Monthly Archives: February 2006

Vintage Brass, Long Beach, California

The Long Beach Citadel Corps of the Salvation Army, Long Beach, California, is home for the Vintage Brass Band, a fellowship band made up of both Salvationist and other musicians.  Read more

Recap of ISB Christmas Season

As usual, the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Stephen Cobb) had a number of meaningful engagements during the Christmas season. Parliamentary Carol Service This is an annual event, arranged in partnership with the Speaker's Office. The service was led by the Staff Band's Executive Officer, Major John Wainwright. This has become a significant event for both  Read more

Carols for All in Derby

Two performances of the 2005 “Carols for All” service at the Derby Playhouse, sponsored by the Derby Central Corps, raised £3,700 for the Mayor’s Charities.  Read more

Busy Day for Gloucester Ensembles

Many Salvation Army musical groups are at their busiest during the Christmas season. On 17 December 2005, detachments from the Gloucester Band (Bandmaster Clifford Matthews) participated in two special events.  Read more

An Evening in Prison

The Gloucester Band (Bandmaster Clifford Matthews) joined with the Chaplaincy team for an evening of carols and Christmas celebration at Gloucester Prison, HMP, on 14 December 2005.  Read more

Second Annual Christmas Spectacular in Hythe

For the second year running, Salvation Army musicians from Hythe Corps, Kent were invited to provide a Christmas Spectacular by the Hythe Chamber of Commerce. The event took place at the Hythe Town Hall on Sunday, 11 December 2005.  Read more