Monthly Archives: November 2007

Staff Band in Frankston

On Sunday, 11 November 2007, the Melbourne Staff Band visited Frankston, located on the Southern Peninsula about 40 km south of Melbourne. The Staff Band had last visited the town some twelve years earlier. The current corps officer at Frankston is a former member of the Staff Band, Graeme Adnams. The weather was cloudless and  Read more

Ensemble from Gloucester at Sheppard House

The Senior Band Ensemble from the Gloucester Corps brought some early Christmas cheer and the message of Christmas to the residents, staff and visitors at Sheppard House, Newent, on 19 November 2007. The event was a Christmas party at Sheppard House and the band was pleased to share in fellowship, fun, tea and coffee. The  Read more

Staff Band Participates in Glenn Gould Tribute

An ensemble made up of members of the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Brian Burditt) took part in ceremonies honoring the late Canadian master musician Glenn Gould on Tuesday, 25 September 2007. The Salvation Army joined with the Glenn Gould Foundation, the Glenn Gould Estate, and the Toronto Legacy Project of the City of Toronto to  Read more

Norwich 125th Features Black Dyke Band

A highlight of the year-long 125th anniversary celebrations for the Norwich Citadel Band (Bandmaster Doug Beattie) was the visit of the renowned Black Dyke Band to the Citadel for a gala concert on 29 September 2007. Contributing to the spirit of the evening was a collection for the Mombasa Children’s Home taken up as the  Read more