Monthly Archives: October 2006

Ringwood and Poole Weekend

Derby Central Band (Bandmaster Alan Losh) spent the weekend of 16 – 17 October at Ringwood and Poole, participating in the Ringwood Carnival and presenting a festival concert at Poole. Following a meal prepared by members of the Salvation Army corps in Ringwood, the band marched around the town as a part of the town  Read more

Hynd Bows Out in Enfield

The Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Andrew Blyth) has announced that one of their long-time members, Malcolm Hynd, has stepped down from the band as the result of changes with his employment. Hynd joined the band in 1975, and has played solo cornet and most recently flügelhorn, serving both as a section player and a soloist.  Read more

ISB Weekend at Scarborough

Bandmaster Stephen Cobb and the International Staff Band journeyed to the North Yorkshire seaside town of Scarborough on the weekend of 23 – 24 September. The venue for the Saturday evening festival was the Grand Hall at the Spa Centre, recently under refurbishment. After setting up on the stage, the band gathered for tea and  Read more

“Concert of Praise” in Hythe

On Sunday, 8 October 2006, a packed hall enjoyed an exciting programme under the title “Concert of Praise” in preparation for the Hythe Band and Songsters upcoming tour of Estonia. The Songsters opened up with Holy Ground, followed by If You Would Be Strong and Resound in Praise. The Band presented contrasting items, Tomado de  Read more

Gloucester Music Sections at City Centre Cross

On a warm, sunny Saturday (23 September 2006), the Gloucester Salvation Army Band and Songsters participated in the Gloucester City Churches Harvest Celebrations. The event, held in the area of the City Centre Cross, was opened by Councillor Sue Blakely, Mayor of Gloucester. Shoppers traversing the area were entertained by the band with a program  Read more

Looking for a Leader in Brisbane

The Brisbane City Temple Corps, Brisbane, Australia, has announced that their bandmaster of the past six years, well-known Salvationist composer Barrie Gott, has stepped down. In what is a somewhat unusual way for a Salvation Army group, they are openly advertising for a replacement, via an announcement on the Corps web site. The announcement describes  Read more