Quality on show at scottish championships

Updated: Apr 2

Saturday 12th March saw Granite City Brass take to the contest stage to compete in the first section with the classic, but testing, Spectrum by Gilbert Vinter.


The band has had a fantastic run up to this contest, and that showed with a final result of 3rd position, 186 points and all individual awards for the section. Our Principal Euphonium player, Lewis Catto won the SBBA Best Instrumentalist medal and our Solo Horn player, Rosie Martin won the Thomas Macaulay Memorial Trophy for Best Horn.

Solo Horn, Rosie Martin & Lewis Catto, Best Instrumentalist

The judges remarks stated that section 'Green' (which was the slow melody section featuring Allan Wilson (Principal Cornet), Alan Haggart (Soprano Cornet), Rosie Martin (Solo Horn) and Lewis Catto (Principal Euphonium)) was their highlight.


The band thoroughly enjoyed the preparation and are now looking forward to continuing to rebuild post-covid.



Place

Band

Conductor

Points

Draw

1

Bo'ness & Carriden Silver

Charlie Farren

189

3

2

Dalkeith & Monktonhall

James Chamberlain

188

1

3

Granite City Brass

Bruce Wallace

186

5

4

Coalburn Silver

Gareth Bowman

185

9

5

Newmains

Mike Marzella

184

2

6

Bathgate Band

Craig Anderson

182

6

7

Lochgelly Band

Paul McKelvie OBE

181

10

8

Dunaskin Doon

Paul Drury

179

4

9

Annan Town

Andrew Warriner

177

7

10

Newmilns & Galston

Mark James

176

8


Thomas Macaulay Memorial Trophy (Best Horn

Rosie Martin (Granite City Brass)

Best Instrumentalist (Euphonium)

Lewis Catto (Granite City Brass)