Christmas 2015 edition of the American Band Journal, featuring arrangements by Holz, Gates, Bowen, Schmidt and Simmons-Smith.
For the sixtieth year, the Cornwall Youth Brass Band will hold its annual Christmas Course 27 – 30 December 2015. The event features an Open Rehearsal and Audition afternoon on 28 December and concludes with a Gala Concert, 7:00 PM on 30 December 2015 at St. Michael’s Church, Newquay.
The Music and Gospel Arts Department of the USA Central Territory has announced that Dr. Harold Burgmayer has been named as the next Territorial Music and Gospel Arts Secretary. Dr. Burgmayer will join the department effective 3 August 2015.
The Birmingham Citadel Band (Bandmaster Gavin Lamplough) visited Scotland for a ministry weekend in Bellshill, 18 – 19 April 2015. The weekend consisted of a festival concert on Saturday evening and a worship service and afternoon concert on Sunday.
“Celebrating new beginnings to faithful service” could have been the theme as the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) traveled to Pennsylvania on the weekend of 17 – 19 April 2015. The weekend began with a concert in State College, followed by centenary celebrations in Carlisle.
The band of the Salvation Army West End Community Church in Bermuda, under the direction of Bandmaster Jerome Astwood, had a busy 2014 – 2015 season, including new instruments, Christmas engagements, Holy Week services and their annual Gospel Arts Weekend.