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BYBA Open Individuals & Ensembles contest results


Press Release by British Youth Band Association

The 25th November saw the 2012 edition of the BYBA Individuals & Ensembles Open Showcase Event, held this year at Sir Graham Balfour High School, North Avenue, Stafford.

72 performances in Brass, Woodwind, Percussion & Guard made up a fantastic full days entertainment.

The culmination of this years Individual and Ensembles was the British Youth Band Associations "Young Musician of the Year" contest for the Brian Griffiths Memorial Trophy.

The Finalists were:

Percussion -Sam Heeley, Concord Youth Music (13&U)
Brass - Bethany Ludlow, Liberty Drum Corps (11&U)
Woodwind - Myvanue Smith, Doncaster Danum Scouts (17&U)
Mallets - Thomas Stewart , Concord Youth Music (13&U)

Whilst all finalists must be congratulated, the 2012 BYBA Young Musician of the Year and winner of the Brian Griffiths Memorial Trophy was Sam Heeley.

A roll of honour page has been updated showing all winners from every section and category which can be found by clicking here.

Full recaps from the 2012 Individuals & Ensembles which includes full scores and placings can be found by clicking here.

26th November 2012



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