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Feb 09

Yeovil 2010

Tongwynlais Temperance Band took part in the Yeovil Entertainment Contest on Saturday 6th Feb being Placed 5th out of 12 Band by Adjudicator Denis Wilby. The Band Played well under the Direction of Jeremy Wise, who had been  rehearsing the band for the last week.

Our programme consisted of All Night Long arr Leigh Baker, You are the Sunshine of My Life arr Goff Richards, from our recent CD of the same title A Short Ride in a Brass Machine by Andrew Baker.

Peter Graham’s Brilliante played extremely well by our Principal Euphonium Martyn Patterson and our finale of Dan Price’s American Tale.

The band would like to express our gratitude to Jeremy Wise for all his time and effort in preparing us for this Contest. We are hard in rehearsal for a busy period now, with the Welsh Open in Porthcawl on the 20th Feb, then two concerts in Lady of Lourdes Church Friday 26th Feb and then with Builth Male Voice Choir in a St David’s Day Concert on the 27th Feb. Please see our events page for further details.

Full Result:

1. Tredegar (Ian Porthouse) – 195
2. BTM (Tom Davoren) – 194
3. Aveley & Newham (Nigel Taken) – 191
4. Woodfalls (Gareth Pritchard) – 190
5. Tongwynlais Temperance (Jeremy Wise) – 188
6. Camborne (Kevin MacKenzie) – 187
7. Jaguar (Coventry) (Dave Lea) – 182
8. Mount Charles (Richard Evans) – 180
9. St Dennis (Darren Hawken) – 179
10. Poole Borough (Phil Randell) – 177
11. Milton Keynes (Paul Fensom) – 175
12. Kidlington (Catherine Underwood) – 173

Adjudicator: Dennis Wilby

Best soloist: Jonathan Pippen, BTM
Best Soprano: Mark Pye, Woodfalls
Best Section: Tredegar trombone section