Midlands 2017

Championship Section:

Test Piece: 'Pageantry' (Herbert Howells)
Adjudicators: Leigh Baker and Philip Harper

1. Virtuosi GUS (Adam Cooke)*
2. Thoresby Colliery (Ian McElligott)*
3. Desford Colliery LCIWTF (Thomas Wyss)
4. Ratby Co-operative (Mareika Gray)
5. Derwent Brass (Keith Leonard)
6. Jaguar Land Rover (Dave Lea)
7. Spal Sovereign Brass (Trevor Jones)
8. Blidworth Welfare (Martin Heartfield)
9. Staffordshire (Steven Walsh)
10. Newstead Brass (Philip Goodwin)
11. Bilton Silver (Rugby) (David Stowell)
12. Jackfield (Elcock Reisen) Simon Platford)
13. Bedworth Brass (David Maplestone)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final at The Royal Albert Hall

 

Section 1

Test Piece: 'Land of the Long White Cloud' (Philip Sparke)
Adjudicators: Dr Chris Davis and Kevin Wadsworth

1. Foresters Brass 2000 (John Davis)*
2. Rushden Town (Adele Hudson)*
3. Hathern (David Newman)
4. Enderby (Simon Greswell)
5. Langley (Cliff Parker)
6. Shirley (David Bishop-Rowe)
7. Carlton Brass (Gary Wyatt)
8. Kibworth (David Holling)
9. Harborough (Brad Turnbull)
10. Shirebrook Miners Welfare (Geoff Benson)
11. Leicestershire Co-operative (Graham Jacklin)
12. Wigston (Chris Small)
13. Oddfellows Brass (Rob Boulter)
14. Ibstock Brick Brass (Simon Willis)
15. Ireland Colliery Chesterfield (Richard Windle)
16. Gresley Colliery (Craig Stevens)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final at Cheltenham

 

Section 2

Test Piece: 'Rhapsody in Brass' (Dean Goffin)
Adjudicators: David Hirst and Derek Renshaw

1. Glossop Old (Duncan Beckley*
2. Foss Dyke (Colum O'Shea)*
3. Burbage Buxton (Steve Critchlow)
4. Avonbank (Evesham) (Ceri Thomas)
5. City of Coventry (Stephen Cooper)
6. Hucknall and Linby MC (Paul Whyley)
7. Raunds Temperance (Robin Norman)
8. Daventry (Bob Stradling)
9. Bakewell Silver (Jim Henson)
10. Pleasley Colliery Welfare (Geoff Benson)
11. Newhall (Kevin Holdgate)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final at Cheltenham

 

Section 3

Test Piece:'Darkwood' (Dan Price)
Adjudicators: David Hirst and Derek Renshaw

1. Rolls Royce (Derby) (Graham Cardwell)*
2. Ifton Colliery (Scott Robert Lloyd)*
3. Shirland Welfare (Lynden Cooper)*
4. Wellington (Telford) (Mark Parry)
5. Cubbington Silver (Mark Philips)
6. Stourport-on-Severn (Oliver Wilson)
7. Matlock (Geoff Hawley)
8. Towcester Studio (Neil Brownless)
9. Trentham Brass (Mike Caveney)
10. Arrow Valley Brass (Andy Culshaw)
11. (Resdev) Market Rasen (David Dernley
12. Audley Brass (Tom Hancock)
13. Brackley & District (Mark Probert)
14. Long Eaton Silver Prize (Sharon Stansfield)
15. Stamford Brass (Robert Prew)
16. Amington (Malcolm Read)
17. Melton (Graham Sutton)
18. City of Birmingham (Ben Hewlett-Davies)

*Top three bands qualify for National Final at Cheltenham

 

Section 4:

Test Piece: 'St Andrews Variations' (Alan Fernie)
Adjudicators: Dr Chris Davis and Kevin Wadsworth

1. Corby Silver (Cathy Fountain)*
2. Fairfield (Buxton) (Charles Kitchen)*
3. Cleobury Mortimer Concert (Saphran Ali)*
4. Ratby Co-operative Mid (TBC)
5. City of Wolverhampton (George Draycott)
6. Shipston Town (Howard Gibbs)
7. Sherwood Forest Brass (Christine Lippeatt)
8. Whitwell Brass (Ryan Stacey)
9. Skegness Silver (Steve Walker)
10. Malvern Hills District (Chris License)
11. WEM Jubilee (Roger Thorne)
12. Newark Town (Rupert Trippett)
13. Bilton Silver (Evolution) (Jack Fisher)
14. Syston (Chris Banks)
15. Croft Silver (Ian Needham)
16. University of Warwick (Simon Hogg)
17. Moulton '77 (Nicholas Garman)
18. Ilkeston Brass (Geoff Hawley)
19. Coventry Festival (Alan Gifford)
=20. Bestwood Welfare Black Diamonds (TBC)
= 20. Porthywaen Silver (Dougie Graham)

*Top three bands qualify for National Final at Cheltenham