Clarence Adoo Brass Band to give their 5th concert

Discussion in 'The Auditorium - Concert Details' started by carlwoodman, Apr 7, 2008.

  1. carlwoodman

    carlwoodman Member

    The Clarence Adoo Brass Band is getting together for the fifth time to give a concert to raise funds for the Clarence Adoo Trust.

    The concert is being given at The Salvation Army, 1203 Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, PE1 2AU on Saturday 28th June at 7pm and is being hosted by Peterborough Citadel Songsters (choir) who will also be taking part.

    On this occasion, the band will be conducted by Howard J Evans, Bandmaster of Boscombe Band of The Salvation Army.

    The band is made up of professional and Salvationist brass players who have worked with and played alongside Clarence over the years.

    Players include Dudley Bright (Principal Trombone, London Symphony Orchestra), Paul Woodward (Co-Principal Trombone, Black Dyke Band) Phil Randell (former Tenor Horn Champion of Great Britain along with current and past members of The International Staff Band.

    Further details regarding ticket availability and programme will follow in due course.
  2. Will the Sec

    Will the Sec Active Member

    A very worthy cause. Bravo.
  3. Jules Cornet

    Jules Cornet Member

    The Salvation Army Church & Community Centre
    Peterborough Citadel

    Proudly Presents

    [Conductor Howard J Evans]

    [Leader Julian Bright]

    In aid of the Clarence Adoo Trust

    Clarence’s friends many of whom are professional musicians join together to form
    The Clarence Adoo Brass Band to make music and to raise money.

    Saturday 28th June 2008 : 7pm
    Tickets £4

    Available from Julian Bright 01733 321912 or 07868 741806 or
    Or Beryl Redhead - The Salvation Army, Peterborough Citadel – 01733 564540

    Peterborough Citadel, 1203 Bourges Boulevard, Peterborough, PE1 2AU
    The Salvation Army registered charity no.214779 and in Scotland no.SC009359
  4. carlwoodman

    carlwoodman Member

    The programme, which has been selected by Clarence himself, will include;

    Celebration (Leslie Condon)
    Melodies of Dvorak (Ray Steadman-Allen)
    Finale from Violin Concerto (Mendelssohn arr. Hopkinson) Tenor Horn Soloist; Phil Randell
    The Eternal Presence (Eric Ball)
    Shine as the Light (Peter Graham)
  5. andreab

    andreab Member

    Clarence Adoo Trust


    I know who Clarence Adoo is, but could you please tell me what the Clarence Adoo Trust is?


  6. Jules Cornet

    Jules Cornet Member

    Here's a bit of info selected from Clarence's website

    'In August 1995, he was driving from Newcastle to Shoeburyness (Essex) to be at his brother's stag party. For some unknown reason, his car went out of control and turned over. He broke his neck and became paralysed from the neck down. Thanks to his trumpet playing, he has a strong diaphragm and can breathe without the aid of a machine. He can also think and speak. But that's about all. He needs constant care and special equipment.

    In June 1996 he left hospital and moved in to a specially adapted house. The most important part of his care is physiotherapy. However, because he is no longer an in-patient, and because he is not about to start walking, physiotherapy has been refused.

    Yet despite all this, Clarence feels no bitterness and apportions no blame.

    His faith in God has kept his inner self at peace and his friends are raising money to see to his temporal needs. As well as the normal expenses of living that we all have, Clarence needs £100,000 a year, mostly for 24-hour care cover. There are also capital expenditure items. The income from the State will not go far towards meeting Clarence's needs.

    The Clarence Adoo Trust has been formed to fund the shortfall.'

    Read more about this remarkable man at
  7. carlwoodman

    carlwoodman Member

    The cornet section will include Paul Young (Principal Trumpet, Ulster Orchestra), Paul Beniston (Principal Trumpet, London Philharmonic Orchestra) and Chris Deacon (Principal Trumpet, Royal Ballet Sinfonia).

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