Future Brass 2013, sponsored by the Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth), was held at Phillip Island Adventure Resort on 16 – 18 August 2013, with more than 40 young musicians from many parts of Australia in attendance.
Following a successful transition to euphonium, David Daws has stepped down as conductor of the London Central Fellowship Band to concentrate on playing rather than conducting.
After nineteen years of service, Major George Whittingham has relinquished his position as conductor of the South London Fellowship Band.
The Sheffield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Keith Wileman) announced the passing of Band Reservist Harold Fisher on 26 July 2013.
Bandmaster Ken Waterworth of the Melbourne Staff Band was the guest conductor at a rehearsal of Birmingham Citadel Band on 25 July 2013.
Sunday, 21 July 2013, saw the Norwich Citadel Band (Bandmaster Richard Woodrow) travel to the north Norfolk coast to spend an evening with old friends at Sheringham Corps.
On 20 July 2013, the Enfield Citadel Band (Bandmaster Jonathan Corry) gave its fifth annual sumer concert at Broxbourne Civic Hall, with the theme “Music from the Movies”. Special guests for this year’s concert were the acclaimed vocal quartet ffourtissimo.
On Sunday, 14 July 2013, the Melbourne Staff Band (Bandmaster Ken Waterworth) visited the Carrum Downs Corps for a day of worship and service.
St. Francis School, Fareham, was the site for a special event with special needs children and the Solent Fellowship Band on 5 July 2013.
In June 2013, at the end of their season, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) said farewell to its longest-serving member, Jan Nieuwland.