Supporters of the Clarence Adoo Trust have announced that a new fundraising project will take place in 2017. The renowned Enfield Citadel Band, under the direction of guest conductor John Ward, will record a celebration of the music of Eric Ball. The featured soloist will be Kirsty Abbotts, principal cornet of Carlton Main Frickley Colliery Band.
Quintessence, a recording of music by Robert Redhead, has been nominated for the prestigious “Band CD of the Year” by Brass Band World magazine. Fairey Band, directed by John Ward, performed tracks which are a representation of this Salvationist composer’s output.
This recording from the Co-operative Funeralcare Band, conducted by John Ward, features transcriptions of works by some of history’s great composers. Guest soloists include Steve Stewart (trumpet), Owen Farr (tenor horn) and Davur Juul Magnussen (trombone).
The Derby Central Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Alan Losh) joined with the Grand Central Chorus and Vox Concordia at The Riverside Center, Pride Park, Derby, on 3 December 2005 for a Christmas extravaganza.