On 22 April 2006, the Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth ) joined with the Melbourne Veterans’ Band and Future Brass 06 for “Unlimited Brass, Unlimited Praise”. Held at the Ivanhoe Girls Grammar School, this special event featured Salvationist musicians literally of all ages.
Report by Dr. Sven Ljungholm When promoting the visit of a brass band to a non-Salvation Army site, in this case, the Bethany Covenant Church, in Berlin, Connecticut, one has to look for a different marketing strategy than those traditionally used. The church is located in a small suburban community of Hartford, with a congregation…
The National Capital Band (Bandmaster James B. Anderson) visited the Blue Ridge area of Virginia on the weekend of 21 – 23 April 2006.
The Birmingham Citadel Band and Songsters joined with the William Booth Memorial Halls Band and Songsters on Easter Monday (17 April 2006) for a concert at the William Booth Memorial Halls in Nottingham. The concert also featured vocal soloist Richard McIntosh, a member of the International Staff Songsters.
Monday, 10 April 2006, saw the Stockholm South Citadel Band of the Salvation Army visit the Washington, DC area. The one-day stopover in the Nation’s Capital was part of a 10-day tour in which the band traveled from Connecticut to Florida. Now under the leadership of Bandmaster Lars-Otto Ljungholm, the Swedish ensemble has a long…
The South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Major George Whittingham) made a weekend visit to Worthing, 1 – 2 April 2006. They were joined by the guest speaker for the weekend, Major John Waters and, for the Saturday evening festival, cornet soloist Keith Hutchinson.
The Gloucester Corps had its annual Band Weekend on 1 – 2 April 2006, with the Kettering Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Phillips) as special guests for a concert on Saturday evening.
On Friday, 17 March, the National Capital Band (Bandmaster James B. Anderson) set off on their first ministry weekend of 2006. Journeying south to the city of Williamsburg, Virginia, the band participated in the local Salvation Army’s Annual Meeting on Friday evening, performed three outdoor concerts on Saturday, and played for two Sunday morning services at the New Town Methodist Church.