Individuals & Ensembles Results

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I&E 2014 Results

23 November saw the 2014 edition of the BYBA Individuals & Ensembles Open Showcase Event, held this year at Weston Road Academy, Blackheath Lane, Stafford.

78 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 (14&U)

Brass – Bradley Wilson, Liberty Drum Corps (14&U)

Woodwind – Leo Copley, Concord Youth Music (14&U)

Mallets – Joseph Bate, Cadence Drum & Bugle Corps (18&U)

Whilst all finalists must be congratulated, the 2014 BYBA Young Musician of the Year and winner of the Brian Griffiths Memorial Trophy was Joe Bate.

Also alongside the top award, the British Youth Band Associations “Young Guard Performer of the Year” contest for the Naomi Essery Memorial Trophy.

The Finalists were:

Emily Easter, Thurrock Marching Brass (14&U)

Niamh Addison-McDonald, Stafford Lancers (14&U)

Chloe Mepham, Thurrock Marching Brass (10&U)

Rhianna Leighton, Thurrock Marching Brass (14&U)

 

Whilst all finalists must be congratulated, the 2014 BYBA Young Guard Performer of the Year and winner of the Naomi Essery Memorial Trophy was Emily Easter.