Monthly Archives: August 2006

Busy Summer at Norwich Citadel

The Norwich Citadel Band (Bandmaster Douglas Beattie) participated in several summer events, including 120th anniversary celebrations for the corps in Aylsham, concerts in Snettisham and Sandringham, and the 125th anniversary of the ”Fisherman's Mission“ in Lowestoft. The band traveled to Aylsham, 10 miles north of Norwich, on Sunday, 1 July, presenting a concert at St  Read more

Band Weekend in Portsmouth

Portsmouth Citadel Band (Bandmaster David Mallett) held its Band Weekend in June, featuring virtuoso trombonist Nick Hudson on Saturday evening. Hudson offered four solo items on Saturday, including The Eternal Quest (Ray Steadman-Allen), Consecration (Don Morrison), My Christ Is All (William Himes), and Concert Piece (Félix-Alexandre Guilmant). The band concluded the evening with one of  Read more

Cradley Heath 125th Features Enfield Citadel Band

The Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Andrew Blyth) joined with the Cradley Heath Corps on 8 July 2006, in celebration of the 125th anniversary of the Corps, giving a concert in Holy Trinity Church, Old Hill, Cradley Heath. A congregation of around two hundred people enjoyed diverse musical items, from the opening Fanfare of Praise to  Read more