The National Capital Band, under the direction of Bandmaster Lars-Otto Ljungholm, opened the Christmas season with two annual engagements, 1 – 2 December 2001.
The Divisional Youth Band and Timbrels (Bandmaster Lars-Otto Ljungholm) of the National Capital & Virginia Division performed in Winchester, Virginia on the weekend of November 10 – 11, 2001.
Bandmaster William Himes and the Chicago Staff Band will present their annual Thanksgiving Concert at 7:30 pm on Saturday, 24 November 2001. Joining the band as their special guests will be the Milwaukee Choristers, led by Dr. James B. Kinchen. The concert will be held in the Edman Chapel on the campus of Wheaton College….
On Saturday, October 27, the Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) traveled 4 hours from Melbourne to the northeastern area of Victoria, near the border with New South Wales, to the city of Wodonga.
Major Dalton Cunningham, Divisional Commander of the Georgia Division of the USA Southern Territory, has announced that Bandmaster John Zanders will transfer from the post of Divisional Music Director.
On the afternoon of Sunday, September 23, 2001, the National Capital Band (Bandmaster Lars-Otto Ljungholm) gathered at the front steps of the Jefferson Memorial.
The United Kingdom Territory has announced changes to the staff of its Music Ministries Unit. The unit, which has responsibility for all Salvation Army music activities in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, is headed by Bandmaster Stephen Cobb.
At the recent territorial music councils held at Denmark Hill, United Kingdom Territory Chief of the Staff, Lieutenant-Colonel Ray Houghton announced that the rules controlling the choice of music played by Salvation Army brass bands in the territory have been amended, effective immediately.