Old Monkland Church 05/12/17

Tonight the band made its annual visit to Old Monkland Church in Coatbridge to lead their carol concert. As always, there a large crowd there was a good number of people came along to her the band.

The first half of the programme included:

  • It’s Beginning To Look a Lot Like Christmas
  • Christmas Overture
  • Candlelight Carol (cornet solo by Alex Ramsay)
  • French Christmas
  • What’s Christmas Without a Brass Band? (vocal solo by Daniel McMillan

The congregation got the chance to choose some of their carols and sing along with the band, before we concluded the first half of the programme with the Disney favourite, Let It Go.

After a short interval, we shared the following items in the second half of the programme.

  • Sleigh Ride
  • I Dream of Jeannie (tuba solo by Willie Young)
  • The Coventry Carol

As we entered a more reflective part of the programme, Chris Shanks played the euphonium solo, In Gardens of Peace, before Assistant Band Sergeant Dorothy Neil shared some reflections on what Christmas would be like if the first Christmas had never happened. Our time of reflection was brought to a conclusion with the band playing Who Is He?

At the end of the meeting the band then played Jingle Bells during which we had a visit from a very special guest!

Thank you to everyone who came along tonight, we hope you enjoyed the programme and were reminded of the reason we celebrate Christmas..

Merry Christmas!

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