Tag Archives: Ben van Dijk

Premier Brass Tenth Edition

The weekend of 18 – 29 March 2015 saw the tenth edition of the Premier Brass concert series held by the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman). The guest band this year was Spijkerpakkenband and the guest soloist was bass trombonist Brandt Attema.  Read more

World Concerto

This recording features bass trombonist Ben van Dijk of the Rotterdam Symphony Orchestra, playing solos composed and arranged by Steven Verhelst and accompanied by the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman).  Read more

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.  Read more

"Working Together with the ASB Is Awesome"

An interview with bass trombone soloist Ben van Dijk about his forthcoming solo recording, accompanied by the Amsterdam Staff Band, as published in the Dutch Salvation Army magazine InterCom.  Read more