North of England 2016

CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION
Test Piece: 'Cambridge Variations' - Philip Sparke
Sunday 13th March
Adjudicator: Mark Wilkinson

1. Reg Vardy (Russell Gray)*
2. EYMS (Stig Maersk)*
3. NASUWT Riverside (John Berryman)
4. Fishburn (Joe Cook)
5. Easington Colliery (Chris Bentham)
6. York Railway Institute (Chris Hirst)
7. Shepherd Building Group (Richard Wilton)
8. Kirkbymoorside (John Woodward)

Soprano: EYMS
Cornet: Philip Tait (Reg Vardy)
Euphonium: EYMS
Trombone: NASUWT Riverside
Bass Section: Reg Vardy
Percussion Section: Easington Colliery

*Top two bands qualify bands for National Final


SECTION ONE
Test Piece: 'Essay' - Edward Gregson
Adjudicator: Alan Morrison

1. Lockwood (John Roberts)*
2. Ripon City (Martin Hall)*
3. Harrogate (David Smith)
4. Westoe (Lee Morris)
5. GT Group Peterlee (Ian Langthorne)
6. Cockerton Silver (Michael Hardman)

Best Trombone: Lockwood Brass
Best Bass Section: Lockwood Brass
Best Percussion Section: Lockwood Brass

*Top two bands qualify bands for National Final

SECTION TWO
Test Piece: 'The Mermaid of Zennor' - Philip Harper
Adjudicators: Alan Morrison

1. Dunston Silver (Aidan Hodgson)*
2. Houghton Brass (Tom Gibson)*
3. Ashington Colliery (David Kendall)
4. East Riding of Yorkshire (Garry Hallas)
5. Durham Miners Association (Stuart Gray)
6. NASUWT Concert (Andrew Hunter)
7. Ellington Colliery (Jonathan Fenwick)
8. Billingham Silver (Vaughan Evans)

Euphonium: NASUWT Concert
Bass Section: Dunston Silver
Soprano: Ashington Colliery

*Top two bands qualify bands for National Final


SECTION THREE
Test Piece:'A Cambrian Suite' - Michael Ball

Adjudicator: Mark Wilkinson

1. J36 Brass (Andrew Warriner)
2. Bearpark and Esh (Peter Elcoat)
3. North Skelton (George Nicklin)
4. Murton Colliery (Tom Maddison)
5. Marske (Alun Prest)
6. Ferryhill Town (Andrew Hall)
7. Kingsway Cleethorpes (Steve Askew)
8. Barton Community (Gary Oglesby)
9. Backworth Colliery (Colin Harris)
10.Trimdon Concert (Philip Tait)
11. Burneside Brass (Laurie Johnston)

Percussion Section: Bearpark and Esh 
Best Cornet: John Evans (J36 Brass)

*Top two bands qualify bands for National Final

 

SECTION FOUR
Test Piece: 'The Journal of Phileas Fogg' - Peter Graham
Adjudicator: Alan Morrison

1. Jayess Newbiggin (Andrew Griffiths)*
2. Knaresborough Silver (Steve Moreland)*
3. Swinton and District (Robin Rutter)
4. Penrith Town (M. Wilkinson)
5. Beverley Brass (Peter Kench)
6. Spennymoor Town (Neil Davies)
7. Craghead Colliery (Jack Dodds)
8. Lanchester (Steve Robson)

Best Soprano Cornet: Craghead Colliery
Best Euphonium: Lanchester
Adjudicator's Commendation: Basses (Jayess Newbiggin)

*Top two bands qualify bands for National Final