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Solo Duet and Quartet Contest 2016 – Report and Results

We held our inaugural competition at Studley High School on Sunday May 8th. The contest proved a big success with entries coming from a wide area including Bristol, The Forest Of Dean and Llangollen with big support from local bands Bilton and Shipston. Adjudicators Nigel Hall and Dave Bishop Rowe were very impressed with the standard of performance and were particularly impressed with the number of parents who had taken up playing in support of their children and were now performing at the contest themselves.

Association Chairman Barbara Dunscombe summed up the feelings of everyone when she commented. “What a brilliant day. Enjoyed it all but particularly the youngsters early in the day…I’m shattered!!

David Birch

WMBBA

 

Summary Of Results

Adjudicators Nigel Hall and Dave Bishop Rowe

Solo 8 years and under

  1. Lily Strentz, Baritone – Coleshill
  2. Felicity Angell, Trombone – Bilton Training
  3. Victoria Culshaw,  Trumpet – Unattached

Solo 9 10 and 11 years

  1. Thomas Strentz, Cornet – Coleshill
  2. Sasha Turner, Cornet – Shipston
  3. Jimmy Scanlon, Flugel – Bilton Training

Solo 12 13 and 14

  1. Luke Barker, Cornet – Shipston
  2. Callum Davis, Tuba – Unattached
  3. Grace Coates, Cornet – Shipston

Solo 15 to 18

  1. Tom Cowan, Euphonium – Bilton Training
  2. Jack Lythaby, Horn – Lydbrook

Solo Adult

  1. John Jemmett, Horn – Filton Concert
  2. Jodie Fisher, Flugel – Bilton
  3. Neil Kelsall, Euphonium – Bilton

Air Varie Solo 14 and under

  1. Luke Barker, Cornet – Shipston
  2. Becky Strentz, Eb Trumpet – Coleshill
  3. Grace Coates, Cornet – Shipston

Air Varie Solo 15 to 18

  1. Jack Lythaby, Horn – Lydbrook

Air Varie Adult

  1. Jack Lythaby, Horn – Lydbrook
  2. John Jemmett, Horn – Filton Concert
  3. Neil Kelsall, Euphonium – Bilton

Duet 11 years and under

  1. Ben Murray and Leo Dakin, Cornets – Bilton Training
  2. Isobel Graham and Ben Murray, Cornets – Bilton Training
  3. Imogen Angell and Felicity Angell, Trombone/Cornet – Bilton Training

Duet 14 years and under

  1. Luke Barker and Grace Coates, Cornets – Shipston
  2. Grace Coates and Sasha Turner, Cornets – Shipston
  3. Artie Stubbs and William Thomson, Cornets – Bilton Training

Duet 18 years and under

  1. Luke Barker and Grace Coates, Cornets – Shipston

Duet Adult

  1. Neil Kelsall and Samantha Edwards, Euphoniums – Bilton
  2. Sheila Allen and Jodie Fisher, Cornets – Bilton
  3. = Luke Barker and David Birch, Cornet/Euphonium – Shipston
  4. = Amy Wright and Samantha Edwards, Tuba/Euphonium – Bilton

Quartet 14 years and under

  1. Bilton Training 2
  2. Shipston B
  3. Bilton Training 1

Quartet 18 years and under

  1. Shipston

Quartet Adult

  1. Shipston
  2. Bilton Silver Training

Special Awards

Youngest Boy Peter Coates Shipston

Youngest Girl Lily Strentz Coleshill

Solo Duet and Quartet Contest: Sunday, May 8th 2016

Solo Duet and Quartet Contest: Sunday, May 8th 2016
Studley High School, Crooks Lane,  Studley, Warwickshire B80 7QX

The Solo, Duet, and Quartet Contest is open to member and non-member bands, individual players or groups.

All entries must be emailed to WMBBA – full details and instructions in the printable documents below.

A Microsoft Word document for the Entry Form is also provided for those who do not have access to a scanner or wish to type their entry and email it.

For any question, please contact us

WMBBA Solo Contest Entry Form 2016 (PDF)

WMBBA Solo Contest Entry Form 2016 (Word)

WMBBA Solo Contest Rules 2016

WMBBA Solo Contest Entry Sections 2016

 

2013 Contest Cancelled

The WMBBA is disappointed to announce that, unfortunately, due to the  number of entries received for the contest on Sunday 17th November 2013 at Pershore, the contest has had to be cancelled.

The Association will be contacting bands about future events in due course

2013 Entry fee Rise

With the rising costs of venue’s and the increase in insurance it has been necessary to add £10 on the entry fee to the Midland Regional Contest – from 2013 the cost for each Band to enter will be £120 (this entry fee will still include 30 Bandsmen’s tickets for access to the stage and both auditoriums). The ticket cost for supporters into both halls will remain the same as last year – £7 adults, £6 concessions and programmes will remain at £2

 

We know some Bands have been chasing the Entry forms to the Regional Contest, these should be available from Kapitol Promotions in mid November and will be sent out by the Regional Secretary as soon as they are received