Today has seen the band perform in Section A of the Durham County Brass Band Association Festival of Brass. The band are delighted to have finished in 3rd Place, along with being the highest placed 2nd Section band. A superb start to the 2020 contesting season in the 2nd section. Well done to GT Group Peterlee & Houghton Brass on their placings today as well.
A big congratulations also goes to our youngest player Leila who competed in her first contest today on 3rd Cornet - You did amazing!.
A thank you goes to Mike, Dave & Philippa for helping us out today too, we really appreciate it.
The full result of Section A was:
1) GT Group Peterlee (John Roberts)
2) Houghton Brass (Brian Adams)
3) Bearpark & Esh Colliery Band (Phillip Tait)
4) Ashington Colliery Band (Nigel Stedman)
5) North Skelton Band (Gareth Sykes)
6) Ferryhill Town Band (Tom Maddison)
Best Soprano:- Houghton Brass
Best Principal Cornet:- Tina Mortimer (Ferryhill Town Band)
Best Percussion:- GT Group Peterlee
Best Middle of the Band:- Houghton Brass
Thank you goes to the Durham County Brass Band Association for hosting a fabulously ran contest and for the helpers who make the day go smoothly.
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