In a departure from their normal style of ministry, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward) visited the York Mills Collegiate Institute in Toronto on Wednesday, 26 October 2005.
The Salvation Army corps in the Staffordshire town of Leek recently celebrated its anniversary weekend, beginning on Saturday, 14 October 2005, with a special concert from the Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster David Nicholson).
The long-running Profile Night series of concerts in New York had its latest installment on 14 October 2005, when composer and conductor Brian Bowen was featured at Profile Night XXVII.
The Salvation Army Gloucester Corps hosted a concert in support of the Gloucestershire Multiple Sclerosis Information and Therapy Centre on 9 October 2005.
The Bellshill Band (Bandmaster Ian Dickie) presented a concert at the Motherwell Ebenezer Church on 4 October 2005. The event was the inaugural evening for a series of women’s meetings at the church.
This year, Black Dyke celebrates its 150th anniversary, and the ISB was invited to participate in the celebrations with a joint concert in York Minster, held on Saturday, 1 October 2005. Taking advantage of the paid travel, the ISB completed the weekend by participating in Sunday worship at Clowne.
On 24 September 2005, the Canoldir Male Choir and the Birmingham Citadel Band joined for a concert in support of Macmillan Cancer Support. The concert was held at Birmingham Cathedral.