Monthly Archives: May 2010

Cardiff Canton in Birmingham

A thoroughly enjoyable weekend was experienced when the Cardiff Canton Band, under the baton of Bandmaster Carl Saunders, visited Birmingham Citadel, 24 – 25 April 2010.  Read more

Staff Band in Iowa City

The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) traveled to Iowa City, Iowa on Saturday, 24 April 2010 for a weekend which included a joint concert with the Eastern Iowa Brass Band (Conductor Casey Thomas).  Read more

Solent Area Fellowship Band Charity Concert

On Friday, 21 May 2010, the Solent Area Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Chris Kennett) joined with guest soloists Kayte Harding (vocal) and Julian Poore (cornet and trumpet) to present a Charity Concert in aid of the Rosehill Evangelical Mission.  Read more

Alexandria School for the Performing Arts Spring Recital

On Sunday afternoon, 16 May 2010, the Alexandria Citadel Corps celebrated the end of the first academic year for its ambitious Alexandria School for the Performing Arts (ASPA) with the Spring Recital held in the corps hall. Under the direction of principal Cheryl Jones-Gage and corps officers Captains Ken and Amy Argot, the ASPA offers  Read more

Boscombe Visit to Yeovil

The town of Yeovil is one of the locations most visited by the Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans), most recently on Saturday, 24 April 2010. The program was received by a very good audience, additional seating being placed right up to the beginning of the festival. The venue for the event was Holy  Read more

National Capital Band Annual Dinner 2010

Traditionally, the National Capital Band ends each season with a dinner for the members and guests. In 2010, the dinner was held two weeks early because the last event of the season is a ministry trip to Scranton, Pennsylvania at the end of May. This year’s dinner was held at Maggiano’s in the Tysons Galleria.  Read more

Sunday at Ferntree Gully

The Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) visited the Ferntree Gully Corps, in the outer eastern suburbs of Melbourne, on Sunday 18 April 2010. The visit included the morning service, an outdoor concert (with a march to and from the venue) and an afternoon concert in the corps hall. The morning service began with a  Read more

Lofthouse Joins Enfield for Spring Festival

Trumpet soloist Andrew Lofthouse and the Enfield Citadel Songsters (Leader Tina Shepherd) joined the Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Jonathan Corry) on 16 April 2010 at Waltham Abbey Church for the band’s Annual Spring Festival. Proceeds from the evening were given to support the Waltham Abbey Church Heritage Organ Appeal and the ongoing work of the  Read more

Fellowship Band Aids Rosehill Mission

A capacity crowd at the Royal Tunbridge Wells Corps enjoyed a wonderful evening of music provided by the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Major George Whittingham) and their special guest, Dudley Bright. The concert, for the benefit of the Rosehill Evangelical Mission, was held on 16 April 2010. From the sparkling rendition of the opening  Read more

Hannaford Street Festival of Brass

Following three busy days of recording, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) was the featured band for the Saturday evening concert held on 10 April 2010 in conjunction with the Hannaford Street Silver Band 7th Annual Festival of Brass. The program was the culmination of a day of performances entitled the “Community Showcase”, featuring  Read more