Guest soloist for Spring Festival

Garry AmbroseNews

The band are pleased to announce that Tom Nielsen will be the guest soloist at this years Spring Festival . In September 2014 he won a place to study trumpet and Cornet with Andrew Mitchell at the Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama having started playing under the tutelage of his father Carl, 5 years earlier. He is currently … Read More

Eric Hulks promoted to Glory

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The band was sorry to learn that former Tottenham Citadel bandsman Eric Hulks was recently promoted to Glory. Eric was part of the cornet section in the Tottenham Citadel Band tour to North America in 1964 and rejoined the band again in the early 1970s. The band met up with Eric when we visited Ipswich in March 2016. He is seen … Read More

Festival of Remembrance and Remembrance Sunday

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The Remebrance activities were busy for the band and even more so for some of the band. Songster Leader Andrew Lofthouse was busy at the Festival of Remembrance with his RAF duties and many will have seen him on TV. YP Band Leader Simon Hicks was involved in the Remembrance ceremony at the Cenotaph in London with the band of … Read More

Corps Christmas CD project

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As part of our community outreach activities, the corps invited all of its musical sections to engage in a Christmas CD project. Last evening we all assembled in our hall and recorded our contributions. The band first of all accompanied two congregational carols – Hark, the herald angels sing and Silent Night. Then, under the guest leadership of Don Jenkins, recorded the … Read More

Band Sunday 2016

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The Band Sunday meeting was led by our own CO Major Andrew Gaudion. At the end of the service the band presented a short musical programme led by Bandmaster Don Jenkins.  Reference was made to the 30 years of service as principal Trombone of the International Staff Band by Deputy Bandmaster Andrew Justice. This had been referenced by an article in … Read More