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WEBBA 4th Section Grading Table 2013

The official grading tables from WEBBA have been published. According to my counting we are mid-table 12th out of 27 bands! EDIT: For those that have asked, “Rule n” is the 3 strikes and you’re out rule. Those bands that miss three years are removed from the grading table.

Devon Fantasy – WEBBA Recording

Our performance at the WEBBA Championships earlier in the month was recorded by the fantastic Chorum Records. As with the recording of ‘Winters Tale’ in November the quality of the recording is amazing. The full winners CD is available to purchase from Chorum Records, info@chorum.co.uk, and includes Harmony Music (Flowers Band), Brass Triumphant (Filton Concert Brass), The […]

WEBBA Championships Results 2013

Well done to all the bands that competed at Torquay over the weekend.  It was a pleasure to be there with you.   CHAMPIONSHIP SECTION Test Piece: ‘Harmony Music’ – Philip Sparke Adjudicators: Brett Baker & David Thornton 1. Flowers (Paul Holland) 2. Woodfalls (Dr. Robert Childs) 3. Aldbourne (David Johnson) 4. Cambourne Town (Steve Sykes) 5. […]

The ’10 Year Plan’ has only just begun…

The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. Lao Tzu For the first time since 1969 the band competed at the Regional Qualifiers, and while the result of 19th was not as successful as we could have hoped it was our first step towards fulfilling out 10 year plan of reaching the 2nd […]

2 Weeks Until the National Qualifiers

It’s only 2 weeks until the band takes part in the National Qualifiers for the first time since 1969. This marks the first step in the 10 year plan in which Pendeen Band is aiming to become a top second section band by 2022. As part of the preparations for the contest the band are […]

Test Pieces for 2013 ‘Area’ Contests Announced

The test pieces for the 2013 Regional Qualifiers have been announced. They are: Championship Section – Harmony Music – Phillip Sparke First Section – Brass Triumphant – Gareth Wood Second Section – Plantagenets – Edward Gregson Third Section – Hollywood! – Goff Richards Fourth Section – Devon Fantasy – Eric Ball The Regional Qualifiers for […]