The weekend of 18 – 19 February 2017 saw the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) join with the Nationale Jeugd Brassband (National Youth Band of the Salvation Army in the Netherlands, Bandmaster Daniel Rosenquist) in Rotterdam for teaching and ministry.
On the weekend of 29 – 30 October 2016, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf J. Ritman) visited the Den Helder Corps for the corps’ 125th anniversary celebrations. This weekend had been planned for some time. Every possible effort was used to make it a success, and this resulted in a fantastic weekend with many highlights, not only for the corps, but for the Staff Band as well.
The 2014 Fall Festival of the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) included performances by the special guest soloist, Canadian trumpet and cornet virtuoso Robert Venables.
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.
The annual National Music Festival in the Netherlands featured outdoor performances, a concert and the inauguration of the new National Youth Band.
On the weekend of 23 – 24 June 2012, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) held a ministry weekend at Treebeek Corps in the Limburg region of the Netherlands.