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Month: June 2015

Cathedral Friends enjoy the music of the band

Canterbury Salvation Army Band enjoyed bringing their latest repertoire to an audience at the garden of the Deanery of Canterbury Cathedral this afternoon.

The Friends of the Cathedral were invited to the reception following Evensong, as part of the annual Friends’ Day, and our band provided music in a variety of styles. It is the second year that the band have been involved at this event.

We were fortunate with the weather, with the sun shining down in the Cathedral Precincts. Wisely, the band sat in the shade, ensuring we did not overheat! Carry on reading »

Audience appreciate Music for a Summer’s Evening

A good-sized audience came to our hall to listen to a concert of ‘Music for a Summer’s Evening.’ We promoted the event across the city, including posters in the High Street, and were rewarded with a crowd ready to hear what the Band and Songsters had to offer.

The Band’s latest repertoire – including pieces such as ‘Soli, Deo Gloria’, ‘Cairo Red Shield’, ‘Joshua, Fit the Battle’ and ‘Guardian of my Soul’ – was broken up by contributions from the Songsters who presented ‘The Pilgrim Song’, ‘Hymn to the Conqueror’ and ‘The Wonder of his Grace’, the latter two of which Carry on reading »