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Issue 5965

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Fife Charities results

Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Bon Accord Silver Band retained the top prize at the Fife Charities Band Association’s annual contest at the Adam Smith Theatre in Kirkcaldy on Saturday 30 September. Led by David Roberts, the Aberdeen band gave an excellent performance of Philip Sparke’s A Tale As Yet Untold to also secure an invitation to the 2018 Spring Festival. Local favourite Kingdom Brass (Paul Drury) was second with Unison Kinneil (Chris Shanks) third. The results were:

1. Bon Accord Silver (David Roberts) 195

2. Kingdom Brass (Paul Drury) 194

3. Unison Kinneil (Chris Shanks) 193

4. Bathgate (Anne Crookston) 190

5. Easington Colliery (Ian Robinson) 189

6. Granite City (Bruce Wallace) 188

7. Newmilns and Galston (Alan Cameron) 187

8. Johnstone (Martyn Ramsay) 186

9. Campbeltown Brass (Paul Kiernan) 185

10. Lochgelly (Paul McKelvie OBE) 184

11. Irvine and Dreghorn (Helen Douthwaite-Teasdale) 183

12. Bo’ness and Carriden (Charlie Farren) 182

13. Broxburn and Livingston (John Boax) 181

14. Kilmarnock Concert (Scott Walker) 180

15. MacTaggart Scott Loanhead (Kenny Letham) 179

16. Bon Accord Silver ‘B’ (Jennifer Cook) 178

17. Dunfermline Town (Andy Shaw) 177

Best Fife ‘A’ Band: Kingdom Brass

Best Fife ‘B’ Band: Dunfermline

1st Section Band: Bathgate

2nd Section: Campbeltown Brass

3rd Section: Irvine and Dreghorn

4th Section: Kilmarnock Concert

Best Cornet: Eoin Tonner (Kingdom Brass)

Best Horn: Jane Clarke (Johnstone)

Best Euphonium/Baritone: Richard Kidd (Bon Accord)

Best Trombone: Mark Boyd (Bon Accord)

Best Basses: Kingdom Brass

Best Percussion: Bon Accord

Adjudicator: Alan Duguid