This major work for euphonium and band was written for and premiered by the well-known British euphonium artist Charley Brighton by composer Terry Treherne.
Hythe Salvation Army held its Summer Concert on 8 July 2017, featuring the Shepway Community Choir (Musical Director Wesley Carroll) and euphonium/trombone soloist Emilie Margott. The event raised £320 toward the cost of the corps’ youth visit to Kenya at Easter 2018.
Released in the summer of 2016, Dream Times is the first new album from Steven Mead in two years. Many of the works are brand-new compositions receiving their first performances, and others are new arrangements. The recording has a theme of music and dreams, giving it a fascinating feel.
Renowned euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead teams up with Belgian ensemble Brassband Buizingen (Musical Director Luc Vertommen) for a set of euphonium solos, several arranged by MD Vertommen.
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.