Wessex BBA Festival

Date: 25 Nov 2023
Venue: The Barn, Ringwood
Adjudicator(s): Craig Roberts

Pos Band Conductor Draw
1 Brunel Brass Daniel Hall 9
Between the Moon and Mexico (Philip Sparke)
2 Verwood Concert Brass Kevin Smith 10
Of Men and Mountains (Edward Gregson)
3 Woodfalls Paul Holland 12
The 39th Parallel (Peter Graham)
4 A W Parker (Drybrook) Josh Ruck 5
Journey to the Centre of the Earth (Peter Graham)
5 Bournemouth Concert Brass Lloyd Bartlett 8
Prisms (Peter Graham)
6 Downton Paul Williams 4
Penlee (Simon Dobson)
7 Horsham Borough Silver Will Wilkins 3
Brass Triumphant (Gareth Wood)
8 Hyde Nigel Seaman 13
Academic Festival Overture (Johannes Brahms arr Dr Denis Wright)
9 Ocean Brass Andrew Wareham 6
The Kingdom of Dragons (Philip Harper)
10 New Forest Brass Ian Luxford 1
Dimensions (Peter Graham)
11 Gosport Solent Brass Philip Littlemore 2
Purcell Variations (Kenneth Downie)
W Andover Town   7
W Poole Borough   11

Pitt Rivers Cup (overall winners): Brunel Brass

The Christopher Wren Cup (best championship section band): ?
Lilliput Trophy (best 1st section band): ?
Salisbury Cup (best 2nd section band): ?
Avalon Cup (best 3rd section band): ?
Hampshire Cup (best 4th section/ungraded band): ?

Best playing of a march: Woodfalls (playing The Cossack)

The Kevin Bolton Plaque (best instrumentalist): Owain Walton (cornet, Brunel Brass)

The Maurice Woods Trophy (best cornet): Owain Walton (Brunel Brass)
The Tom Gomersall Memorial Cup (best euphonium): Chris McMullin (Brunel Brass)
best horn section: Verwood Concert Brass
The Stan & Barry Willis Cup (best trombone section): Woodfalls
Arthur Spence Shield (best bass section): Woodfalls
The James Winter Trophy (best percussion section): A W Parker (Drybrook)

The South Wilts Cup (best musical interpretation by conductor): Kevin Smith (Verwood Concert Brass)