Monthly Archives: October 2018

Enfield Pre-Contest Festival Features Fountain and Cordner

James Fountain with Enfield Citadel Band, October 2018

Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Don Jenkins) returned to St. John’s, Smith Square, for this year’s Pre-Contest Festival. The concert featured James Fountain (cornet/trumpet) as guest soloist and Major Martin Cordner as compère, guest conductor, and featured composer.  Read more

In the Bleak Mid Winter

Gustav Holst’s beautiful tune in a simple but effective arrangement for flexible instrumental ensembles by David Catherwood.  Read more

Proms at Belfast Sydenham

On Saturday, 29 September 2018, the Belfast Sydenham Band presented “The Last Night of the Proms” at the Belfast Sydenham Salvation Army hall. A fantastic time with a varied musical program for all.  Read more

Training Band Starter Kit

Free resources for beginner brass ensembles from BigShinyBrass. Includes whole-band warm-up exercises, 5-note ensemble pieces, 8-note ensemble pieces, easy Christmas carols, solos with backing tracks, and fingering charts.  Read more

This Way

This is the second solo recording by Tom Hutchinson accompanied by the Cory Band, where he is the principal cornet.  Read more

Birmingham Citadel Band 125th Anniversary Gala

The Ruddick Arts Centre, Edgbaston was the venue for the commencement of Birmingham Citadel Band’s 125th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday, 22 September 2018. A weekend which, as it progressed, conjured up many happy memories of the band’s consistent ministry in Birmingham and further afield over the years.  Read more

Concert Jumellé in Kintambo

Kintambo Band (Bandmaster Sergeant Henri Makanda Nkodia) shared the stage with the Matete Band (Bandmaster Sergeant Achille Ngombi) in the Kintambo hall on 19 August 2018, offering a praise and worship concert for the glory of God.  Read more

Another Ten Tunes in Two-Part Hymn Series

The latest installment of the Two-Part Hymn Series has been released. This is the sixth set in Part 2 and the 18th set overall, bringing the total number of tunes to 180. All of these simple two-part arrangements are free to download and use.  Read more

The Heaton Collection Volume 6

This is the sixth in the series of recordings featuring the catalog of works by Wilfred Heaton. Featuring the Black Dyke Band conducted by Professor Nicholas Childs.  Read more