Durham County BBA 2020

Congratulations to GT Group Peterlee, Kippax and Houghton Area Youth on winning the Durham County Brass Band Association’s competition, held at East Durham College in Peterlee as its first contest of the year. Adjudicators Mike Kilroy and Trainee Adjudicator Helen Douthwaite-Teasdale presided over the event and were full of praise for the competitor's efforts on what was a successful, well organised day.
Section A:
1. GT Group Peterlee (John Roberts)
2. Houghton Brass (Brian Adams)
3. Bearpark & Esh Colliery (Phillip Tait)
4. Ashington Colliery (Nigel Stedman)
5. North Skelton (Gareth Sykes)
6. Ferryhill Town (Tom Maddison)
Best Soprano: Michelle Meldrum (Houghton Brass)
Best Principal Cornet: Tina Mortimer (Ferryhill Town)
Best Percussion: GT Group Peterlee
Best Middle of the Band: Houghton Brass
Best Second Section Band: Bearpark & Esh Colliery
Section B:
1. Kippax Band (Stephen Tighe)
2. Backworth Colliery (Calum Hartwell)
3. Craghead Colliery (Stephen Goddard)
Best Euphonium: Colin Moss (Kippax Band)
Best Trombone Section: Kippax Band
Best Cornet: Nigel Darbyshire (Kippax Band)
Best Bass Section: Backworth Colliery
Best Fourth Section Band: Backworth Colliery
Youth Section:
1. Houghton Area Youth (Glenis Smith)
2. Egglescliffe School (Matthew Haworth)


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