Snowdown Band Wins Convincingly

The Snowdown Colliery Welfare Band competed in the Southern Counties Amateur Bands Associations Spring Contest this past weekend down in Brighton. Drawn first and played:

  • National Anthem (Brown, Lieut. Colonel Basil H.)
  • March: Imperial Echoes (Arnold Safroni)
  • Prelude, Song and Dance (John Golland)

The band were placed first for five of the six trophies on offer…

  • 1st for the March
  • 1st for the Test piece
  • Best Conductor (Keith Twyman)
  • Best Soloist (Keith Pritchard – Principal Cornet)
  • Best Cornet Section

Full contest results can be found on the SCABA website