A full house greeted the Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster James Williams MBE) and the Chelmsford Citadel Songsters (Songster Leader Joanne Schultz) at Christchurch in Chelmsford on the occasion of their Christmas Spectacular held on 11 December 2004.
During 2004, BBC Radio Bristol and BBC Somerset Sound have been conducting a campaign to raise funds for the creation of a new Children’s Hospice. The Bristol Easton Corps of the Salvation Army supported this effort by donating the collection from its annual Carol Concerts.
The National Capital Band (Bandmaster James B. Anderson) hosted its fourth annual Community Carol Concert on 5 December 2004. In addition to the band, this year’s event featured The Swansonettes (Director Elizabeth Gephardt), the DC Metro Timbrel Brigade (directed by Elsie Morris), and junior vocalist Francisca Idio from the Fairfax Corps.