Contesting

The band has always been a contesting band, competing at events across the region. Shown below are contest results from recent years.

2019

West of England Regional Finals @ Torquay / March 2019

Music: "Symphony of Marches" by Gilbert Vinter.

Conductor: Josh Ruck.

Section: First Section.

Result: 11th (from 16).

The Welsh Open @ Porthcawl / February 2019

Music: "Blackbird Special" by Dirty Dozen Brass Band, arranged by Reid Gilje. "Phoenix", the fifth movement from Peter Graham's 'War of the Worlds'. John Golland's "Peace", performed by our Solo Euphonium player, Mandy Hamer. "Liszteria" featuring Xylophonists Nabil El Bark and David Crowe. Matthew Hall's "Nightingale Dances".

Conductor: Josh Ruck.

Section: Championship & First Section.

Result: 12th (from 14).


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