Monthly Archives: September 2009

National Capital Band Retreat 2009

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster James Anderson) traditionally begins each season with a retreat held at Camp Happyland. This year, the retreat was held on 11 - 12 September. The retreat is a time for the members of the band to participate in some intense rehearsals, trying out new items for the season’s repertoire, and  Read more

Bandstand Praise

The annual performance on the Oakland’s bandstand, held this year on 6 September 2009, of the Hythe Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Richard Carroll) is a must on the calendars of many people, judging from the size of the crowd eagerly waiting for the program to start, and they were not disappointed. The band  Read more