Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris and the New York Staff Band traveled north to Fall River, Massachusetts on the weekend of 30 – 31 October 2004.
An overflow crowd filled the hall at the Waterweg Central Corps in Vlaardingen, The Netherlands, on Saturday, 6 November 2004, for the annual autumn concert of the Vlaardingen Band of the Salvation Army (Bandmaster Alan Gibson).
Scottish Salvationist Paul Drury, one of the bright young stars in the brass band composition scene, has been appointed Composer-in-Residence to the UNISON Kinneil Band.
The National Capital Band, under the direction of Bandmaster James B. Anderson, journeyed down Interstate 95 to Richmond, the capital of the Commonwealth of Virginia, on 6 November 2004, for a weekend engagement.
The Lagos Youth Band and Chorus were featured at the Territorial Evangelism Conference held by the Nigeria Territory on 24 October 2004 with Colonels Robert and Gwenith Redhead.
Since 1946, the opening event of the National Brass Band Championship weekend in Great Britain has been a pre-contest festival hosted by the Enfield Citadel Band.
In 1906, an official Board of Enquiry certified that the band at Consett had the honor of being the first Salvation Army Corps Band, with its beginning in 1879. Since the 50th in 1929, major anniversaries of the band’s founding have been occasions for a visit from the International Staff Band.
The Bellshill Band, under the direction of Bandmaster Ian Dickie, journeyed by ferry across the North Channel on 9 October 2004 for a weekend visit to Belfast Citadel.