Tag Archives: Derek Lance

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

NYSB Weekend in Pennsylvania

New York Staff Band, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, November 2016

On the weekend of 18 – 20 November 2016, the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) found itself on the road once again, this time traveling to various parts of Pennsylvania. The weekend comprised a Friday evening concert in Wellsboro and Saturday and Sunday events in Williamsport, including a joint concert with Billtown Brass Band (Director Richard Coulter).  Read more

Staff Band Begins Season in Ohio

New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance), NEOSA Ministry Weekend, October 2016

The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) visited the NEOSA (North East Ohio Salvation Army) Division on the weekend of 14 – 16 October 2016, their first ministry weekend of the season and also the first under their new bandmaster, Derek Lance. Engagements were held in Akron, Mansfield, and the Cleveland area.  Read more

NYSB Supports Welcome of Cadets

New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) at the welcome for the Messengers of the Gospel session, September 2016

Friday, 9 September 2016 marked the beginning of a new season for the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) as it helped welcome the newest session of cadets to the College for Officer Training.  Read more

NYSB Conductor and Personnel Changes

Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris (New York Staff Band) at an event marking his retirement after 24 years with the baton.

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 season, the New York Staff Band welcomes a new Bandmaster for the first time in nearly a quarter-century as Ronald Waiksnoris retires and Derek Lance takes up the baton. A number of player changes have also occurred as the season begins.  Read more

Easter Glory

A new recording from the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris), focusing directly on the events surrounding the crucifixion and resurrection of Christ.  Read more

NYSB at Old Orchard Beach

The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) joined many again this year in the annual pilgrimage to Old Orchard Beach, Maine, for the Camp Meetings. The Staff Band participated with musical support in the meetings for the first weekend, a march of witness and concert at the pier, as well as presenting a festival on Monday night.  Read more

Montclair Citadel Hosts Band Councils

The Montclair Citadel Corps, Montclair, New Jersey, was the venue for a Band Councils held on 9 October 2004. The councils were the centerpiece of a weekend featuring the Norridge Citadel Band, under the direction of Bandmaster Peggy Thomas.  Read more

Brass in the Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Incarnation, in Garden City, Long Island, New York, was the venue for the 23rd Annual Children’s Summer Camp Benefit Concert, featuring the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris).  Read more