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  • The organisers of the 40th Brass in Concert Championship have announced an amendment to the final result of the contest held at Sage Gateshead on 20 November 2016. Brass Band Schoonhoven, the Dutch National Champion, had originally been given a two-point time penalty for exceeding the 23-minute limit on musical performance. It has since come […]

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  • Results Cory has now also secured an unprecedented Grand Slam of major contests, holding the British Open, National Championship, European Championship and now Brass in Concert titles in 2016. A full report will follow. The full results were: Adjudicators: Les Neish and Florent Didier (Music – Quality of Performance), Mike Kilroy (Programme Content), Derek Southcott and […]

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  • The organisers of the Brass in Concert Championship, to be held in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman at Sage Gateshead on Sunday 20 November, have announced that Programme Content adjudicator Steve Sykes is to stand down from this year’s event. John Woods commented: “We booked Steve Sykes to adjudicate at this year’s […]

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  • Brass in Concert confirms 40th anniversary events The organisers of the Brass in Concert Festival, to be held at Sage Gateshead on the weekend of 19-20 November in association with Yamaha, Banks Group and British Bandsman, have confirmed details of the international events being staged on the Saturday to celebrate the following day’s 40th Championship. […]

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  • The experienced Derek Southcott will replace Tom Redmond who is now unavailable for the Entertainment and Presentation role. Derek’s background in the Entertainment world, and also the BBC, brass bands as conductor and soloist make him an ideal replacement. He last adjudicated at Brass in Concert in 2000. On behalf of Brass in Concert John […]

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