Tag Archives: bandmaster

NYSB Conductor and Personnel Changes

Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris (New York Staff Band) at an event marking his retirement after 24 years with the baton.

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 season, the New York Staff Band welcomes a new Bandmaster for the first time in nearly a quarter-century as Ronald Waiksnoris retires and Derek Lance takes up the baton. A number of player changes have also occurred as the season begins.  Read more

Corry to Chicago

Bandmaster Dr. Jonathan Corry

The Enfield Citadel Band announced on 6 September 2016 that its Bandmaster, Dr. Jonathan Corry, has relinquished his leadership of the band and will be taking up an appointment as Director of Music and Gospel Arts for the Chicago Metropolitan Division in the USA Central Territory. No successor was immediately named for the conductor’s post at Enfield.  Read more

Staff Band at Haaglanden Annual Music Festival

The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) was in The Hague, the residence of the King and Queen of the Netherlands, on the weekend of 23 – 24 November 2013 as part of the Haaglanden Annual Music Festival.  Read more

Todd Takes the Baton in Anglia

The Anglia Golden Oldies Band has announced the appointment of Ray Todd as Bandmaster, following the retirement, because of ill health, of Bandmaster Bram Scott.   Read more

Successor to a Legend

The Enfield Citadel Band of the Salvation Army has announced that Andrew Blyth will succeed James Williams MBE as Bandmaster.  Read more

Buchan Takes the Baton in Leeds

Bandmaster Jack Flounders of the Leeds Central Corps Band of the Salvation Army has retired after fourteen successful years. He has been succeeded by Bandmaster Craig Buchan.  Read more