Tag: maisie wiggins

  • Tributes to Maisie Wiggins

    Tributes to Maisie Wiggins

    I first met Maisie when we were both visiting Instrumental Teachers at a school in Harrow.  The Head Teacher was Muriel Yendell and the Music Teacher was Des Vinall.  I distinctly remember playing in a Concert alongside Maisie in a Staff ‘Dixieland Band’. Always keen to try something ‘new’ Maisie duly arrived at the inaugural […]

  • Honouring Maisie

    Members of SASWE were honoured to be a part of the celebration of Maisie Wiggins’ life. She would have certainly enjoyed the occasion. SASWE members who were able to travel to Staines joined with Staines Salvation Army Band to play In Quiet Pastures, The Lord is Gracious and Be Still. The evening celebration was a fitting tribute.

  • Remembering Maisie

    SASWE members send condolences to the family of the legendary trombonist Maisie Wiggins. Our trombone section will not be the same without our Duchess and friend. She will be sorely missed, for her teaching, for her Christianity, for her trombone playing, for her musicianship, and for her grace.  Some of our members will be joining with […]

  • Visit to Worthing & Maisie’s 90th, June 2014

    As part of the 130 years Celebration of Worthing Band the Salvation Army Symphonic Wind Ensemble (SASWE) presented a programme music and witness under the theme of ‘Day by Day’. SASWE provided an evening of contrasting musical arrangements to a large appreciative congregation many who were hearing the ensemble for the first time. The music […]