Monthly Archives: April 2009

Total Praise at Lewisham

The fanfare opening of the march Golden Jubilee heralded the start of a God-glorifying Total Praise event at Lewisham Salvation Army, South London, featuring the Hythe Band and Songsters of the Salvation Army and Wesley Carroll, piano soloist. Other items from the band (Bandmaster Richard Carroll) included Scripture Sing-Along (William Himes) and two pieces written  Read more

New CD Featuring the Music of Bramwell Tovey

World of Brass has announced the upcoming release of Maestro, featuring the music of Bramwell Tovey. The disc features Tovey as conductor and pianist, with the Foden’s Band, trombonist Joseph Alessi and violinist Mark Fewer. Bramwell Tovey is a musician of striking versatility, acknowledged around the world for his artistic depth and his warm, charismatic  Read more

Together Nominated for Classical BRIT Award

The Salvation Army’s Together album, which went on sale for Christmas last year, has been nominated for a Classical BRIT Award. Together features music from the International Staff Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Stephen Cobb) and includes a range of classical, secular and religious tracks, and contributions from Lesley Garrett, Aled Jones and the  Read more

New Additions at Norwich Citadel

The Norwich Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Woodrow) recently announced several additions to their roster. Graeme Hall has joined the band on Eb tuba. Graeme, with his wife, Lisa, and two young children originally came from Bedlington in Northumberland some ten years ago. Graeme, who is an IT manager, has since worked in Peterborough and now  Read more

CaSB Lays Tracks for New CD

Under the technical expertise of recording engineer Ted Marshall, the Canadian Staff Band went “under the microphones” on 1, 3 and 4 April 2009 at Guelph Citadel to record the upcoming CD Festivity. This is the first recording by the Staff Band under the direction of Bandmaster John Lam. In addition to the title track,  Read more

Bellshill Band at Newarthill Church

On a bright and sunny spring evening (31 March 2009) the Bellshill Band of the Salvation Army visited Newarthill Church to present a program on the final night of the church’s guild season. The guild began the evening before passing the program over to Bandmaster Ian Dickie for the band’s portion of the concert. The  Read more

King's Singers with Hendon Band in High Wycombe

The Hendon Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster David Rudd) were joined by the King’s Singers on 22 March 2009 for a concert at the Swan Theatre in High Wycombe. The band was warmly greeted by the near-capacity audience as they took the stage. The evening began in rousing fashion with Peter Graham’s Summon the  Read more

Benefit Concert for Ipswich Citadel Building Fund

At the invitation of the Ipswich Citadel Corps of the Salvation Army, the Hendon Band (Bandmaster David Rudd) presented a concert in aid of the Ipswich corps building fund. On Saturday, 14 March 2009, the band took the stage with a capacity audience in attendance. The performance began in bright style with Salvation Song (William  Read more