News for April 2011
27 April 2011 20:55:55
Concert at Sutton Coldfield URC
Sutton Coldfield United Reformed Church was packed to the rafters on Saturday, 19 March 2011, for the visit of Kettering Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Phillips) as it supported The Leprosy Mission.
24 April 2011 19:21:00
Spring Festival of Praise in Baltimore
On the afternoon of Palm Sunday, 17 April 2011, at the Middle River Corps, the Baltimore Brass Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Melinda Ryan) presented their Spring Festival of Praise.
24 April 2011 09:16:17
Fellowship Band Names Conductor
Following the retirement of Bandmaster Chris Kennett at the beginning of this year, the Solent Fellowship Band has announced the appointment of a new Conductor.
24 April 2011 08:53:22
Changes at Sheffield
Sheffield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Keith Wileman) recently announced some personnel changes.
24 April 2011 08:39:08
One Hundred Years
It is not every day that one hundred years of loyal banding is recognized, but that is what happened at Boscombe on 10 April 2011.
24 April 2011 06:45:54
A Trip to the Seaside
Regent Hall Band (Bandmaster Stephen Hanover) performed a Saturday night festival at Southend Citadel on 2 April 2011, which was warmly received by an enthusiastic crowd.
24 April 2011 06:33:15
Pre-Tour Festival in Birmingham
The Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Graham Lamplough) presented their Pre-Tour Festival in the Corps Hall on 26 March 2011 to a packed congregation. The festival was in preparation of the band’s tour of Canada at Easter.
22 April 2011 17:09:51
Premier Brass 2011
On Saturday, 26 March 2011, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) was in the Brabant town of Terheijden for the annual Premier Brass concert. Each year, the Staff Band invites a non-Salvation Army band for a joint concert. For 2011, the Altena Brass Brabant was invited.
20 April 2011 18:56:41
Music from the Movies
Major George Whittingham and the South London Fellowship Band have enjoyed a close relationship with Emmanuel United Reformed Church for many years. The theme for the latest concert was “Music from the Movies”.
20 April 2011 18:37:24
Circuit 16 in Bristol
Circuit 16 Youth Choir (Musical Director Cara Clark) were the special guests of Bristol Easton Band (Bandmaster Nathan Cole) for a joint program held in the Bristol Easton Salvation Army Hall on the evening of 19 March 2011.
20 April 2011 05:16:41
Sheffield Citadel at the Museum
A group of senior and junior band members from Sheffield Citadel were invited to play at the Weston Park Museum as a part of the Sheffield Sunday School Union’s 200th anniversary celebrations.
19 April 2011 21:26:57
Concert at Nether Stowe
Nether Stowe High School in Lichfield was the venue for a concert in Birmingham Citadel Band’s (Bandmaster Graham Lamplough) pre-tour series on 9 March 2011.
19 April 2011 20:50:01
Reading Central Hosts Wind Ensemble
Members of the Salvation Army Symphonic Wind Ensemble (Musical Director Andrew Mackereth) began to gather at 1:00 pm on 5 March 2011 at Reading Central for an evening concert.
17 April 2011 07:30:06
Concert at St. Luke's, Birmingham
The venue for the last two recordings by the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Graham Lamplough) was St. Luke’s Church in Birmingham. As a “thank you”, the band offered to perform a concert, which was held on 26 February 2011.
10 April 2011 14:51:57
Homelessness to Opportunity Concert
On Friday, 4 March 2011, the Solent Fellowship Band presented a charity concert at Southampton Shirley Corps on behalf of the Homelessness to Opportunity Project.
09 April 2011 10:32:05
Annual Concert in Hythe
On 2 April 2011, St. Leonard’s Church, Hythe, was packed out for the Annual Concert featuring the Hythe Town Concert Band (Harry Cook), the Shepway Community Gospel Choir (Wes Carroll), the Hythe Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Richard Carroll) and vocal soloist Adam Hall.
05 April 2011 20:31:30
Concert in Aid of The Kenya Trust
A charity concert was held at Gainsborough on 26 March 2011 in aid of the Kenya Trust. Salvationist bandsmen from around the United Kingdom gathered together to play under the direction of Peter Millest.