News for July 2009
27 July 2009 09:51:40
Kane Appointed at Aveley and Newham
On 24 July 2009, the Aveley and Newham Band (Musical Director Nigel Taken) announced that well-known Salvationist musician Derick Kane has been named the band’s Assistant Musical Director.
21 July 2009 22:58:08
Season End for Solent Area Fellowship Band
On Monday, 6 July 2009, the Solent Area Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Chris Kennett) met for its final rehearsal before the summer break. This special rehearsal included several invited guests, and also included a recognition of outgoing executive officer Major Adrian Allman.
19 July 2009 07:54:35
Moving Up at Norwich
Sunday, 28 June 2009 was a special day for Cameron Johnson when he was commissioned as a bandsman at Norwich Citadel.
19 July 2009 07:21:56
Hope Children's Center Benefit
The South London Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Major George Whittingham) gave a concert on 19 June 2009 at the All Saints Church, Crowborough. The event was a benefit for the Hope Children’s Center for AIDS Orphans in Blantyre, Malawi.
19 July 2009 06:55:53
New Executive for NYSB
Lt.-Colonel Kenneth W. Maynor has been appointed as the Executive Officer of the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ron Waiksnoris).
17 July 2009 13:27:21
Leprosy Mission Benefit Concert
Members of the Knowle Parish Church invited the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Graham Lamplough) to give a concert at the church to raise funds for The Leprosy Mission International.
17 July 2009 06:13:48
Poringland Singers with Norwich Citadel Band
The Poringland Singers (Conductor Ian Elliot) joined with the Norwich Citadel Band(Bandmaster Richard Woodrow) for a concert held at the Citadel hall on 12 June 2009.
13 July 2009 12:11:16
SAFB Charity Concert at Alton
On Friday, 26 June 2009, the Solent Area Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Chris Kennett) presented a Charity Concert at Alton Salvation Army Corps. Proceeds from the event were used towards the Salvation Army’s local community work and the Tujisaidie Nursery School at Kayole, Nairobi, Kenya.
13 July 2009 06:14:24
Benefit Concert with Anglia Fellowship Band
The Anglia Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Ray Todd) recently joined forces with the Co-op Ladies Choir to raise money for Bowel Cancer and the Ipswich Citadel building fund.
12 July 2009 14:09:13
Farewells for Canadian Staff Band
At the end of the 2008–2009 season, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) bade farewell to three veteran members of the band.
11 July 2009 23:27:01
Derby Visit to Sheffield Citadel
The Derby Central Band (Bandmaster Alan Losh) presented an evening of music at Sheffield Citadel on 13 June 2009.
11 July 2009 15:32:43
Canadian Staff Band Visit to Simcoe
On the weekend of 6–7 June 2009, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) visited the rural Ontario town of Simcoe to help celebrate the Salvation Army’s 125th anniversary in the community.
11 July 2009 13:55:47
Music for a Summer Evening at Bellshill
On the beautiful, sunny and warm evening of 3 June 2009, the Bellshill Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Ian Dickie) held their third “Music for a Summer Evening” concert.
11 July 2009 12:35:20
NYSB Annual Festival with Steven Mead
Internationally renowned euphonium virtuoso Steven Mead was the guest soloist with the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ron Waiksnoris) for the band’s 122nd Annual Festival.
03 July 2009 14:55:50
Charity Concert for Braeside Social Home
On Friday, 22 May 2009, the Solent Area Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Chris Kennett) joined with the New Music Makers Choir (Musical Director Mariane Temperley) for a charity concert at Portsmouth Citadel.
03 July 2009 10:47:20
CaSB Hosts Notre Dame Concert Band
The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) joined forces with the University of Notre Dame Concert Band in a unique concert held on 11 May 2009 at St. Patrick Catholic Secondary School in Toronto.
03 July 2009 10:15:57
MSB Sunday in the Country
The Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) visited the small country town of Maryborough on Sunday, 17 May 2009.