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Heritage Brass Anniversary Concert

Bobby Irvine, Heritage Brass Anniversary Concert, October 2016

A packed house attended the annual Anniversary Concert of Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray), on 30 October 2016 at Oshawa Temple. The special guest for the evening was vocalist Bobby Irvine, a Salvationist from Ayr, Scotland.  Read more

Heritage Brass at Calvary Baptist Church

Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray) at Calvary Baptist Church, Oshawa, October 2016.

During the first week of October, Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray) provided a light program of music for a seniors program at Calvary Baptist Church, Ottawa. The concert featured melodies and marches, along with several solo items.  Read more

Heritage Brass Annual Dinner and Concert 2016

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Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray) held their annual end of season dinner and program at the Jackson’s Point/Georgina complex. The dinner was held at the Conference Centre and the evening concert in the Georgina Corps hall.  Read more

Heritage Brass Annual Concert 2015

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On Saturday, 24 October 2015, Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Bob Gray) gave its annual concert. An excellent program of music was enjoyed by the people gathered at Etobicoke Temple. Guest soloists for the evening were Lynn Janes (vocal) and Bill Way (piano).  Read more

Canadian Staff Band 45th Anniversary Festival

An air of excitement and anticipation swelled through the capacity audience at Scarborough Citadel, Toronto, on Saturday, 24 May 2014 as they awaited the entry of the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) for its 45th Anniversary Festival. This year’s focus was on honoring Staff Band alumni – 147 in all, including 28 deceased members.  Read more

Heritage Brass at Jacksons Point

Wednesday evening,4 July 2012, was the commencement of the annual Jacksons Point Camp summer series of public concerts. As has been the custom for the last several years, Heritage Brass opened the series.   Read more

Heritage Brass Concert in Peterborough

Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Ian Watkinson) played to a full house at Peterborough Temple on 5 May 2012. In the absence of Bandmaster Watkinson, who was incapacitated by ill health, interim Bandmaster Brian Burditt willingly and competently led the band in a scintillating program.   Read more

Heritage Brass Sessions

Two day-long (at least five hours each day) recording sessions took place on 18 – 19 November 2011 at Etobicoke Temple. The production of Good Old Army #4 was a marathon endurance test on the part of Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Ian Watkinson).  Read more

Garden Party and Camp Concert

Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Ian Watkinson) had a busy weekend, 10 - 11 September 2011, with the annual garden party at Meighen Lodge on Saturday and a Sunday evening concert at Fairhaven's Camp.  Read more

Canadian Staff Band 35th Anniversary Festival

The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward) gathered on 1 May 2004 with guest soloists Curtis Metcalf (euphonium) and Jens Lindemann (trumpet), for a concert celebrating the band’s 35th anniversary.  Read more