Monthly Archives: May 2011

Vocal Festival in Barnet

East Barnet may be one of the smaller Salvation Army corps, but what it lacks in size it made up for in a welcome for the Regent Hall Songsters (Songster Leader John Martin) and instrumental soloist Paul Sharman for a festival on Saturday, 7 May 2011.  Read more

Doncaster Sunday

The morning after the Brass Alive concert with Kew Band Melbourne and Hawthorn Band, the Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) spent Sunday, 3 April 2011 at the Doncaster Corps in the east of Melbourne.   Read more

Brass Alive

Brass Alive was an apt title for the concert featuring Hawthorn Band under the direction of Peter Sykes, Kew Band Melbourne under the direction of Mark Ford and The Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band under the direction of Bandmaster Ken Waterworth.  Read more

Listowel Anniversary

On the weekend of 30 April – 1 May 2011, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) was privileged to participate in the 125th anniversary celebrations at Listowel, a small-town corps in rural Ontario with a vibrant history and a strong musical heritage.  Read more

Montgomery 25

On Sunday, 3 April 2011, the Montgomery County (Maryland) Corps of the Salvation Army celebrated 25 years of worship and service. Special guests for the event included the National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner), Major James Allison, and former Montgomery County corps officers Major Earl Fitzgerald and Captains Melvin and Dianne Welch.  Read more

Second Annual Youth Band Day

For the second consecutive year, the National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) held a Youth Band Day in the Washington, DC metro area. This year’s event was held at the Eugene B. Casey Center for Worship and Service (Montgomery County Corps) in Germantown, Maryland, on Saturday, 2 April 2011, with more than 65 young people and other music students in attendance.  Read more

British Trumpet Firm Makes a Fanfare

English brass instrument maker Smith-Watkins of York supplied the Coronation Fanfare Trumpets which were played in Westminster Abbey at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on 29 April 2011.  Read more