The Anglia Divisional Golden Oldies Band (Bandmaster Bram Scott) joined with vocal soloist Juliet Parker on 25 October 2003 for a concert in memory of former bandsman Jim Harris, who passed away one year ago.
The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) traveled to the eastern Long Island community of Riverhead on 18 October 2003 for its first concert of the season.
In mid-October, the Hannaford Street Silver Band celebrated its twentieth anniversary. A weekend Festival of Brass was started with a concert featuring the Canadian Staff Band of the Salvation Army, under the direction of Bandmaster Kevin Hayward.
During the first days of October 2003, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward) accompanied renowned Canadian trumpeter Jens Lindemann in making his latest recording.