Monthly Archives: October 2007

Andover Visit for Portsmouth Citadel Band

A capacity crowd greeted the Portsmouth Citadel Band (Bandmaster John Hanchett) on its visit to the Andover Corps on 29 September 2007. Items from the band featured pieces old and new, from Martin Cordner’s In Christ Alone to the well-loved classic The Triumph of Peace. Someone commented “There was something for everyone.” The event also  Read more

Whittlesey Concert for Household Troops

The Household Troops Band (Bandmaster John Mott) paid its second visit to Whittlesey in three years recently. The band presented what was basically a Pre-Tour Festival in anticipation of their tour of Singapore and Australia in October. A good crowd gathered to hear some of the old favorites and some new works, too. The latter  Read more

Sunday in Rosebud

For members of the Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth), Sunday, 16 September 2007 brought a picturesque morning drive down the Mornington Peninsula to the bay side suburb of Rosebud. The Staff Band was in Rosebud to conduct a Sunday morning service and perform at an afternoon concert. Darren Waterworth began the morning service with  Read more

City Harvest Celebrations in Gloucester

Gloucester Salvation Army Band (Bandmaster Clifford Matthews) and Songsters (Songster Leader Phil Webb) presented two hours of music and worship in the center of Gloucester City on Saturday, 22 September 2007. The recently redeveloped Kings Square was a new venue for the Salvationist music-making, and the space enabled people to stop and listen more readily  Read more

New Disc from Enfield

Recorded for their visit to the United States (29 October - 5 November 2007), American Anthology from the Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Andrew Blyth) will be available in October 2007. The recording features the music of four leading American composers who have made significant contributions to Salvation Army brass band literature: William Himes, Bruce Broughton,  Read more

Flint Citadel Welcomes New Member

The Flint Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Holman) welcomed its newest member, Mark York, in September. York, who practically grew up at Flint Citadel, has been studying Eb bass for several years. Currently a high school student, he auditioned on 13 September for entry into the Flint Citadel Band. His addition brings the bass section back  Read more

Personnel Changes for National Capital Band

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster James Anderson) began its 2007–2008 season in September. Following the previous season, which was very busy (including a recording, new uniform jackets, three weekend trips and a 10-day tour of Switzerland and France), there were a number of personnel changes. During the spring, prior to the European tour, two of  Read more

Coventry City Band Opens Season at St. Mary's

The Coventry City Band of The Salvation Army (Bandmaster Huw Ellis) commenced its 2007–2008 season with a concert at St. Mary’s Church, Walsgrave, on 22 September 2007. New repertoire was featured, along with items prepared for the 125th anniversary celebrations and for the band’s latest recording, In Christ Alone. The program opened with Robert Redhead’s  Read more

Birmingham Citadel Band at Tamworth

The Mayor and Mayoress of Tamworth, as well as Salvationists from Govan and Ayr, were among the people giving an enthusiastic welcome to the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster David Nicholson) in the Assembly Rooms at Tamworth on Wednesday, 19 September 2007. The band’s visit was in commemoration of the 25th anniversary of the Rotary Club  Read more