Swedish Brass Band Festival (1st Division)

Date: 12 Nov 2021
Adjudicator(s): Tom Brevik, Håkan Björkman, Frode Rydland

Pos Band Conductor Draw Points
1 Åsenhöga Brass Band Patrik Randefalk 3 97
Labour and Love (Percy Fletcher)
2 Immanuel Brass, Stockholm Anders Lundin 1 91
Connotations (Edward Gregson)
3 Malmö Brass Band Jan Winborg 6 90
Hinemoa (Gareth Wood)
4 Smyrna Brass Anders Lundin 2 89
5 Lunds Universitets Brassband Roger Andersson 5 87
Fire in the Blood (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)
6 Halmstad Brass Mikael Johansson 4 85
Horizons (Paul Lovatt-Cooper)

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the contest was held across three consecutive days in different venues.  Bands were required to play an own-choice programme, not exceeding 25 minutes.

Bands played as follows:

12 Nov - Nacka Aula (near Stockholm)
Immanuel Brass, Stockholm

13 Nov - Bankeryd Missionskyrka (near Jönköping)
Smyrna Brass
Åsenhöga Brass Band

14 Nov - Folkparken, Rotundan, Lund (near Malmo)
Halmstad Brass
Lunds Universitets Brassband
Malmö Brass Band

Best instrumentalist: Johannes Forsberg (euphonium, Åsenhöga Brass Band)