Monthly Archives: January 2008

Annual Cloud 9 Service in Gloucester

The annual Gloucestershire Cloud 9 Carol Service took place at the Gloucester Salvation Army hall on 7 December 2007. The serviced opened with the Senior Band playing the march The Wonder of Christmas. This was followed by a welcome and a short message from Liz White and the lighting of two candles, one representing all  Read more

Flint Citadel Trombonist Smith Promoted to Glory

Long-time Flint Citadel Band trombonist Bernard “Bernie” Jeffery Smith, of Corunna, Michigan, was promoted to Glory on Saturday, 1 December 2007, at the age of 75. Funeral services were held at the the Salvation Army Flint Citadel Corps on Thursday, 6 December 2007 at 7:00 p.m., with Captain Jon Augenstein officiating. Smith was born in  Read more

Charity Concert in Aid of the National Star College

The Annual Christmas Charity Concert at the Salvation Army Hall, Gloucester, in support of the Rotary Club of Gloucester President’s charity of choice, The National Star College, provided a festival of musical entertainment and enjoyment. The event was held on 2 December 2007. The concert featured guest soloists Laura Brand (vocal) and Will Norman (cornet).  Read more

Christmas Concert at Painswick Centre

The Senior Band of the Gloucester Salvation Army (Bandmaster Clifford Matthews) shared the Christmas message during a Christmas concert at Painswick Centre on 1 December 2007. A full hall of listeners, seated around tables and enjoying mince pies and various beverages was present as the band entertained with a variety of Christmas pieces. The audience  Read more

Anglia Fellowship Band Celebrates Ten Years

On the evening of Saturday, 1 December 2007, a near-capacity crowd gathered in the hall of the Salvation Army’s Ipswich Citadel for a “Winter Festival”, arranged by John Askew, in celebration of the 10th anniversary of the Anglia Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Ray Todd). In addition to the Fellowship Band, the concert also featured the Ipswich  Read more