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KELLSWATER BAND IN CRETE PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 13 August 2013 08:57

Kellswater Band have returned from Crete after taking part in Concerts at Milatos, Ierapetra and Sissi.

On stage in Ierapetra, Crete

 

The Band's performances on stage were well received by the ex-pat community, tourists and locals, clips from the various Concerts featured on Cretan television.

 

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 August 2013 21:45
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The Lord Mayor’s Show PDF Print E-mail
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Saturday, 12 November 2011 00:00

The Lord Mayor’s Show in London had a local flavour this year as Kellswater Band travelled from the Borough to take part in the famous spectacle which is watched by half a million people on the streets of London and broadcast live by the BBC.

The parade itself is 3 miles long and has around 6000 participants, including Military bands, the armed services, floats and dancers.

The procession began at The Mansion House went past St Paul’s Cathedral and along Fleet St to the Royal Courts of Justice, after a short break for lunch the pageant set off again to take the new Lord Mayor back to the Mansion House.

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Kellswater Band wins World Championship Flute Contest PDF Print E-mail
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Tuesday, 09 November 2010 00:00

Kellswater Flute Band returned home from the North of Ireland Bands’ Association Contest in Armagh with the premier award in flute band competitions, the Grade 1 World Championship Flute title.  Performing the test piece “The Three-Cornered Hat” arranged for flutes by David Heaney, Kellswater with conductor Carolyn Watson were competing against five other top class flute bands in their section, all the bands impressing the adjudicator Mr. Donald Finlayson from Scotland, who studied at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

Kellswater were awarded the NIBA Cup, £200 and two BBC Radio Ulster Broadcasts, in addition Kellswater’s  piccolo player, Shannon Mc Kay won the Jim Stain Memorial Cup for the best piccolo in the section, a remarkable honor for such a technically demanding piece of music. The special adjudicator’s award for the best overall performance of the day was also given to Kellswater.

Last Updated on Friday, 06 September 2013 14:14
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CHRISTMAS CONCERT IN TOWER CENTRE PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 01 December 2008 21:50

Kellswater Flute Band’s annual Christmas Concert in the Tower Centre Ballymena will this year be their tenth, to mark the event the band have again teamed up with  Radio Cracker to help boost the  local radio station’s annual  fundraising  for worthy causes

The concert will be held on Tuesday 23rd December at 7.30pm and Kellswater will perform a wide and varied programme of marches, film themes and concert pieces from their new cd as well as traditional Christmas Carols.

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10TH CHRISTMAS CHARITY CONCERT BY KELLSWATER FLUTE BAND PDF Print E-mail
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Monday, 01 December 2008 00:00

Kellswater Flute Band will perform at the Tower Centre on Tuesday 23rd December for Radio Cracker hoping to boost the overall fundraising effort for the seasonal radio station.

This is the tenth year that Kellswater Flute Band has been involved with fundraising for local Charities, and with the generosity of Ballymena shoppers, around £4500.00 for various worthy causes, has been raised.

Kellswater Flute Band will perform a selection of Marches and Concert Pieces from their new cd in addition to traditional Christmas Carols between 7.30 and 8.30pm. Volunteers from Radio Cracker will collect in the Centre.

Kellswater Flute Band’s new cd is now available at Irons’s Bakery, Larne St, Ballymena priced at £10.00.

 

Ballymena Times December 2008.

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