The latest in a series of recordings from the Melbourne Staff Band featuring vocalist Silvie Paladino.
Month: November 2016
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.
Three Remembrance Observances for Coventry City
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.
Euphonium soloist Fabian Bloch performs a number of items, including Simon Dobson’s Drive – Euphonium Concerto No. 1.
Another Ten Tunes in the 2-Part Hymn Series
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.
Amsterdam Staff Band and Songsters Autumn Concert
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.
Heritage Brass Anniversary Concert
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.
Yo! Christmas Tree
Swing your way into Christmas with this big band style arrangement of the well-loved Christmas carol “O Christmas Tree”.
A simple new setting of the German traditional carol Ein kindlein in Der Weigen, commonly associated with the English words “We gather ’round the manger bed”.
Swingin’ in the Hall of the Mountain King
A swing arrangement of the melody by Grieg. Available for small brass band or brass quintet.