Tag Archives: trumpet

Expressions 2011: Creativity in Concert

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.  Read more

British Trumpet Firm Makes a Fanfare

English brass instrument maker Smith-Watkins of York supplied the Coronation Fanfare Trumpets which were played in Westminster Abbey at the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on 29 April 2011.  Read more

Christmas in Toronto

December 2010 was again a busy month for the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam), with two annual Christmas events on back-to-back Saturdays.  Read more

Canadian Journey for Illinois Band

On the weekend of 19 - 21 November 2010, Salvationists in Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario, were privileged to host the Rockford Temple Band from Rockford, Illinois. The band traveled to southern Ontario to take part in the Canadian Staff Band’s Fall Festival and to march in the Toronto Santa Claus Parade.   Read more

Solent Area Fellowship Band Charity Concert

On Friday, 21 May 2010, the Solent Area Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Chris Kennett) joined with guest soloists Kayte Harding (vocal) and Julian Poore (cornet and trumpet) to present a Charity Concert in aid of the Rosehill Evangelical Mission.  Read more

Great American Brass Band Festival 2005

The 17th annual Great American Brass Band Festival was held in Danville, Kentucky 10 - 12 June 2005. The festival, held primarily on the campus of Centre College, is hosted by the Advocate Brass Band, based in Danville.  Read more

Ten Years for South London Fellowship Band

The South London Fellowship Band, (Bandmaster Major George Whittingham), celebrated its tenth anniversary on September 11, 2004. The occasion was marked by a Festival of Thanksgiving, held at St. George’s Church in Beckenham.  Read more

Canadian Staff Band 35th Anniversary Festival

The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward) gathered on 1 May 2004 with guest soloists Curtis Metcalf (euphonium) and Jens Lindemann (trumpet), for a concert celebrating the band’s 35th anniversary.  Read more