2013

Garry AmbroseNews

October 2013 The band has completed another highly successful Annual Pre-Contest Festival. Held in the impressive surroundings of the Amaryllis Fleming Concert Hall at The Royal College of Music, an appreciative crowd was treated to superlative music making from guest trombone soloist Brett Baker and the band on top form. Brett (pictured right), featured a number of items from his … Read More

2012

Garry AmbroseNews

October 2012 The band’s Annual Pre-Contest Festival 2012 was once again a great success with guest soloist David Childs astounding the audience with his superlative playing. His solos included the virtuosic Endearing Young Charms and Song of the Brother as well as the lyrical Lament from Stabat Mater and On Winter Hill. He ended on a high note, literally, with … Read More

2011

Garry AmbroseNews

November 2011 Following the band’s visit in 2009, deputy bandmaster and principal trombonist Andrew Justice was invited to travel to Trondheim as a soloist for the annual Trondheimsnatt Concert, held by the Nidaros Brass Band (conductor Geir Ulseth) in aid of the Salvation Army’s work in Norway. Andrew is pictured (right) playing with Nidaros Band (click to enlarge). Other guests … Read More

2010

Garry AmbroseNews

December 2010 It is with great sadness that we report the promotion to glory of John Hill, a loyal and long-serving member of the band. John joined the band in 1964 playing flugel horn for over 20 years before moving to tenor horn for a further 15. During this time he also served as a hard working and highly efficient … Read More

2009

Garry AmbroseNews

October 2009 The band’s latest recording Classically Enfield is released this month. As the name suggests, this is a CD of arrangements of well-known excerpts from the classical repertoire and features soloists Christopher Deacon and Dudley Bright, Salvationists who are also active in the orchestral world. September 2009 We are pleased to welcome three new members to the band. Paul … Read More