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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

National Capital Band Worship Service in Southeast Washington

The finale of the National Capital Band’s Bravo Brass! Weekend was a worship service on Sunday, 11 April 2010, at the Solomon G. Brown (Southeast) Corps in Washington, DC. Located in the heart of the Anacostia neighborhood in the Southeast quadrant of the city, this is the newest corps building in the metro area, with  Read more

Bravo Brass!

As a part of their Bravo Brass weekend, the National Capital Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster James B. Anderson) joined with The Dominion Brass (Conductors Steve Kellner and Ben Roundtree) for a concert at McLean Presbyterian Church on 10 April 2010. The Dominion Brass, founded in 2002, is a large brass and percussion ensemble  Read more

Govan Hosts ISB at Paisley Town Hall

(Report by Colin McFarlane, Band Secretary, Govan Citadel) The International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) were guests of the Govan Citadel Band on the weekend of 24 – 25 April 2010, with the Saturday evening concert held in Paisley Town Hall. The Staff Band, under the direction of Bandmaster Cobb, began the concert with  Read more

Brass Clinic at Alexandria

2010 marks the 85th anniversary of the National Capital Band (Bandmaster James Anderson). As the Band Board was discussing how best to celebrate this milestone, the idea developed to have a typical ministry weekend in the National Capital Area. Although the band is based in Washington, most of the ministry weekends are held in other  Read more

Birmingham Visit to Coventry City

Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Graham Lamplough) visited Coventry City Corps on 20 March 2010. This was a “return festival”, Coventry City Band having visited Birmingham several weeks before, further cementing the fellowship between the two corps. Many people from Coventry, Birmingham and beyond were present and the evening was further enhanced by the participation of  Read more