The Andover Town Band contest band offers an opportunity for musicians within the ATB group, to play in an ensemble that aspires to a higher level of expectation, attainment and performance. The band regularly enters competitions, including the West of England Regional Championships, and the Wessex Winter Contest. Having reformed in 2010 ATB entered its first contest at Torquay (West of England contest) in March 2011, and was awarded a creditable 7th place in the 4th section.
The band’s first appearance at the Wessex Winter Contest held at Weymouth Pavillion in Nov 2011 saw ATB crowned winners of the 4th section, and 9th overall (out of 19 bands).
ATB has now qualified for the of the Final of the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain having come 2nd out of 25 bands in the 4th section this will take place in Cheltenham this coming September.
This historic first year was a great start for ATB on the contest stage, and the band eagerly looks forward to working hard to fulfil its potential future years. Below is a summary of the bands contest results so far.
|Independant results for ATB results can also be found here|
Andover Town Band will be Contesting at the following Events next:
National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain in Cheltenham September 2012