Saturday, November 14, 2009

Ashford Hill concert

On 14 November 2009, the band gave a concert in St Paul's Church, Ashfrod Hill, celebrating the life of Jose Marshall. Jose was a band member for many years, and her husband, Bernard, had been the Vicar at the church.

The programme comprised:

Festivo - E Gregson
Greensleeves - arr A Reed
Pirates of Penzance - arrF Godfrey and WJ Duthoit
Licolnshire Posy - PA Grainger
Fantasia on British Sea Songs - H Wood
Portsmouth - arr S Stirling
Illyrian Dances - G Woolfenden
Psalm 23 - H Goodall arr M Laurence
Liberty Bell - JP Sousa

All these pieces were linked to Jose's life by Ann Moore, who added reminiscences and read two poems by Jose.