The Scotch College Military Band embarked on their inaugural tour to the United Kingdom in June/July 2007. Highlights included performances and events at Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, Blenheim Palace, Holy Trinity Brompton and Kneller Hall.
Bon Voyage concert flyer (268k pdf)
Bon Voyage Concert
The Australian Army Band joined forces with our Military Band to perform a rare public “Bon Voyage Concert” in the Ian Roach Hall, Scotch College at 7.45pm on Friday 22nd June. Promotional poster. Photo gallery of the concert.
A summary of all the main events, including visits to the famous Scots Guards and Life Guards and a day at Christ’s Hospital School.
A complete list of items the Band performed on tour.
Bon-voyage concert article (824k pdf)
Newspaper Article (from Progress Press 29 May 2007
|Thurs 28th June||DEPART Melbourne|
|Friday 29th||ARRIVE London|
|Sat 30th||Tour of London|
|Sun 1st July||The Scots Guards. Wellington Barracks, London
including Buckingham Palace, tour of barracks, performance at Windsor Castle.
|Mon 2nd||Christ’s Hospital School, West Sussex
Including a performance, tour of the school, annual Royal
Parade in the presence of The Duke of Gloucester.
Boys meeting with the Duke of Gloucester
|Tue 3rd||The Life Guards, Windsor
including a performance at Windsor Castle and tour of barracks and stables.
|Wed 4th||Royal Military School of Music, Kneller Hall, Twickenham|
|Thurs 5th||Victoria Embankment Bandstand, Westminster
|Fri 6th||Rest Day|
|Sat 7th||Holy Trinity Brompton|
|Summer Proms Concert Performance|
|Sun 8th||Tour of The Cotswolds|
|Mon 9th||Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire
Performance in The Grand Courtyard and an audience with The Duke of Malborough
|Tue 10th||Tour of Oxford|
|Wed 11th||DEPART London|
|Thur 12th||ARRIVE Melbourne|
|El Cumbanchero||(Rafael Hernandez)|
|The High School Cadets||(J.P Sousa)|
|King Cotton||(J.P Sousa)|
|The Liberty Bell||(J.P Sousa)|
|Lux Aurumque||(Eric Whitacre)|
|The Trap||(Ron Goodwin)|
|Abide With Me, Last Post||(Traditional)|
|Monash Drive||(R Schmidli)|
|God Save The Queen|
|Advance Australia Fair.|