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Australian National Band Competition: Brass Champion of Champions 2014

Kelly McGuiness – French Horn, Adagio and Allegro

Isabella Harvey – Tenor Horn, Masquerade

Jaime Brown – Soprano Cornet, Glorious Ventures

Dominic Longhurst – Bb Cornet, Endeavour

Chris Moran – Trumpet, Peskin Concerto

Heather Reid, Flugel Horn – Rhapsody

Stephen Booth – Baritone, Concerto for Flicorno Bassao

Minami Takahashi – Tenor Trombone, Piece by Guy Ropartz

David Williams – Bass Trombone, Ballade for Trombone

Bryce Fairweather – Euphonium, Proverbially

Ken Bradley – Eb Tuba, Concert Fantasy

Nishta Kaushils – BBb Tuba, Andante and Rondo

The winner is…..Isabella Harvey! Junior CoC goes to Minami Takahashi

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A Grade Concert Band Results: Australian Nationals 2014

These are the results I heard and typed down.

Hymn / Test / OC / Stage March / Total / Placing

Castle Hill 46 165 177 48 436 2nd

Unley 40 150 140 40 370

QWO 45 170 180 46 441 1st

Hobart 44 163 182 42 431 3rd

Canberra 42 130 160 40 372

Queensland Wind and Brass 40 130 140 40 350

QYO Wind Symphony 44 157 177 47 425

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Open B Grade Brass Band Results – 2014 Australian Nationals

These are the results I heard and typed down. More official results available on NBCA web properties.

Hymn / Test / OC / Stage Marge / Total / Placing

Central Coast 44 192 194 47 477 2nd

Geelong West 40 194 187 38 459

City of Greater Dandenong 41 188 189 44 462

Marion 45 196 188 40 469

Canberra 37 187 190 41 455

Box Hill 43 191 195 48 477 2nd

Sunnybank 36 183 190 39 448

Toronto 41 193 191 41 466

Surfers 36 184 190 39 449

Brisbane Brass 46 192 193 42 473

Townsville 47 195 192 45 479 1st

Toowoomba 38 189 192 44 463

Congratulations to all bands! Terrific performances. Well done Townsville!

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Open B Grade Concert Band Results: Australian Nationals 2014

Hymn / Test / OC / Stage March / Total / Overall Placing

Brisbane Symphonic Band 40 180 183 36 439

Castle Hill YWO 43 187 190 43 463 1st

Trinity College 39.5 186 183.5 37 446

The Hills Music Academy 38 180.5 183.5 37.5 439.5

Sutherland PCYC 41 188 187 42 458 2nd

Northern Youth Symphonic Band 42 185 186 40 453 3rd

Gold Coast City 39 178 184 38 439

QYO Wind Ensemble 37 181 182 35 435

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Junior C Grade Concert Band Results: Australian Nationals 2014

Hymn, Test, OC, March, Total

St Patricks: 30, 147, 120, 30, 327

Ying Wa: 45, 165, 180, 45, 435

Hills Community: 32, 155, 150, 38, 365

Killara 2: 32, 155, 160, 37, 384

Narara: 33, 150, 167, 36, 386

Grace Lutheren: 35, 150, 156, 40, 381

Well done to all the bands!

3rd Place: Killara HS 2

2nd Place: Narara Valley

1st Place: Ying Wa

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