Yorkshire Champions - Again!

Black Dyke retains its Regional title and leads the Yorkshire Pageant in Huddersfield as City of Bradford join them, Brighouse & Rastrick and Hammonds Saltaire in London. THe band are extremely pleased about the result and also congratulate Siobhan Bates (Solo Horn) and Daniel Thomas (Principlal Euphonioum) on their individual prizes for outstanding performance.

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