National Brass Band Final - October 6, 2018 - Foden's Crowned Champs.....

National Brass Band Final - October 6, 2018 - Foden's Crowned Champs.....

The result of the National Brass Band Final at the Royal Albert Hall - Saturday October 6, 2018:

Test Piece: Handel in the Band (Dr Kenneth Downie)
Adjudicators: Paul Holland, Alan Morrison, Luc Vertommen

  1. Foden's (Russell Gray)**
  2. Cory (Philip Harper)*
  3. Brighouse & Rastrick (Prof David King)*
  4. Black Dyke (Prof Nicholas Childs)*
  5. Fairey (Garry Cutt)
  6. Grimethorpe Colliery (Allan Withington)
  7. Flowers (Steve Sykes)
  8. Tredegar (Ian Porthouse)
  9. Whitburn (Florent Didier)
  10. Woodfalls (Dr Robert Childs)
  11. Friary Guildford (Chris King)
  12. Co-operative Funeralcare (Frans Violet)
  13. Virtuosi Gus (Adam Cooke)
  14. NASUWT Riverside (David Roberts)
  15. Desford Colliery (Michael Fowles)
  16. Leyland (Thomas Wyss)
  17. Thundersley (Nigel Taken)
  18. City of Cardiff (Mellingriffith) (Nigel Seaman)
  19. Tongwynlais Temperance (Andreas Kratz)
  20. RMT Fishburn (David Hirst)

Best Instrumentalist: Chris Thomas (trombone) — Cory

* Top 4 pre-qualified for 2019 National Final
** Denotes Qualification for 2020 European Brass Band Championships as highest placed English representative

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