Whitburn Band Virtual Festival results

Monday 28 June 2021

After a fantastic weekend of brass band music, spread over three days, the results of the Whitburn Band Virtual Festival are as follows:

Championship Section (adjudicators Bryan Allen, Chris Bradley, Alison Hall)

1. Unison Kinneil

2. Kirkintilloch

3. Bo’ness and Carriden

Best instrumentalist: Caroline Tennant (flugel) Unison Kinneil

1st Section (adjudicators Scott Kerr, Chris Bradley, Evelyn Bradley)

1. Kingdom Brass

2. Johnstone

3. Coalburn Silver

Best instrumentalist: Alex Philip (trombone) Kingdom Brass

2nd Section (adjudicators Bryan Allen, Heather McMillan, Chris Shanks)

1. Lochgelly

2. Annan Town

3. St. David’s Brass

Best instrumentalist: Sylvia Campbell (tenor horn) Annan Town

3rd Section (adjudicators Scott Kerr, Caroline Farren, Holly Bennett)

1. Whitburn Heartlands

2. Langholm Town

3. Dysart Colliery Silver

Best instrumentalist: Christine Calvert (flugel) Langholm Town

4th Section (adjudicators Alison Hall, Chris Shanks, Caroline Farren)

1. Kilmarnock Concert Brass

2. Coalburn Intermediate

3. Newland Concert Brass

Best instrumentalist: Nigel Martin (flugel) Kilmarnock Concert Brass

Youth / Percussion

1. Riverside Youth

2. Perth and Kinross Schools Percussion

3. Brass Sounds Inverclyde Youth

Best instrumentalist: Isaac Parkhill (euphonium) Brass Sounds Inverclyde Youth

Whitburn Band and its behind-the-scenes production team are to be congratulated on staging this ambitious event. Thanks also to the sponsors – Creative Scotland, Besson, Just Music, Band Supplies and the Scottish Brass Band Association – without whose support the event would not have been possible.

Finally, thanks also go to all the participating bands and their technical / editing teams for putting together such enjoyable and polished performances and to all the adjudicators as well as presenter Professor Nicholas Childs and Whitburn Band chairman Charlie Farren.

For those wishing to review the broadcasts, you can do so here:

4th and 3rd Sections: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GhkziO3Ug8Y

2nd and 1st Sections: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PCboZD3PmQ0

Youth / Percussion and Championship Sections (including results and Whitburn Band concert): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dVCx_udY-aA




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