For the 3rd year in a row, the Pikes Peak Versatile Brass, a sub group of the Pikes Peak Brass Band, was awarded 1st place honors in the NABBA 10-Piece competition. The PPVB performed Henri Tomasi's work Fanfares Liturgiques, a dynamic and powerful piece for 10 piece brass ensemble, arranged by Keven Stewart. The original work features 4 horns in F, which was played magnificently by flugal horn, tenor horn, euphonium, & Eb tuba. This years 10 piece competition included first time entries from several of the top bands in North America.