Basics of Salvation Army Bands

The Salvation Army has used the brass band as an instrument of its ministry for over 125 years. Although the Salvation Army brass band tradition has its origins in the British brass band world, many decades of separation have led to “Army” bands developing unique structures and institutions. This section of The Brass Crest is intended to give those not familiar with these features a basic understanding of the world of Salvation Army brass bands.

This section of The Brass Crest is divided into several pages. Use the menu bar or the links below to navigate to the individual articles.