Tag Archives: Dorothy Gates

American Band Journal 81

The popular series for smaller bands continues with its 2018 Christmas edition. Items by Himes, Gates, Davis, and Woodland.  Read more

Salmos, Himnos & Canciones Espirituales 10

Evangelio y unísono contemporáneo y arreglos de dos partes para voces de todas las edades. Versión en español descargable en PDF. Gospel and Contemporary unison and two-part arrangements for voices of all ages. Spanish language downloadable PDF version. Also available in English.  Read more

NYSB Launches New Signature and Heritage Series

The New York Staff Band and the USA Eastern Territory Music Department have launched two new music series, the Signature Series and the Heritage Series. The Signature Series replaces the Music Department’s current Triumphonic Collection. It will feature three new pieces each year. The Heritage Series will consist of reprints of popular pieces from the American Band Journal that are out of print. It will feature one piece per year.   Read more

All You Need Is Love

Triumphonic Collection logo box

A brass band arrangement by Dorothy Gates of the Beatles song, originally created for the New York Staff Band in 2007 at the request of Staff Bandmaster Ron Waiksnoris.  Read more

Star Lake Musicamp 2017

Star Lake Musicamp 2017

Star Lake Musicamp 2017, with special guests Majors Martin and Leanne Cordner and Songster Leader Marjory Watson, was held 12 - 20 August 2017. A record enrollment of 200 students, supported by 65 staff, participated in three majors, with five bands, five choruses, and no less than 17 electives, with the theme Wake up the Saint.  Read more

God and Country Weekend 2017

New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) at the God and Country Concert, Columbus, Ohio, 2017

On Friday, 31 March 2017, the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) headed to Columbus, Ohio, to take part in this year’s God and Country Concert held at the Church at Mill Run, in conjunction with the Brass Band of Columbus (Musical Director Brian Stevens).  Read more

Future All-Stars 2017

Friday, 17 March 2017, brought together 66 enthusiastic brass and percussion players, 30 members of the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance), two incredible guests, two support staff, and three pastoral officers gathered at Star Lake Lodge in Bloomingale, New Jersey, for the 2017 Future All-Stars weekend. This year’s special guests were James and Thomas Fountain, two young cornet/trumpet soloists with British brass band and Salvation Army background.  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

Band Reunion at Belfast Temple

Belfast Temple Band Reunion 2016

On 4 June 2016, the Belfast Temple Band (Bandmaster Jack Burch) held a reunion dinner, with just under 80 former and current members and spouses. In addition to the dinner, current and former players joined in a massed band to play several items.  Read more