News for February 2011
24 February 2011 17:29:30
New York Staff Band Ireland Tour 2011
The Salvation Army is making final preparations to welcome the esteemed New York Staff Band for a week long visit to Ireland at the end of May.
13 February 2011 08:26:09
Williams Steps Down
Bandmaster Lt.-Colonel Mike Williams has sadly had to relinquish his duties as bandmaster of the Upper Norwood Corps Band.
13 February 2011 07:37:54
Bandmaster Kennett Retires
In January 2011, the Solent Fellowship Band announced that Chris Kennett has retired from the position of Bandmaster.
12 February 2011 16:26:36
Farewells and Retirements at Norwich Citadel
The Norwich Citadel Band has had several departures of various kinds over the past few months.
12 February 2011 12:18:39
Christmas Celebration for the Meningitis Trust
For the fifteenth successive year, the Gloucester Salvation Army Band (Bandmaster Clifford Matthews) played a leading role in the Meningitis Trust’s annual Christmas Concert at Gloucester Cathedral.
12 February 2011 09:44:21
Rotary Carol Concert in Boscombe
The 2010 Rotary Carol Concert in Boscombe, in aid of the Youth Cancer Trust, was held on 9 December and featured the Boscombe Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans), the choir of the Epiphany Church of England Primary School and guest vocal soloist Hilary Bromage.
12 February 2011 07:15:04
Carol Concert in Abbeydale
The Band and Songsters from the Salvation Army, Gloucester (Bandmaster Clifford Matthews and Songster Leader Phil Webb) were once again pleased to be able to share the message of Christmas during their annual Carol Concert at Christchurch, Abbeydale, on 14 December 2010.
12 February 2011 06:21:34
The Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Graham Lamplough) had the privilege of playing once again at Birmingham’s magnificent Symphony Hall as part of the annual Christmas concert known as “Rejoice”.
12 February 2011 05:52:27
Regent Hall Carol Service 2010
This year’s Carol Service at Regent Hall featured traditional and modern music and readings, sometimes juxtaposed in a single item. All of the Corps senior and junior music sections participated.
09 February 2011 05:45:39
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.
08 February 2011 05:08:49
2010 Community Appreciation Christmas Concert
The 2010 Community Appreciation Christmas Concert, featuring the National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner), was held on 12 December in Alexandria, Virginia. In addition to the band, the concert also featured youth soloist Sharolyn Hyson, the DC Metro Timbrelists (Director Elsie Morris), and the Robinson Singers (Director Michael Horanski).
06 February 2011 09:21:49
Charity Concert on Behalf of Rotary Club of Gloucester
The Salvation Army of Gloucester hosted the annual Christmas Charity Concert in aid of the Rotary Club of Gloucester’s 2010 appeal for the Willow Trust on 5 December 2010.
06 February 2011 02:37:32
New Members for Canadian Staff Band
On 1 December 2010, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) announced the addition of two new members.
05 February 2011 17:47:35
ISB Supports Life of Lynda Fund-raising Project
As in previous years, members of the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) donated to a worthy cause in lieu of exchanging Christmas cards. For 2010, the band supported ISB horn section member Steve Hanover’s Life of Lynda effort in support of leukemia research, commemorating his sister who died of this disease at an early age.
05 February 2011 17:30:43
Staff Band in Florida
The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) spent a busy weekend in Florida, 19 –22 November 2010, with a Friday evening concert at the First Baptist Church in Bradenton and the balance of the weekend at the Community Church of Vero Beach.