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David Read

I began playing the cornet with Askern Colliery Band in 1943 moving on to Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band. I joined the Regimental Band of the Welsh Guards in Coronation Year 1953, During this period I guested with Morris Motors Band under [conductors/harry-mortimer ... [more]

Philip Sparke

Philip Sparke was born in London and studied composition, trumpet and piano at the Royal College of Music, where he gained an ARCM. It was at the College that his interest in bands arose. He played in the College wind orchestra and also formed a brass band among the students ... [more]

This site is building a comprehensive set of world-wide brass band contest results. It provides links between the various bands where they share conductors, test pieces etc., so it can easily be seen when a piece has been used and which band it was played by.

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26th Oct 2018 Dutch Nationals
27th Oct 2018 Dutch Nationals
28th Oct 2018 BrassFestUK Entertainment Contest
3rd Nov 2018 Danish National Championship
3rd Nov 2018 Wychavon Contest
10th Nov 2018 Swedish National Championship

Recent Contests

13th Oct 2018 West Wales BBA Festival Contest (Second Section)
13th Oct 2018 West Wales BBA Festival Contest (Championship Section) Llwydcoed Band
13th Oct 2018 West Wales BBA Festival Contest (First Section)
13th Oct 2018 West Wales BBA Festival Contest (Combined Third & Fourth Section)
13th Oct 2018 West Wales BBA Festival Contest (Youth Section)
6th Oct 2018 National Championship of Great Britain (Championship Section Final) Fodens
30th Sep 2018 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (A Grade) South Brisbane Federal
30th Sep 2018 SCABA Autumn Contest (A Section) Friary Guildford
30th Sep 2018 Bolsover Entertainment Contest (Third Section) Towcester Studio Band
30th Sep 2018 Bolsover Entertainment Contest (First Section) Enderby Band
30th Sep 2018 Bolsover Entertainment Contest (Second Section) Horbury Victoria Band
30th Sep 2018 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (D Grade)
30th Sep 2018 SCABA Autumn Contest (B Section) Godalming
30th Sep 2018 Bolsover Entertainment Contest (Unregistered Section)
30th Sep 2018 Bolsover Entertainment Contest (Fourth Section) Banovallum Brass
30th Sep 2018 Bolsover Entertainment Contest (Championship Section) Hepworth Band
30th Sep 2018 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (B Grade) Sunnybank Brass
30th Sep 2018 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (C Grade) Cairns Brass Youth
29th Sep 2018 Fife Charities Band Association Contest Kingdom Brass
23rd Sep 2018 Auckland Band Association (B Section) Howick Brass
23rd Sep 2018 Auckland Band Association (A Section) North Shore Brass
22nd Sep 2018 North East Derbyshire District Council Annual Brass Band Festival (Invitation Entertainment) Stannington Brass Band
22nd Sep 2018 Swiss Open Brass Band Berner Oberland
16th Sep 2018 National Championship of Great Britain (Third Section Final) Barnsley Brass

Recently Added

10th Nov 2018 Swedish National Championship (Second Division)
10th Nov 2018 Swedish National Championship (First Division)
3rd Apr 1923 Troedyrhiw Contest Dowlais
16th Apr 1923 Blackwood Contest Dowlais
2nd Apr 1923 Kerne Bridge Contest Oakdale
2nd Apr 1923 Barmouth Contest Dolgelly
2nd Apr 1923 Mountain Ash Contest Dowlais
14th Oct 2018 Oxfordshire & District BBA Entertainment Contest (Lower Sections) Emley
1st Mar 1923 Dolgelly/Dolgellau Contest Bala Town
14th Oct 2018 Oxfordshire & District BBA Entertainment Contest (Upper Sections) Michelmersh Silver
24th Nov 2018 Scottish Open
24th Feb 1923 Edinburgh Contest Clydebank
17th Feb 1923 Manchester and District Association (Class B) Ellenbrook and Boothstown
28th Mar 1923 Australian Championships (C Grade) Brisbane Hibernian (Qld)
30th Mar 1923 Australian Championships (B Grade) Townsville Railway (Qld)
12th Apr 1925 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (D Grade) Rockhampton Railways
12th Apr 1925 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (C Grade) Brisbane Excelsior
13th Apr 1925 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (B Grade) Ipswich Railway
13th Apr 1925 Queensland State Brass Band Championship (A Grade) Collingwood Citizens (Vic)
25th Jan 2020 Grand Prix of Birmenstorf
1st Jan 1923 Dolgelly/Dolgellau Contest Bala Town
1st Jan 1923 Colwyn Bay Contest Penmaenmawr
22nd Sep 2018 North East Derbyshire District Council Annual Brass Band Festival (Invitation Entertainment) Stannington Brass Band
2nd Dec 1922 Sheffield Hospitals Contest Junior Cup Stocksbridge Old

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