|Posted by Band Secretary on January 20, 2018 at 2:55 AM||comments (2)|
On December 1st, 2017, the band lost one of its first, and most loyal servants. He died, peacefully, at home in New Town, Edinburgh.
Fergus Cameron had been the Band Sergeant Major of the 51st Highland Volunteers in Perth (Formerly 4/5th Black Watch). His Father was the Headmaster at Friar Street Primary School in Perth. He left the TA in 1989 after serving for 30 years. He survived several Kneller Hall inspections and capably steered the band to greater things before leaving the TA in...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Band Secretary on October 22, 2017 at 3:40 PM||comments (0)|
It is with the deppest regret that we announce the untimely death of one of our musical friends, Alan Branstone at the age of 62. He died on Thursday October 19th.
Alan was the conductor of the Border Concert Band in Carlisle. He had been the Band Sergeant Major of the Band of the Grenadier Guards serving under Lt Col Stuart Watts and Lt Col Philip Hills.
After leaving the Army, Alan was a peripatetic instrumental instructor in brass and strin...Read Full Post »