman) 
13. Old Silkstone (Sam Fisher) 
14. Glossop Old (Les Webb) 
15. Cheshire Constabulary (David Wollam) 
16. Houghton Brass (Tom Gibson)

Best Instrumentalist: Percussion Section, City of Bristol

 

SECTION THREE

Sunday 18th September
Test Piece: Lake of the Moon (Kevin Houben)
Adjudicators: David Childs and Richard Marshall

1. Crofton Silver (Dean Jones)
2. J36 (Andrew Warriner)
3. Tendring Brass (Anthony Sanders) 
4. Chinnor Silver (David Pegram) 
5. Farnworth & Walkden (Matthew Shaw) 
6. Blackpool Brass (John Pearson) 
7. Dronfield Genquip (Simon Kerwin) 
8. Rhyl Silver (Keith Jones) 
9. Valley (Haydock) (David Chadwick) 
10. Selkirk Silver (Stuart Black) 
11. Gillingham Imperial (James Bennett) 
12. Campbeltown Brass (Gordon Evans MBE) 
13. Midsomer Norton & Radstock (Gareth Key) 
14. Briton Ferry (Jeff Pearce) 
15. Stourport-on-Severn (Oliver Wilson) 
16. Phoenix Brass (Crewkerne) (David Boorer) 
17. Melton (Graham Sutton) 
18. Pleasley Colliery Welfare (Geof Benson) 
19. Bearkpark & Esh Colliery (Peter Elcoat)

Best Instrumentalist: Steven Craig (Flugel, J36)

 

SECTION FOUR

Test Piece: Music from Kantara (Kenneth Downie)
Adjudicators: Dr Robert Childs and Gary Davies

1. Phoenix (Goodwick) (Luke Jenkins)
2. Cleobury Mortimer Concert (David Maplestone)
3. Hatherleigh Silver (Matt Green) 
4. Thornton Cleveleys (Stephen Craig) 
5. Newport Borough (Robin Hackett)
6. Crystal Palace (Michael Gray) 
7. Lydney Town (Kevin Ford) 
8. Lofthouse 2000 (Andrew Whittaker) 
9. Jayess Newbiggin (Andrew Griffiths) 
10. Knaresborough Silver (Steve Morland) 
11. Moulton '77 (Nicholas Garman) 
12. Witney Town (Rhys Owens) 
13. Formby (Louise Hough MBE) 
14. Brass Sounds Inverclyde (Christopher Mansfield) 
15. Castleton Brass (Peter Ryan) 
16. Cheltenham Silver (Nigel Galliott) 
17. Syston (Chris Banks) 
18. Rockingham (Adam Whittle) 
19. Dunfermline Town (Andy Shaw)

Best Instrumentalist: Matthew Jenkins (euphonium), Phoenix (Goodwick)

Youngest Player: Angus Paton (Brass Sounds Inverclyde, 8 years old)