The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) had several personnel changes as they began their 2014–2015 season, including the arrival of a new Executive Officer, Major Germen Stoffers.
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Consett 135 with Amsterdam Staff Band
On the last weekend of May 2014, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) could be found in the United Kingdom! The Staff Band was invited to celebrate the 135th anniversary of the eldest Salvation Army band in the world, the Consett Corps Band. The Staff Band brought with them Ben van Dijk, bass trombonist of the Rotterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, as guest soloist, in conjunction with the release of his new solo recording, World Concerto, which includes the Staff Band as the accompanying group.
Nijverdal 125th Features Amsterdam Staff Band
The Salvation Army in Nijverdal, a small town near Almelo and Enschede in the eastern part of the Netherlands, celebrated its 125th anniversary on 3 May 2014 with a concert featuring the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) and the local gospel choir Shine.
Ministry Weekend in Middelburg and Vlissingen
On the last weekend of March 2014, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) was in the southwest of the Netherlands, in the beautiful seaside cities of Middelburg and Vlissingen.
Norwich Easter with Amsterdam West Band
The Easter 2013 weekend at Norwich Citadel had an international flavor with a much-anticipated visit from the Amsterdam West Band (Bandmaster Henk Dijkstra).
Personnel Changes in Amsterdam
The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf J. Ritman) has had some personnel changes at the start of the 2011 – 2012 season.
Premier Brass 2011
On Saturday, 26 March 2011, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) was in the Brabant town of Terheijden for the annual Premier Brass concert. Each year, the Staff Band invites a non-Salvation Army band for a joint concert. For 2011, the Altena Brass Brabant was invited.