The Midlands Area Brass Band contest for 2016 will be held on Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th March 2016. The section details for the 2016 competition are follows. Please see below.
The Civic Hall – Bedworth
Saturday – 1st Section – 11 a.m.
Sunday – 2nd Section – 10 a.m.
Sunday – Championship Section (on completion of 2nd Section) 2.30 p.m.approximately
Nicholas Chamberlaine College
Saturday – 3rd Section – 11 a.m.
Sunday – 4th Section – 11 a.m.
The Midlands Regional Committee have now published online the full set of grading tables for 2015. This has now been completed after having sent each band the grading tables in the post. Congratulations to those who have gained promotion this year, and to those who have gained qualification for a place at the National Finals for their respective sections. Full results available on the menus above.
Midlands Region Champion Band 2015 – Virtuosi GUS
The Adjudictors and confirmed dates for the 2015 contest are as follows:
Championship Section – Alan Morrison & Paul Holland
Bedworth Civic Hall – Sunday 8th March 2015 (PM)
First Section – John Doyle & Mike Kilroy
Bedworth Civic Hall – Saturday 7th March 2015
Seond Section – John Berryman & Mark Wilkinson
Bedworth Civic Hall – Sunday 8th March 2015 (AM)
Third Section – John Berryman & Mark Wilkinson
Nicholas Chamberlaine College – Saturday 7th March 2015
Fourth Section – John Doyle & Mike Kilroy
Nicholas Chamberlaine College – Sunday 8th March 2015
Virtuosi GUS (Adam Cooke)
Desford Colliery (Russell Gray)
Enderby (Simon Jones)
Staffordshire (Leigh Baker)
Blidworth Welfare (Martin Heartfield)
Daventry Brass (Bob Stradling)
Ireland Colliery Chesterfield (Ian Knapton)
Rushden Town (John Hudson)
Foss Dyke (Gareth Westwood)
Newhall (Kevin Holdgate)
Fairfield (Buxton) (Charles Kitchen)
Ifton Colliery (Wayne Ruston)
Stourport-on-Severn (Oliver Wilson)
Please follow the link below to the updated list of provide percussion for the 2014 contest.
PERCUSSION PROVIDED – Including Timpani Sizes
Note Trap trays are also provided – A web page version of this list is available from the “For Bands” menu above
The following Errata have been provided to the Midlands Regional Committee
First Section: Cry of the Mountain – Errata
Second Section: Chaucer’s Tunes – Errata
Fourth Section: Three Spanish Impressions – Errata
Please see the attached updated venue information sheet for Rehearsal Venues for this year’s competition.
Rehearsal facilities Bedworth (Updated)