The Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) made its second visit in as many years to play an evening’s music at the Isle of Wight Corps.
On the weekend of 21 – 22 June 2013, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) was once again privileged to support the annual commissioning of new officers, a significant event for the Canada and Bermuda Territory.
The Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) made a weekend visit to Deniliquin in support of the corps 125th anniversary celebrations.
“Music with a message” is a well-worn phrase used when talking about Salvation Army music events, but the visit to Hythe by Hendon Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) on 15 – 16 June 2013 would have to be described as “Excellent Salvation Army music with a very powerful message.”
Derick Kane, world-class euphonium soloist and long-time member of the International Staff Band, joined the Southern Territorial Band (Bandmaster Nick Simmons-Smith) for the USA South Commissioning weekend, 7 – 9 June 2013.
The South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster George Whittingham) made a long-awaited mini-tour of “middle-England” during the first week of June 2013.