Category Archive: Contests

Feb 19

Ton on top form takes Open title

Miners Trophy

The Welsh Contest season kicked of with Tongwynlais Temperance taking top spot at the Welsh Open Entertainment Contest on Saturday 19 February. The band drawn last in a field of 11 competitors showcased its talents and featured our outstanding soloists in an American themed programme led  by its Musical Director Christopher Bond. Beginning with the …

Continue reading »

Nov 28

Scottish Open Adjudication

Adjudications: Scottish Open Championships 2011 – Music For Battle Creek (Philip Sparke) Philip Sparke Prelude & Toccata. A fine cultured start with great flow (glock?) Which leads nicely to the duet. BD a bit ott but the duet has purpose, direction and drama. 28 nicely done. 34 very solid and precise with effective contrast at …

Continue reading »

Nov 28

Scottish Open Champions

Tongwynlais Temperance Band returned home yesterday victorious as the Scottish Open brass band champions for 2011. Cardiff’s championship brass band made the long journey to Perth on Friday for final preparations ahead of the competition on Saturday.  As the only Welsh band at the competition the pressure was on the outsiders to represent Wales against …

Continue reading »

Older posts «