Yorkshire 2017

Championship Section:

Test Piece: 'Pageantry' (Herbert Howells)
Adjudicators: Stephen Roberts and Sandy Smith

1. Black Dyke (Prof. Nicholas J Childs)*
2. Hammonds Saltaire (Morgan Griffiths)**
3. City of Bradford (Lee Skipsey)**
4. Brighouse & Rastrick (Dr David Thornton)*
5. Rothwell Temperance (David Roberts)
6. Grimethorpe Colliery (Phillip McCann)
7. Carlton Main Frickley Colliery (Erik Janssen)
8. Hepworth (Leigh Baker)
9. Elland Silver (Daniel Brooks)
10. Yorkshire Imperial Urquhart Travel (Russell Gray)
11. Hatfield (Stan Lippeatt)
12. Chapeltown (Andrew Dennis)
13. Strata (Alan Hobbins)

Best Principal Cornet: Philip Varley (Hammonds Saltaire)
Best Soloist: Siobhan Bates (tenor horn) — Black Dyke
Best Instrumentalist: Daniel Thomas (euphonium) — Black Dyke
Youngest Player: Lewis Barton (aged 11) — Elland Silver

*Pre-qualified for the National Final at Royal Albert Hall
**Qualify for the National Final at Royal Albert Hall

 

Section 1:

Test Piece: 'Land of the Long White Cloud' — Philip Sparke
Adjudicators: David Hirst and Ewan Easton

1. Marsden Silver (Alan Widdop)*
2. Unite the Union (John Roberts)*
3. Skelmanthorpe (Jim Davies)
4. Old Silkstone (Sam Fisher)
5. Drighlington (Duncan Beckley)
6. Lindley (Neil Jowett)
7. Hebden Bridge (Robert Savage)
8. Knottingley Silver (Kevin Belcher)
9. Hade Edge (Jonathan Beatty)
10. South Yorkshire Police (Jack Capstaff)
11. Stannington (Derek Renshaw)
12. Cornerstone (Damian Wileman)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final in Cheltenham

Best Soloist: Christopher Wood (soprano) — Marsden Silver
Youngest Player: Elizabeth Chung (aged 11) Hade Edge

 

Section 2:

Test Piece: 'Rhapsody in Brass' (Dean Goffin)
Adjudicators: Leigh Baker and David Roberts

1. Wakefield Metropolitan (Richard Larder)*
2. Worsbrough Brass (John Hopkinson)*
3. Crofton Silver (Dean Jones)
4. Skelmanthorpe Prospect (Philip Garlick)
5. Meltham & Meltham Mills (Tim Sidwell)
6. Horbury Victoria (Duncan Beckley)
7. Slaithwaite (Rob Westacott)
8. Kippax (Ian Knapton)
9. Clifton & Lightcliffe (John Clay)
10. Emley (Garry Hallas)
11. Frickley/South Elmsall (James Hobbins)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final in Cheltenham

Best Soloist: Matthew Reasbeck (euphonium) — Crofton Silver
Youngest Player: Harry Moulson (aged 10 ) — Worsbrough Brass

 

Section 3:

Test Piece: 'Darkwood' (Dan Price)

Adjudicators: Jim Davies and Glyn Williams
1. West Yorkshire Police (Kevin Wadsworth)*
2. BD1 Brass (Lee Skipsey)*
3. Wetherby Silver (Derek Warley)
4. Barnsley Brass (William Rushworth)
5. Lofthouse 2000 (Andrew Whittaker)
6. Rockingham (Adam Whittle)
7. Dodworth Colliery M.W. (Eliot J Darwin)
8. Maltby Miners (Terry Clifford)
9. Dinnington (Lindon Bolt)
10. Oughtibridge (Gavin Somerset)
11. Dronfield Genquip (Robert Straw)
12. Barnsley Metropolitan (Alex Francis)
13. Armthorpe Elmfield (Haydn Griffiths MBE)

*Top two bands qualify bands for National Final in Cheltenham

Best Soloist: Bob Blackburn (euphonium) — Lofthouse 2000
Youngest Player: Robert Thorpe (aged 10 ) — Rockingham

 

Section 4:

Test Piece: 'St Andrews Variations' (Alan Fernie)
Adjudicators: Mareika Gray and Sandy Smith

1. Huddersfield & Ripponden (Adam Bell)*
2. Clifton & Lightcliffe 'B' (John Clay)*
3. Loxley Silver (Lee Dunkley)
4. Deepcar (Cathryn Rogers)
5. Gawthorpe Brass '85' (John Edwards)
6. Thurcroft Welfare (Matthew Wright)
7. Tingley (John Belton)
8. Linthwaite (Paul Kershaw)
9. Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge) (Neil Robinson)

*Top two bands qualify for National Final in Cheltenham

Best Soloist: Sheridan Fryer (euphonium) — Clifton & Lightcliffe 'B'
Best Percussion: Deepcar
Youngest Player: Andrew Naylor (aged 10) — Friendly Band (Sowerby Bridge)