Ireland 2015

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Enfield Citadel Band in Ireland – 22-24 May 2015 Friday morning A 6.00am rendezvous at Stansted Airport meant a very early start for some band members but all were present and correct for the flight to Dublin. The band was met at Dublin Airport by our coach that had left Enfield the night before with instruments and heavy luggage on … Read More

Annual Pre-Contest Festival – Friday 10 October 2014

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Enfield Citadel Band at the Royal College of Music, London With guest soloist Philip Cobb (Trumpet/cornet) The 2014 Pre-Contest festival featured great music making from the band and guest soloist, Philip Cobb. Philip, principal trumpet of the London Symphony Orchestra and bandsman at Hendon, thrilled the audience with his scintillating playing in pieces old and new. As a tribute to … Read More

Visit to Switzerland – 28-30 June 2013 – Band blog

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Friday 28 June – Amriswil The tour to Switzerland began with motorway and passport malfunctions and last minute gift buying but soon ECB were off and running. Our first engagement was a visit to the Rheinfalls (pictured right). A spectacular exhibition of raw natural power and the opportunity to gatecrash a wedding reception – we could have given them a … Read More

Annual Pre-Contest Festival – Friday 19th October 2012

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Enfield Citadel Band at St John’s, Smith Square, London With guest soloist David Childs (Euphonium) 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 … Read More