The voting has now closed for the 2022 BrookWright International Brass Band Composer Competition and we are delighted to be able to announce the results!
The Overall Winner, as decided by our esteemed judges Liz Lane, James Curnow and Paul Hindmarsh, is CHRISTOPHER COOK with his work 'EXCURSION'. Meanwhile, the Public Commendation Prize Winner, which was voted for by viewers on Youtube, is THIBAUT BRUNIAUX with his piece 'SUMMER VIBES'. Congratulations to both winners!
As the Overall Winner Christopher receives $500 US, a download license to NotePerformer, publication of his work through BrookWright Music, and a recording by the 1st Section North American Champion Band, Dallas Brass Band. Meanwhile, as the 'Public Commendation Prize' winner, Thibaut receives a prize of $150 US.
We would also like to congratulate our other finalists Anders Beijer, Fendall Hill and Allen Molineux. All the pieces can be viewed at the following links and the titles of each piece can now be revealed as:
PIECE A - Summer Vibes (Thibaut Bruniax)
PIECE B - Merengue Madness (Allen Molineux)
PIECE C - Excursion (Christopher Cook)
PIECE D - Soul Winner (Anders Beijer)
PIECE E - Humble Hero (Fendall Hill)
We are thrilled to have received 64 entries from 10 different countries with the standard being extremely high throughout, and we would like say a big thank you to everyone who entered! We look forward to running the competition again next year!
We would like to sincerely thank our sponsors for making the competition possible:
Christopher Bond Music
David Daws Financial Services Ltd
World of Brass