Enfield puts on a good show in Hahndorf

Enfield Brass built on its Nationals performance at this weekend’s Hahndorf Band Festival.

The day’s events commenced at 10am with the parade of bands down Balhannah Road. We performed very well, gaining 90 points in drill and 82 points for music, placing third overall behind Unley Concert Band and K&N Spring Gully Brass. Our score for drill was the highest of all the bands and Phil Benger was named best drum major.

The entertainment contest, held in St. Michael’s Worship Centre for the first time, began at 11:30am. Our ‘Best of British’ programme comprised of The British GrenadiersThe Floral DanceHey JudeThe Lincolnshire Poacher and Bohemian Rhapsody, which featured vocals by our resident songstress Ashleigh Ellis. Adjudicator Steven Millar enjoyed the selection and awarded us 95 points and second place, just one point behind K&N Spring Gully Brass.

The complete results are as follows:

Street Stage
Enfield Brass 172 (3) 95 (2)
Glenelg Brass Band 152 85
Hahndorf Town Band 154 91
K&N Spring Gully Brass 174 (2) 96 (1)
Nuriootpa Town Band 149 80
Unley Concert Band 180 (1) 94 (3)
Warriparinga Youth 151 88

Best drum major Phil Benger, Enfield Brass