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Staff Band Weekend in San Juan

NYSB workshop at Guayama Kroc Centter, Puerto Rico

The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) arrived in Puerto Rico in the early hours of Friday, 17 February 2017, for a weekend of ministry. The weekend included an outdoor concert in Old San Juan shared with the Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Youth Band, working with young musicians at the Guayama Kroc Center, and Sunday morning worship at San Juan Central Corps.  Read more

Best of British in Birmingham and Gainsborough

Under Two Flags

On 4 February 2017, the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) presented “The Best of British”, a proms-style program. The program was repeated during the band’s visit to Gainsborough a month later.  Read more

Amsterdam Staff Band and Songsters Autumn Concert

Amsterdam Staff Songsters, Autumn Concert, November 2016

The Amsterdam Staff Band and Songsters joined for their first Autumn Concert on 12 November 2016. The concert featured guest cornet soloist Thomas Fountain. During the concert, flügelhorn legend Menno van der Woude was honored on his retirement from the Staff Band.  Read more

Heritage Brass Anniversary Concert

Bobby Irvine, Heritage Brass Anniversary Concert, October 2016

A packed house attended the annual Anniversary Concert of Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray), on 30 October 2016 at Oshawa Temple. The special guest for the evening was vocalist Bobby Irvine, a Salvationist from Ayr, Scotland.  Read more

National Capital Band in Northern Virginia

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) has a long-standing relationship with the Northern Virginia Adult Rehabilitation Center (NOVARC), beginning with the dedication of the facility over twenty years ago. In lieu of their regular rehearsal on Monday, 7 November 2016, the band gave a concert at the center.  Read more

Clydebank Anniversary Weekend

Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) at Clydebank Corps, October 2016

Clydebank Corps held celebrations of its 123rd anniversary on the weekend of 29 – 30 October 2016. The weekend featured a Saturday musical festival from Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Yvonne Ferguson) and Sunday meetings around the themes “Clydebank – Proud Past”, “Army of the Present”, and “Challenge of the Future”.  Read more

Boscombe to Norwich for 134th Celebrations

Combined bands from Boscombe and Norwich Citadel march through Norwich, 23 October 2016

Saturday, 22 October 2016, marked the arrival of Boscombe Band (Bandmaster Howard J. Evans) at Norwich Citadel for the 134th anniversary celebration weekend of Norwich Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Woodrow). This was a return visit, as the Norwich band had enjoyed a weekend in Bournemouth the previous year.  Read more

130th Anniversary Celebration in Tenby

Morriston Citadel Songsters (S/L Chris Lear), St. Mary's Church, Tenby, 22 October 2016

Brilliant autumn sunshine greeted Salvationists and friends as they traveled from across South Wales and gathered in Tenby on 22 October 2016 to celebrate 130 years of the work of the Salvation Army in that town. Morriston Citadel Songsters (Songster Leader Chris Lear) and South and Mid Wales Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Adrian Browning) provided musical support for the day.  Read more

Fourth Bells and Brass Concert

On 21 October 2016, the Solent Fellowship Band (Bandmaster Dan Redhead) was joined by the Hayling Island U3A Handbell Team for the fourth in a series of “Bells and Brass” concerts at St. Mary’s Church on Hayling Island.  Read more

Brass Fusion

On 1 October 2016, at Guelph Citadel, The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) joined with the youth band of the Ontario Great Lakes Division, Impact Brass (Bandmaster Philip Rayment) and that band’s feeder group, iGNiTE! Brass (Bandmaster Sarah Rayment), for Brass Fusion, a concert marking the end of a day of music clinics and sectional instruction.  Read more