The Red Shield Brass Band (Conductor Dr. Jonathan Corry) has made its first recording, due for release soon. Entitled Spero per Musica (Hope through Music), the recording programmatically mirrors the essence of the Band – bringing hope to those less fortunate within Chicago through music.
The Dearborn Heights Citadel Band (Bandmaster Tom Hanton) welcomed Brett Tolcher, principal trombone of the Chicago Staff Band, as its guest soloist for its Thanksgiving Concert.
On the weekend of 10 – 11 November 2012, the Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) visited Jackson, Michigan.
The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) traveled to Indianapolis, Indiana on Saturday, 20 October 2012 for their first away weekend of the 2012-2013 season. The Staff Band took part in a divisional music day, played a concert on Saturday evening and participated in two worship services on Sunday.
The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) traveled to South Bend, Indiana, on the weekend of 28 – 29 January 2012 to participate in the grand opening of the Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center.
The Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster William Himes) made a short trip of just 85 miles to Ottawa, Illinois on Saturday, 19 February 2011, for a weekend consisting of a Saturday evening concert and Sunday worship service.