Monthly Archives: September 2018

ISB Begins Rehearsals for New Season

Major George Whittingham (R) conducts the International Staff Band

The ISB (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) began rehearsals for the new season on 5 September 2018. The band welcomed some new members, acknowledged the service of departing members, and welcomed visitor and former member Major George Whittingham.  Read more

Himes at Flint Rehearsal

William Himes (center) at Flint Citadel Band rehearsal, September 2018

The Flint Citadel Band (Bandmaster Matthew Rowland) was happy to welcome home Bandmaster William Himes for their season-opening rehearsal.  Read more

NYSB Starts Season with Welcome of Cadets

The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) began their 2018-2019 season by supporting the welcome of the cadets of the Messengers of the Kingdom Session at Centennial Memorial Temple on 7 September 2018.  Read more

Christmas Collection

Christmas Collection is a newly revised carol book with original, additional, and rearranged carols from New Christmas Praise as well as ten extended pieces. This recording features some of the available carols, performed by the International Staff Band and Black Dyke Band.  Read more

Bolsover Castle

This work ws commissioned by the Bolsover International Brass Band Summer School (BIBBSS) in memory of David Morris, a valued member of both the Summer School and Festival of Brass team. The light-hearted, traditional-style march is playable by most levels of bands.  Read more

National Capital Band Retreat and Personnel Changes

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) began its 2018–2019 season in traditional fashion with a retreat held at Camp Happyland in central Virginia. As usual, the retreat served as both a musical and spiritual foundation for the season.  Read more

A Shropshire Lad

A major concert work for brass band, this tone poem arranged by Duncan Wilson is based on George Butterworth’s song cycle of the same name  Read more

Sarabande

An arrangement of the familiar theme from the 4th movement of Handel’s Keyboard Suite in D minor.  Read more