Open Ensembles: Open to all. First prize £500.
Youth Ensembles: Open to all performers who have not reached their 19th birthday on or before 31 August in the year of the contest. Any ensembles comprising only players who have not reached their 15th birthday on or before 31 August in the year of the contest will be eligible for the award of Best Junior Ensemble. First prize £300 (Best Junior £200).
Up to five players may perform in all ensembles and the time limit in each section is ten minutes.
Entry fees in the Youth Band and Debut Section are £75 per group, with the same benefits for BBE members and early sign-ups as the main contests. Soloist entry fees remain at £10 and, similarly, Ensemble fees are £20.
Full details of rules and regulations for all sections will be published on the BBE website at www.bbe.org.uk and further information is available from Contest Controller Brian Eggleshaw on 01754 450911, 07976 521080 (mobile) or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Accommodation packages can be booked at www.butlins.com
|Open Ensembles||£ 20.00|
|Youth Ensembles||£ 20.00|
|Youth Junior Ensembles||£ 20.00|