On Saturday, 14 April 2012, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) presented a concert at the St. Lawrence Center of the Arts, Toronto. This concert was a part of the annual Festival of Brass sponsored by the Hannaford Street Silver Band. An appreciative audience enjoyed the Staff Band’s presentation.
The Staff Band’s program included the following items:
- Servants of God (Steven Ponsford)
- The Firing Line (Bruce Broughton)
- Harlequin (Philip Sparke) – Cameron Rawlins, euphonium
- The Procession of the Nobles (Rimsky-Korsakov, arr. James Curnow
- They Shall Come from the East (John Larsson, arr. Kevin Larsson)
- The Lord’s Prayer (Alfred Hay Malotte, arr. Ian Jones) – Steve Brown, cornet
- Daystar (Ray Steadman-Allen)
- Light-Walk (Barrie Gott) – featuring the CSB Timbrels
- Lux Aurumque (Eric Whitacre, arr. Andrew Poirier)
- Seize the Day (Peter Graham)
It was a wonderful night and many commented afterward on the high musical standard and overall excellence of the Staff Band’s performance.
Canadian Staff Band web site