Wychavon Winners 2011

September 18th 2011
Eccles Borough Band recently took part in the Wychavon Entertainments Contest trying to regain the trophy that they won in 2010.

The adjudicator, Robert Childs, awarded the band first place and also awarded the best soloist prize to our Solo Baritone player, Marrianne Garbutt, for her playing of Goff Richards’ “Little Red Bird”.

  1. Eccles Borough Band (88 points)
  2. West Mercia Police Band (87 points)
  3. Cubbington Silver Band (85 points)
  4. Arrow Valley Brass (84 points)
  5. Newport Borough Brass Band (83 points)
  6. Shipston Town Band (82 points)

Our programme was as follows:

  • Bombasto – Orion Farrar (arr Dave Timmins)
  • Little Red Bird – Traditional (arr Goff Richards)
  • Buglers Holiday – Leroy Anderson (arr Roger Barsotti)
  • Letter From Home – Pat Metheny (arr Svein Giske)
  • The Incredibles Theme – Michael Giacchino (arr Philip Harper)
Here you can see the performance of Buglers Holiday featuring Russell Gray, Debbie Fry and Graham Ebbrell

Wychavon 2011 Gallery