Monthly Archives: May 2014

Bermuda Band Featured at Fort Frances Centennial

The West End Corps (West End Community Church) Band (Bandmaster Jerome Astwood) made the long journey from Bermuda to northwestern Ontario to perform at the 100th anniversary celebrations at Fort Frances Corps 3 – 8 April 2014. During the visit, the band played several engagements, including a march through town and multiple concerts, and supported Sunday worship.  Read more

Practical Praise Gospel Arts Weekend in Bermuda

On 29 – 30 March 2014, the West End Corps (West End Community Church) of the Bermuda Division held its annual Gospel Arts Weekend. This was the 21st annual weekend and the theme this year was “Practical Praise”.   Read more

Sunderland Millfield 124th Anniversary Weekend

Sunderland Millfield Corps celebrated its 124th anniversary on the weekend of 26 – 27 April 2014. The weekend, with the theme “Rhythms of Grace”, included a “Two in One” festival on Saturday. Guest leaders for the weekend were Major Joy Paxton and Major Lynda Levis.  Read more

Hillson Hands Over the Baton

Friends and family from near and far gathered at Hadleigh Temple Corps on the evening of Saturday, 26 April 2014 to mark the retirement of Ken Hillson after 27 years as Bandmaster.   Read more

Friday Night Is Music Night at Bellshill

Friday Night Is Music Night was the first concert held in the new Bellshill Salvation Army hall, on 25 April 2014, featuring the Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) and the Callander Chorale (Musical Director Ian Milligan).   Read more

Millfield Easter

Easter weekend at Sunderland Millfield featured a march of witness through the town led by the band.  Read more

An Australian Easter in Boscombe

Easter 2014 in Boscombe saw an invasion of Australians – former commanding officers James and Jan Condon returned to lead the weekend, which featured the Sydney Staff Songsters (Songster Leader Graham Ainsworth).  Read more

Woodwind and Brass in Trowbridge

The Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) was joined by guest oboe soloist Divisional Bandmaster Stephen Smith for a concert in Trowbridge on 14 April 2014.  Read more

Southern Territorial Band in Florida

The Southern Territorial Band (Bandmaster Nick Simmons-Smith) visited Florida 5 – 8 March 2014 in support of the Salvation Army Retired Officers Association (SAROA). The band provided concerts and led worship on Sunday morning at Lakeland Corps.  Read more