Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sounds of the Season in Chicago

The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) presented “Sounds of the Season”, its annual Thanksgiving concert, on 27 November 2010. Special guests for the evening included euphonium soloist Derick Kane and the Salvation Story Steel Orchestra.  Read more

Hayling Island Christmas Concert

On Saturday, 11 December 2010, the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Chris Kennett) returned to Hayling Island Community Centre to present its annual concert of Christmas music with the Hayling Island Choir (Musical Director David Cain). This year, the band and choir were joined by special guests, the Mengham Junior School Choir (Director Karyn Harris).  Read more

The Brass Crest Review Section Reactivated

The Reviews section of The Brass Crest has been reactivated! This has been planned for a long time, and we are happy to announce that, for the first time in over five years, we have posted a new recording review. The first recording to be reviewed in the reactivated Reviews section is Music of Thanksgiving  Read more

Christmas in Richmond

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) presented a Christmas Concert at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Richmond, Virginia, on 4 December 2010.  Read more

Canadian Journey for Illinois Band

On the weekend of 19 - 21 November 2010, Salvationists in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, were privileged to host the Rockford Temple Band from Rockford, Illinois. The band traveled to southern Ontario to take part in the Canadian Staff Band’s Fall Festival and to march in the Toronto Santa Claus Parade.   Read more

Himes Leads Celebration at Boscombe

Bandmaster William Himes of the Chicago Staff Band was the special guest for events celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Boscombe Corps, 18 - 21 November 2010.   Read more

Staff Band Supports Mountain Citadel 20th

To kick off its 2010 - 2011 season, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) visited Mountain Citadel in Hamilton, Ontario, on the weekend of 2 - 3 October 2010. The corps was celebrating its 20th anniversary as Mountain Citadel.  Read more