The Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Jonathan Corry) performed at Rushden Corps on Saturday, 22 March 2014. The varied program featured three of the band’s soloists and a wide range of items, from old classics to recent works.
Month: April 2014
New Hall Opens in Bellshill
The Bellshill Corps (Scotland) opened its new hall on the weekend of 5 – 6 April 2014, with a music festival featuring all of the corps music sessions and the vocal trio Live to Tell.
Fellowship Band Returns to West Wickham
The South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Darrell Scholes) made another visit to Emmanuel United Reformed Church in West Wickham on 14 March 2014. The band has frequently visited this church, and this time was no different as they presented a varied program of music and choral singing.
Recording Sessions in Toronto
The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) held recording sessions on 2 – 5 April 2014 at St. Anne’s Anglican Church in Toronto. The new recording, entitled Solo Flight, features a number of non-Staff Band soloists from throughout the Canada and Bermuda Territory.
One of Howard Goodall’s most popular choral settings, Love Divine, has been skilfully arranged for brass band by Andrew Wainwright, with the approval of the composer.
“Working Together with the ASB Is Awesome”
An interview with bass trombone soloist Ben van Dijk about his forthcoming solo recording, accompanied by the Amsterdam Staff Band, as published in the Dutch Salvation Army magazine InterCom.
Staff Bands Combine for 25th Anniversary Weekend
The German Staff Band (Bandmaster Heinrich Schmidt) was joined by the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) for a gala weekend celebrating the German band’s 25th anniversary, 28 – 30 March 2014.
Amsterdam Staff Band Personnel News
The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) has announced an appointment and a departure from the band.
Sing for Victory
Another in Pennine Music’s series of war-themed releases, this item features three of the most well-known wartime songs in a foot-tapping arrangement.
Ministry Weekend in Middelburg and Vlissingen
On the last weekend of March 2014, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) was in the southwest of the Netherlands, in the beautiful seaside cities of Middelburg and Vlissingen.