On 7 December 2003, the Northern Lights Chorus, supported by the Canadian Staff Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward) and other performers, presented their first annual Christmas concert.
Month: January 2004
25 Years of Christmas Cheer in Reading
For the 25th consecutive year, the Reading Central Corps of the Salvation Army organized a Civic Carol Concert. The two performances, held on 29 November 2003 at the The Hexagon, had a combined audience of over 2,500.
Carol Concert in Birmingham
Three thousand people filled Symphony Hall for Birmingham Citadel’s Christmas concert, entitled Rejoice.
Dutch Corps Revives Autumn Tradition
The Vlaardingen Band (Bandmaster Alan J. Gibson) in the Netherlands revived its traditional Autumn Concert on 8 November 2003. After an absence of some years, the concert was again scheduled, with a special guest ensemble, Vlaardingen Wind Concert Band Sursum Corda.
Gospel Singer and Staff Band Join Forces in Whitby
The Salvation Army’s Whitby Community Church, Whitby, Ontario, hosted a major musical weekend in early November. The featured artist was gospel singer Lynda Randle of the Gaither Homecoming Tour, with support by the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward).
18th Annual Carol Concert for Swansea
On 21 December 2003, the Swansea Citadel Band (Bandmaster Chris Smith), Songsters (choir), and Singing Company (youth choir) presented their 18th annual Carol Concert.
Anglia Band Visits Strood
The Anglia Divisional Golden Oldies Band (Bandmaster Bram Scott) traveled to the Strood Methodist Church on November 15, 2003, for a concert.
71st Annual Thanksgiving Concert for Flint Citadel
The Flint Citadel Band, under the direction of Bandmaster Richard Holman, held its 71st annual Thanksgiving concert on 29 November 2003. The special guest for the evening was pianist William Way.