Monthly Archives: October 2016

Farr Featured at 2016 Pre-Contest Festival

Enfield Citadel Band, Pre-Contest Festival 2016, St. Pancras Church.

For the 70th time, Enfield Citadel Band presented a Pre-Contest Festival before the National Brass Band Championships of Great Britain. This year’s concert was held at St. Pancras Church. The guest soloist was tenor horn virtuoso Owen Farr. The band was conducted by Iain Parkhouse of Croydon Citadel, who graciously stepped in after the recent departure of former bandmaster Jonathan Corry for a new appointment in the United States.  Read more

Heritage Brass at Calvary Baptist Church

Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray) at Calvary Baptist Church, Oshawa, October 2016.

During the first week of October, Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray) provided a light program of music for a seniors program at Calvary Baptist Church, Ottawa. The concert featured melodies and marches, along with several solo items.  Read more

War Memorials

Tredegar Town Band conducted by Ian Porthouse and Cory Band conducted by Philip Harper and Robert Childs  Read more

Fáilte Salvation Army

Roger Trigg Music logo

Fáilte is the Irish word for “welcome”. This music was commissioned by Bandmaster John Moore of Belfast Citadel, and was written to commemorate the commencement of the Salvation Army’s work in Ireland.  Read more

Regent Hall Expressions 2016

Regent Hall Band and Belfast Temple Summer School Timbrels, Regent Hall Expressions, October 2016

Expressions is an annual concert held at Regent Hall Corps in central London. It heralds the start of the Brass Arts Festival. The brainchild of Bandmaster Steve Hanover, the event is now in its 14th year. Participants this year included Sue Blyth, her daugther Abigail Johnson, vocal group Four Hymn, Regent Hall Band (Bandmaster Steve Hanover), Regent Hall Songsters (Songster Leader Mark Walton), and the Belfast Temple Summer School Timbrels.  Read more

Heritage Brass at Lakeshore

Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray) made a return visit to Lakeshore Corps, Etobicoke, in September 2016, for a Sunday evening concert.  Read more

Highest Praise - National Capital and Virginia Music Councils (Part 2)

The Southern Territorial Band (Bandmaster Nick Simmons-Smith) (STB) and Territorial Creative Arts Ensemble (Director Bethany Farrell) (TCAE) toured the National Capital and Virginia (NCV) Division, Wednesday 12 – Saturday 16 October 2016, with the featured event the Music Councils, entitled “Highest Praise”, held at Camp Happyland. Because of the length of this report, it is being presented in two parts.  Read more

Highest Praise - National Capital and Virginia Music Councils (Part 1)

NCV Music Councils 2016

The Southern Territorial Band (Bandmaster Nick Simmons-Smith) (STB) and Territorial Creative Arts Ensemble (Director Bethany Farrell) (TCAE) toured the National Capital and Virginia (NCV) Division, Wednesday 12 – Saturday 16 October 2016, with the featured event the Music Councils, entitled “Highest Praise”, held at Camp Happyland. Because of the length of this report, it is being presented in two parts.  Read more