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Contest Reports

Although not primarily a contesting band, New Forest Brass enter the national brass band championships every year and also compete regularly in the Wessex winter contest in Weymouth. Recently the band has been reasonably successful, qualifying for the 3rd section national finals in 2014 and being promoted to the second section for 2015, as well as winning second place in the 2011 national brass band championship fourth section finals.

For more information about our contesting history, visit Brass Band Results
Date Contest Section Test Piece Result Report
25 November 2017 Wessex winter contest 2nd Olympus, Philip Harper 2 of 5
9 June 2017 Whit Friday Marches Open March: Jupiter, George Allan Various
11 March 2017 West of England regional championships 2nd Rhapsody in Brass, Dean Goffin 16 of 17
28 January 2017 Wessex Training Band Festival Training Own Choice Programme 2 of 3
26 November 2016 Wessex winter contest 2nd Lake of the Moon, Kevin Houben 2 of 2
20 May 2016 Whit Friday Marches Open March: Bravura, George Allan Various
13 March 2016 West of England regional championships 2nd Mermaid of Zennor, Philip Harper 13 of 16
30 January 2016 Wessex Training Band Festival Training Own Choice Programme 2 of 5
28 November 2015 Wessex winter contest 2nd The Graces of Love, Oliver Waespi 4 of 6
29 May 2015 Whit Friday Marches Open March: The Silver Badge, William Rimmer Various
14 March 2015 West of England regional championships 2nd Variations on Maccabeus, Kevin Norbury 10 of 15
29 November 2014 Wessex winter contest 3rd Variations on Laudate Dominum, Edward Gregson 5 of 6
21 September 2014 National championship finals 3rd Symphony for Brass, Victor Ewald 15 of 18
8 March 2014 West of England regional championships 3rd Partita for Band (Postcards for Home), Philip Wilby 2 of 14
30 November 2013 Wessex winter contest 3rd Darkness Visible, Richard Grantham 2 of 2
10 March 2013 West of England regional championships 3rd Hollywood, Goff Richards 6 of 15
1 December 2012 Wessex winter contest 4th Diamond Heritage, Darrol Barry 2 of 4
10 March 2012 West of England regional championships 4th English Folk Song Suite, Ralph Vaughan Williams 10 of 25
26 November 2011 Wessex winter contest 4th Saint-Saens Variations, Philip Sparke 2 of 6
24 September 2011 National championship finals 4th Henry V Overture, Ralph Vaughan Williams 2 of 19
12 March 2011 West of England regional championships 4th Prelude, Song and Dance, John Golland 2 of 22
27 November 2010 Wessex winter contest 4th St Michael's Mount, Eric Ball 1 of 3