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Talitha joined Birmingham Citadel Band in 2016 having come to Birmingham to work.  Previous to that Talitha was reading Theology at Durham University and soldiering at Sherburn Hill Salvation Army. Her home corps is Stockton.

Family: My parents live in the north east and attend Darlington Citadel. My brother is currently studying Biochemical pharmaceutical studies at Sunderland University and my fiance, a lifelong Anglican, is a Civil Service Accountant in the North.

Current Employment: Primary School teacher

Hobbies: Music, walking in the countryside, working on the family small holding and watching classic films.

Favourite Food: this is a hard one!  Today, it’s probably lasagna.

Favourite Film: “The King and I” or “Casablanca”

Favourite Band Piece: “In Perfect Peace”

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Barry Sears transferred to Birmingham Citadel in May 2012 from Nuneaton Corps.

Prior to the 8 years at Nuneaton, he had spent many years at both Blackheath Corps and 

Dudley Corps.


Barry was also a member of The West Midlands Fellowship Band of the Salvation Army.


Barry has been married to Ruth for 33 years.


Family: Wife (Ruth), Daughter (Lydia) and Son (Peter).

Current employment: Sales Coordinator for a Bright Bar Steel Company.

Hobbies: Football, Season ticket holder at Birmingham City.

Favourite Food: Steak and Chips.

Favourite Film: No film stands out, I normally fall asleep.

Favourite Band Pieces: The Light of The World and Breathe.

Atwell Chasi joined Birmingham Citadel Band in 2016.


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Amanda joined the band in November 2015.  Shereturned to the Salvation Army to worship after a number of years.


Amanda grew up at Birmingham Citadel Corps and was a member of the Citadel YP Band and Singing Company.


Family: Children: Krystian, Denison, Jacob and Dylan

Current Employment:  Medical Receptionist

Hobbies:  Reading and spending time with my family

Favourite Food: Lasagne

Favourite Film:  Notting Hill

Favourite Band Piece: “Amazing Grace” (William Himes)

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