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Evans and Starkes Featured at Govan Band Weekend

Govan Band Weekend May 2016

The Govan Band (Bandmaster Chic Ramsay) welcomed Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans and euphonium soloist John Starkes, both of Boscombe Band, as special guests for Band Weekend, 27 – 29 May 2016. Dr. Evans is well-known in Salvation Army and wider brass circles as an outstanding conductor, trainer, pianist, and composer. Starkes is familiar with Govan, having attended the corps for several years prior to his relocation to Bournemouth.   Read more

Govan Mourns Veteran Bandsman

Govan Citadel Band (Scotland) are deeply saddened by the recent death, or in Salvation Army terms, Promotion to Glory, of retired bandsman and Deputy Bandmaster Malcolm Cassidy.  Read more