The latest in a series of recordings from the Melbourne Staff Band featuring vocalist Silvie Paladino.
Enfield Citadel Band was busy over the Remembrance weekend, some of its members more so than others. Songster Leader Andrew Lofthouse participated in the Festival of Remembrance at Royal Albert Hall as part of his duty with the Central Band of the Royal Air Force. Young People’s Band Leader Simon Hicks was involved in the Remembrance ceremony at the Cenotaph in London with the band of the Coldstream Guards.
Many Salvation Army bands take part in local Remembrance Day observances every year. This year, members of the musical forces of Coventry City Corps participated in three separate observances.
Another ten tunes have been released in the Brass Crest Two-Part Hymn Series. These are simple two-part arrangements that are free to download (in PDF format) and use. This brings the total number of tunes in the series to seventy.
The Amsterdam Staff Band and Songsters joined for their first Autumn Concert on 12 November 2016. The concert featured guest cornet soloist Thomas Fountain. During the concert, flügelhorn legend Menno van der Woude was honored on his retirement from the Staff Band.
A packed house attended the annual Anniversary Concert of Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray), on 30 October 2016 at Oshawa Temple. The special guest for the evening was vocalist Bobby Irvine, a Salvationist from Ayr, Scotland.