North American Championship (Ch section)

Date: 19 Apr 1997
Venue: Sheldon Theatre of Performing Arts, Red Wing, Minnesota
Adjudicator(s): Steven Mead, David Werden, Dr Keith Wilkinson
Test piece: The New Jerusalem (Philip Wilby)

Pos Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Illinois Brass Band Dr Colin Holman 1 276
Partita (Philip Sparke)
2 Sheldon Theatre Brass Band Kathrina Skaar 2 261
3 Central Ohio Brass Band Les Susi 3 254

Central Ohio Brass Band also conducted by Dr Paul Droste

Two bands elected not to play an own choice 'test piece' as part of their programme:

Sheldon Theatre Brass Band played Introduction (Aagaard-Nielsen), A Pittsburgh Symphony, Mountain Song (Sparke) and Symphonie Fantastique, March to the Scaffold (Berlioz arr Snell)

Central Ohio Brass Band played Bridgewater Intrada (Downie) and Polovtsian Dances, movts 3-7 (Borodin arr Snell)