Monthly Archives: January 2016

Heritage Brass Annual Concert 2015

Heritage Brass Logo

On Saturday, 24 October 2015, Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray) gave its annual concert. An excellent program of music was enjoyed by the people gathered at Etobicoke Temple. Guest soloists for the evening were Lynn Janes (vocal) and Bill Way (piano).  Read more

ASB Weekend in Lelystad

Amsterdam Staff Band in Lelystad, October 2015

On the last weekend of October 2015, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) visited the corps in Lelystad for a ministry weekend. The weekend included an outdoor concert at the town hall, a worship service at the corps on Sunday morning, and two concerts.   Read more

Regionals 2016

Regionals 2016 recording cover art

This recording features the test pieces chosen for the 2016 Regional contests, played by top bands, including Leyland, Cory, and Black Dyke. This is a compilation recording.  Read more

Black Dyke Returns to Sheffield Citadel

Black Dyke Band at Sheffield Citadel - Bandmaster Keith Wileman conducting

A capacity audience was delighted to be present for a fantastic night of music as Black Dyke Band (Musical Director Dr. Nicholas Childs) returned to Sheffield Citadel on Thursday, 22 October 2015.  Read more

NYSB Weekend in New England

The weekend of 16 – 18 October 2015 found the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) on its first ministry weekend of the 2015 – 2016 season. They were privileged to be in Massachusetts for three days and minister in various ways.  Read more

Belfast Temple and Downshire Brass Combined Anniversary Festival

Restored drum presented to Belfast Temple Band at its 125th Anniversary Festival

125 years of banding at Belfast Temple (formerly Ballymacarrett Montpottinger) and 25 years of Downshire Brass (formed from an amalgamation of Reid Memorial Silver Band and Hillsborough Silver Band) were celebrated on 10 October 2015 as Belfast Temple Band (Bandmaster Jack Burch) joined with Downshire Brass (Musical Director Michael Alcorn), vocal soloist Megan McBride and compère Dr. Joe McKee OBE for a concert of celebration through music.  Read more

The Adventurers

The repertoire contained on this recording primarily highlights new works by the rising generation of Salvation Army composers within the United Kingdom. Some of the works recorded here were featured in the band’s recent endeavors, including the Boundless International Congress in the summer of 2015 and their tour of Australia in October of the same year.  Read more

South Coast

The latest recording from the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) features an eclectic mix of music ranging from classics to new works.  Read more

March Prelude - On This Day

Premiered at the Profile 36 concert in New York in March 2015, this work by Irish composer David Catherwood features the hymn “How firm a foundation” (St. Denio) along with original themes.  Read more

Fellowship Band Concludes Season at Horsham

South London Fellowship Band

Saturday, 3 October 2015 was the date of the last concert of a very busy season for the South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Darrell Scholes). The setting was the Salvation Army hall in Horsham, which, although small, gave ample opportunity for the Fellowship Band to display its versatility and control in style and substance.  Read more