Tag Archives: Aaron VanderWeele

NYSB Massachusetts Ministry Weekend

The New York Staff Band at historic Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, November 2018

On the weekend of 16 – 18 November 2018, the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) traveled to the Massachusetts Division for a ministry weekend that included stops in Worcester, Canton, Boston, and Brockton. Massachusetts Divisional Music Director (DMD) Matthew Luhn and his team organized the events of the weekend.  Read more

NYSB Launches New Signature and Heritage Series

The New York Staff Band and the USA Eastern Territory Music Department have launched two new music series, the Signature Series and the Heritage Series. The Signature Series replaces the Music Department’s current Triumphonic Collection. It will feature three new pieces each year. The Heritage Series will consist of reprints of popular pieces from the American Band Journal that are out of print. It will feature one piece per year.   Read more

Staff Band Weekend in San Juan

NYSB workshop at Guayama Kroc Centter, Puerto Rico

The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) arrived in Puerto Rico in the early hours of Friday, 17 February 2017, for a weekend of ministry. The weekend included an outdoor concert in Old San Juan shared with the Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Youth Band, working with young musicians at the Guayama Kroc Center, and Sunday morning worship at San Juan Central Corps.  Read more

NYSB Weekend in Pennsylvania

New York Staff Band, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, November 2016

On the weekend of 18 – 20 November 2016, the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) found itself on the road once again, this time traveling to various parts of Pennsylvania. The weekend comprised a Friday evening concert in Wellsboro and Saturday and Sunday events in Williamsport, including a joint concert with Billtown Brass Band (Director Richard Coulter).  Read more

Staff Band Begins Season in Ohio

New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance), NEOSA Ministry Weekend, October 2016

The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) visited the NEOSA (North East Ohio Salvation Army) Division on the weekend of 14 – 16 October 2016, their first ministry weekend of the season and also the first under their new bandmaster, Derek Lance. Engagements were held in Akron, Mansfield, and the Cleveland area.  Read more

VanderWeele Featured on New Disc

The fifth disc in the Soloist Series from the USA Eastern Territory is the first to feature a brass instrumentalist, Aaron VanderWeele, principal euphonium of the New York Staff Band.  Read more

Montclair Citadel Hosts Band Councils

The Montclair Citadel Corps, Montclair, New Jersey, was the venue for a Band Councils held on 9 October 2004. The councils were the centerpiece of a weekend featuring the Norridge Citadel Band, under the direction of Bandmaster Peggy Thomas.  Read more

Brass in the Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Incarnation, in Garden City, Long Island, New York, was the venue for the 23rd Annual Children’s Summer Camp Benefit Concert, featuring the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris).  Read more