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Birmingham Citadel Band 125th Anniversary Gala

The Ruddick Arts Centre, Edgbaston was the venue for the commencement of Birmingham Citadel Band’s 125th Anniversary celebrations on Saturday, 22 September 2018. A weekend which, as it progressed, conjured up many happy memories of the band’s consistent ministry in Birmingham and further afield over the years.  Read more

ISB Begins Rehearsals for New Season

Major George Whittingham (R) conducts the International Staff Band

The ISB (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) began rehearsals for the new season on 5 September 2018. The band welcomed some new members, acknowledged the service of departing members, and welcomed visitor and former member Major George Whittingham.  Read more

Himes at Flint Rehearsal

William Himes (center) at Flint Citadel Band rehearsal, September 2018

The Flint Citadel Band (Bandmaster Matthew Rowland) was happy to welcome home Bandmaster William Himes for their season-opening rehearsal.  Read more

Tovey Leads Open Rehearsal

Bramwell Tovey conducts an open rehearsal of the Chicago Staff Band

On Thursday, 23 March 2017, the Metropolitan Division Music and Arts Department, in conjunction with the USA Central Territorial Music and Gospel Arts Department hosted an open rehearsal with the Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Harold Burgmayer) led by Grammy Award-winning conductor Bramwell Tovey.  Read more

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

German Staff Band 25th Anniversary

In October 2014, the German Staff Band (Bandmaster Heinrich Schmidt) continued its celebration of 25 years of service with an anniversary event in Wellingbüttel, a district of Hamburg. The event included rehearsal and fellowship with former members and an anniversary concert.  Read more

Blyth Visits Fellowship Band Rehearsal

The Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster John Bird) was delighted to welcome Bandmaster Andrew Blyth, Assistant Territorial Music Director, to lead a rehearsal on 23 June 2014.  Read more

Southern Territorial Band in Florida

The Southern Territorial Band (Bandmaster Nick Simmons-Smith) visited Florida 5 – 8 March 2014 in support of the Salvation Army Retired Officers Association (SAROA). The band provided concerts and led worship on Sunday morning at Lakeland Corps.  Read more