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Awards from the 2013 Training and Youth Band Festival

(January 27, 2013)


Report on the Wessex Brass Band Association – Youth/Training Band Contest :-


The Wessex Brass Band Association in conjunction with the Royal Marines, held their Youth and Training Band Festival on Saturday 26th January 2013 from 10.00 am at the Trafalgar School, Downton,

Nr Salisbury.


The adjudicator for the day was Captain Ian Davis and the percussion was kindly loaned by the Downton Band.



2nd Place in the Training Section winning the “Grading Cup”  

Test Valley Brass Training                                                                        

1st Place in the Training Section winning the “Hawkes Challenge Trophy”         

Andover Training Band      

2nd Place in the Ensemble Class                                                                   

Bath Spa Training Band

1st Place in the Ensemble Class                                                                    

Andover Training Band

2nd Place in the Youth Section winning the “Bert Stockwell Cup”                   

Test Valley Brass Youth       

1st Place in the Youth Section winning the “Royal Marines Cup”                    

Vectis Brass Youth

“The Tony Hickson Memorial Trophy” for the Best Bass Section                                   

in the Youth Section 

Vectis Brass Youth

Bronze Awards                                                                                                 

Bridge Brass 

Silver Awards 

Gillingham Training Band

Francis Cowley Voucher” and the “Bowditch Trophy” to the youngest

Instrumentalist in either sections.                                                                 

Finlay Morgan  7 years                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Gillingham Training Band                                                                                                                                                                                         



“Worsdale Trophy” for the best performance of a hymn tune from either sections.                                                                                                       

Andover Training Band


“Hawkes Cup” for the best deportment in either sections                               

Test Valley Brass Training


Gold Awards                                                                                                                                

Adam Large  Soprano                                                                     

Andover Training Band


Test Valley Brass Training

 “Angela Lowe Memorial Trophy” to the best instrumentalist in either sections.                                     

Solo Cornet  -  Georgia

Test Valley Brass

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               “The Leighton Rich Hampshire Youth Cup” for the best overall band  

Andover Training Band                                 

in either sections.                                                                                                                                     

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