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Musical Director : Mel Hopkin

Email address: enquiries@holbeachtownband.org.uk

Back Lane, Holbeach, Lincolnshire PE12 7LN (click for map)

Celebrating 40 years of Banding 1971 to 2011

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The Musical Director: Mel Hopkin - First Musical Director: Brian Long
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BAND TROPHIES

MUSICAL DIRECTORS AWARD

CECIL COOK TROPHY

JACK HOPKIN SHIELD

MUSICAL DIRECTORS AWARD (from 2007)

Awarded by the Musical Director for Achievement or Service to the Band

Year Awarded to
2007 Steven Butter For improvement and taking over as principal cornet
2008 Brian Parker For progress and achievement with the Leaner Group
2009 Ruby and Jasmine Latka For progress and achievement with the Leaner Group
2010 Kim Huddlestone For support for the band; excellent attendance; organising the fund-raising bingo sessions
2011 Yvonne Butter For her work as Chairman and Librrian
2012 Tony Blankley For constant high quality percussion
2013 Thomas Judd-Cooper For achievement - successfully moving up to Repiano Cornet
2014 Adam Reece For successfully leading the cornet section in a year of change
2015 Hannah Palmer For progress on Flugel Horn
2016 Neil Simons For support for the band; assistance with tarnsport of equipment
2017 Stephanie Palmer For her work as chairman
2018 Ben Walters For excellent work on the timps
2019 Alex Simpson For rapid progress learning the trombone
2021 Matthew Simons For progress on Flugel Horn
2022 Alex Simpson For progress on Solo Trombone

CECIL COOK TROPHY (from 1986)

In remembrance of a former band member.
Awarded by the band from 1986 to 1994. Re-instated in 2011 as the Players' Trophy to be awarded by band members

Year Awarded to
1986 Julie Ashton
1987 Stuart Youngs
1988 Simon Templar
1989 Melvyn Ashton
1990 Violet Riley
1991 Jacqueline Frankish
1992 Stephen Sorrell
1993 Allan Ellis
1994 Linda Gout
2011 Steven Butter Players' Player of the Year (cornet)
2012 Stephanie Palmer Players' Player of the Year (Bb bass)
2013 John Barrett Players' Player of the Year (Trombone)
2014 Thomas Judd-Cooper Players' Player of the Year (cornet)
2015 Brian Parker Players' Player of the Year (Trombone)
2016 Pawel Nieweglowski Players' Player of the Year (cornet)
2017 Corey Genovese Players' Player of the Year (cornet)
2018 Toby Walters Players' Player of the Year (cornet)
2019 James Biggs Players' Player of the Year (drums)
2022
Pawel Nieweglowski
Players' Player of the Year (cornet)
2022 Toby Walters Players' Player of the Year (cornet)

JACK HOPKIN SHIELD (from 2011)

In remembrance of the Musical Director's father, a former bandsman.
To be awarded from 2011 by the Musical Director for achievement with Holbeach Victoria Training Band

Year Awarded to
2011 Les Hill For progress within the Training Band
2012 Hannah Palmer For progress in the Training Band and ABRSM grade exam results
2013 Diane Parker For improvement and progress in the Training Band
2014 Amelia Simpson For progress within the Training Band
2015 Pawel Nieweglowski For progress within the Training Band
2016 Corey Genovese For progress within the Training Band
2017 Matthew Simons For progress within the Training Band and ABRSM grade exam success
2018 Harvey Stroud For progress within the Training Band
2019 Matthew Simons For progress within the Training Band
2021 Claire Stroud For helping in the Training Band
2022 Oscar and Eva Stroud
For progress within the Training Band

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