The Long Beach Citadel Corps of the Salvation Army, Long Beach, California, is home for the Vintage Brass Band, a fellowship band made up of both Salvationist and other musicians.
Month: February 2006
Govan Citadel Announces New Bandmaster
The Govan Citadel Band, Glasgow, Scotland, have announced that their principal cornet, Brian Keachie, has been appointed Bandmaster.
New Executive Officer in Toronto
The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward) has announced the appointment of a new Executive Officer, effective 1 January 2006.
Busy Christmas Season at Norwich Citadel
The Norwich Citadel Band (Bandmaster Douglas Beattie) had a busy but successful Christmas season, with over twenty engagements.
Recap of ISB Christmas Season
As usual, the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Stephen Cobb) had a number of meaningful engagements during the Christmas season. Parliamentary Carol Service This is an annual event, arranged in partnership with the Speaker’s Office. The service was led by the Staff Band’s Executive Officer, Major John Wainwright. This has become a significant event for both…
Carols and Christmas Music in Bristol
The Bristol Easton Corps of the Salvation Army again presented their Annual Festival of Carols and Christmas Music at Colston Hall.
Carols for All in Derby
Two performances of the 2005 “Carols for All” service at the Derby Playhouse, sponsored by the Derby Central Corps, raised £3,700 for the Mayor’s Charities.
Busy Day for Gloucester Ensembles
Many Salvation Army musical groups are at their busiest during the Christmas season. On 17 December 2005, detachments from the Gloucester Band (Bandmaster Clifford Matthews) participated in two special events.
An Evening in Prison
The Gloucester Band (Bandmaster Clifford Matthews) joined with the Chaplaincy team for an evening of carols and Christmas celebration at Gloucester Prison, HMP, on 14 December 2005.
Second Annual Christmas Spectacular in Hythe
For the second year running, Salvation Army musicians from Hythe Corps, Kent were invited to provide a Christmas Spectacular by the Hythe Chamber of Commerce. The event took place at the Hythe Town Hall on Sunday, 11 December 2005.