Monthly Archives: November 2011

Sextet at Marine Corps Marathon

On 30 October 2011, a sextet from the National Capital Band braved cold temperatures and an early-morning call time to provide music for the annual Marine Corps Marathon in the Washington, DC area.  Read more

Heritage Brass Annual Festival

The Annual Festival of Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Ian Watkinson) was held at Oshawa Temple Corps on Saturday, 29 October 2011. Special guests were Nicholas Giles, the youthful wunderkind of the euphonium formerly of Norwich Citadel in England, and the Korean Corps Songster Brigade under the leadership of the charismatic Helen Song.  Read more

LCFB Featured on Radio 2

The London Central Fellowship Band (Bandmaster David Daws) was honored to be featured on BBC Radio 2’s program “Listen to the Band” on 26 October 2011.   Read more

Boscombe 125

The Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) celebrated its 125th anniversary on the weekend of 22 – 23 October 2011. Special guests for the event were Colonels Robert and Gwyneth Redhead.  Read more

Kenya Trust Benefit at Bristol Easton

On 8 October 2011, the combined forces of the South West Divisional Fellowship Band (Divisional Bandmaster Norman Cassells) and the vocal group Ffortissimo gave a benefit concert at Brisol Easton, raising over £4,400 for The Kenya Trust.  Read more

Concert in Fond du Lac

On Saturday, 15 October 2011, the Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) embarked on their first weekend out of the season, to Fond du Lac, WI, where Envoys Beverly and Doug Peterson are the corps administrators.  Read more

Jaudes Featured at Pre-Contest Festival

Internationally renowned trumpeter Chris Jaudes was the guest soloist as the Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Jonathan Corry) presented its 65th Annual Pre-Contest Festival on Friday, 14 October 2011 at St. John’s, Smith Square, London.  Read more

Expressions 2011: Creativity in Concert

The annual “Expressions” concert at Regent Hall is now in its 10th year. The brainchild of Bandmaster Steve Hanover, “Expressions: Creativity in Concert” is held on the Thursday night preceding the Championship Section of the National Brass Band Championships.  Read more