The band came top of the 4th section at the Brass At The Guild Contest in Preston beating 8 other bands. Our test piece was The Journal of Phileas Fogg by Peter Graham

“There was delight for BMP Goodshaw as they look to bounce straight back following their relegation to the Fourth Section, as young MD Joshua Hughes led them to the £400 first prize on his contesting debut with the band.” 4barsrest.com

Full results for ‘Brass at the Guild’ are here:

1. BMP Europe Goodshaw (Joshua Hughes)
2. Tarleton Brass (Gillian Bould)
3. Brindle (Keith Richmond)
4. Audley Brass (Tom Hancock)
5. Rode Hall Silver (Nigel Butler)
6. Thornton – Cleveleys (Stephen Craig)
7. Denton Brass (Matthew Bailey)
8. Cadishead Public (Craig McFarland)
9. Loxley Silver (Lee Dunkley)

Best Soloist: James Griffiths (principal cornet) – Audley Brass
Best Euphonium: Loxley Silver
Best Basses: Tarleton
Winning MD: Joshua Hughes (BMP Europe Goodshaw)