Yearly Archives: 2011

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

Birmingham Citadel Returns to Tamworth

For a third year the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) returned to Tamworth to play at Coton Green Church on 5 October 2011. The band is always well-received in the modern and purpose-built Evangelical Church and was delighted to return for the 2011 season.   Read more

Nova Scotia Weekend

To kick off its 2011 – 2012 season, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) visited two corps in the province of Nova Scotia on the weekend of 30 September – 2 October 2011.  Read more