The band performed early doors at Rochdale Contest on Sunday October 23rd, we chose to play The Dark Side of the Moon by Paul Lovatt-Cooper. Having drawn number 3 we had a report time of 08:45 and was on stage by 09:30 playing for the adjudicator and the hardy individuals who turned out on a cold Sunday morning.
7 bands in total played in the 4th section, including a debut for Allerton Brass from Liverpool, being an own choice contest meant there was 7 individual pieces for everyone to listen to. Unfortunately our performance fell a little short of the expectations of the adjudicator, John Binns, and we came away with a 6th place. We received some constructive criticism and it has given us some points to work on going forward.
As always the event was brilliantly organised and ran with efficiency and professionalism and we extend our thanks to Richard Milton and his team for their efforts.
The full list of results are below and congratulations to all prize winners.
1. Allerton Brass (1)
2. Formby (6)
3. Staybridge Old (7)
4. BMP Europe Ltd Goodshaw (5)
5. Sale Brass (2)
6. Blackley (3)
7. Stockport Silver (4)
Highest NWABBA member Staybridge Old
Best Instrumentalist Solo Euph Staybridge Old
We are delighted to announce that Karl Stott has been appointed as our new Musical Director. Karl began playing cornet… Read more
Saturday May 21st we set off early from Blackley to attend the Buxton Festival of Brass in the beautiful Pavilion… Read more
Sunday February 26th we competed in the 4th section at the NW Areas contest at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool…. Read more