Monthly Archives: April 2013

Boscombe Joins with Bournemouth Male Voice Choir

The Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) held its first concert of the year on 15 February 2013, in conjunction with the Bournemouth Male Voice Choir (Musical Director Mark Burstow). The concert was organized by Pokesdown Corps as a fundraiser for The Big Collection.   Read more

Curnow Visits the National Capital Band

On Monday evening, 4 February 2013, the National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) was privileged to have well-known composer and conductor James Curnow as guest conductor for its rehearsal.   Read more

Proms Night in Birmingham

Originally scheduled for Saturday, 19 January, the annual Proms Night at Birmingham Citadel was postponed because of snow. So it was with a hint of nervousness that the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) arrived at the Citadel two weeks later to see just how many would come to the rearranged concert.   Read more

140th Celebration Kicks Off with ISB

The International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) visited Portsmouth Citadel Corps on the weekend of 26 - 27 January 2013 to mark the start of the Corps 140th anniversary celebrations.   Read more

Passing the Baton at Bellshill

A capacity congregation gathered at Bellshill Corps on Saturday, 19 January 2013 to mark the retirement of Ian Dickie after 20 years of service as Bandmaster and 35 years of service as a music leader in the Corps.   Read more