Tag Archives: John Starkes

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

A Musical Feast for Lent

On Sunday, 24 February 2013, the Boscombe Corps held A Musical Feast for Lent, taking the congregation on a journey of Scripture readings, songs and items from the Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans).   Read more

Boscombe Joins with Bournemouth Male Voice Choir

The Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) held its first concert of the year on 15 February 2013, in conjunction with the Bournemouth Male Voice Choir (Musical Director Mark Burstow). The concert was organized by Pokesdown Corps as a fundraiser for The Big Collection.   Read more

Sunday Concert in Boscombe

The Boscombe Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) played its first Sunday afternoon concert of the autumn season on 23 September 2012.   Read more

Boscombe Band at Lower Earley

The Boscombe Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Dr. Harold J. Evans) undertook its first “away” engagement of 2012 on 24 March with a visit to Lower Earley Corps (Reading).   Read more

Boscombe 125

The Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) celebrated its 125th anniversary on the weekend of 22 – 23 October 2011. Special guests for the event were Colonels Robert and Gwyneth Redhead.  Read more

Himes Leads Celebration at Boscombe

Bandmaster William Himes of the Chicago Staff Band was the special guest for events celebrating the 125th anniversary of the Boscombe Corps, 18 - 21 November 2010.   Read more

Return to Lymington

The Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) had the pleasure of playing to a packed United Reform Church in Lymington on Saturday, 6 November 2010.  Read more

Winchester United for Boscombe

On Sunday evening, 25 September 2010, the Boscombe Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans) visited Winchester to give a concert in the United Church.  Read more