Tag Archives: Chicago Staff Band

Tovey Leads Open Rehearsal

Bramwell Tovey conducts an open rehearsal of the Chicago Staff Band

On Thursday, 23 March 2017, the Metropolitan Division Music and Arts Department, in conjunction with the USA Central Territorial Music and Gospel Arts Department hosted an open rehearsal with the Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Harold Burgmayer) led by Grammy Award-winning conductor Bramwell Tovey.  Read more

Himes Helps Worthing Celebrate 130th Anniversary

Bandmaster William Himes OF and Linda Himes led the 130th anniversary celebrations of the Worthing Citadel Band (Bandmaster Alan Slator) in September 2014, including an anniversay dinner, Saturday evening festival and Sunday meetings.   Read more

Staff Band Visits Jackson

On the weekend of 10 - 11 November 2012, the Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) visited Jackson, Michigan.   Read more

Indianapolis Weekend

The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday, 20 October 2012 for their first away weekend of the 2012-2013 season. The Staff Band took part in a divisional music day, played a concert on Saturday evening and participated in two worship services on Sunday.   Read more

Staff Band Celebrates South Bend Kroc Center

The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) traveled to South Bend, Indiana, on the weekend of 28 – 29 January 2012 to participate in the grand opening of the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.  Read more

Sounds of the Seasons 2011

The annual Sounds of the Seasons concert, featuring the Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) and their special guests, Boston Brass, was held in Edman Chapel, Wheaton College, on 26 November 2011.  Read more

Concert in Fond du Lac

On Saturday, 15 October 2011, the Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) embarked on their first weekend out of the season, to Fond du Lac, WI, where Envoys Beverly and Doug Peterson are the corps administrators.  Read more

Personnel News from Chicago

The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) began the 2011 – 2012 season with a rehearsal on 6 September 2011. The band begins this season with minimal personnel changes.  Read more

Ottawa Hosts Staff Band

The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) made a short trip of just 85 miles to Ottawa, Illinois on Saturday, 19 February 2011, for a weekend consisting of a Saturday evening concert and Sunday worship service.  Read more

Sounds of the Season in Chicago

The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) presented “Sounds of the Season”, its annual Thanksgiving concert, on 27 November 2010. Special guests for the evening included euphonium soloist Derick Kane and the Salvation Story Steel Orchestra.  Read more