The title of the program at Regent Hall Corps on 25 March 2017 was Fusion, one of many hints that the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) would be seen as never before. But no one could have been prepared for the wealth of music – traditional and contemporary, brass and vocal, played by musicians young and old.
Expressions is an annual concert held at Regent Hall Corps in central London. It heralds the start of the Brass Arts Festival. The brainchild of Bandmaster Steve Hanover, the event is now in its 14th year. Participants this year included Sue Blyth, her daugther Abigail Johnson, vocal group Four Hymn, Regent Hall Band (Bandmaster Steve Hanover), Regent Hall Songsters (Songster Leader Mark Walton), and the Belfast Temple Summer School Timbrels.
Held this year on 9 October, the annual Expressions concert at Regent Hall is the brainchild of Bandmaster Steve Hanover. It heralds the start of the Brass Arts Festival, which complements the National Brass Band Championships. This year, guests for the evening were Majors Leonard and Heather Ballantine, and Charlie Green, vocal soloist.
The International Staff Songsters (Songster Leader Dorothy Nancekievill) visited Regent Hall Corps on the weekend of 5 – 6 April 2014, with a vocal workshop and festival on Saturday, and worship and and afternoon festival on Sunday.
The annual “Expressions” concert at Regent Hall is now in its 10th year. The brainchild of Bandmaster Steve Hanover, “Expressions: Creativity in Concert” is held on the Thursday night preceding the Championship Section of the National Brass Band Championships.