On Thursday, 23 March 2017, the Metropolitan Division Music and Arts Department, in conjunction with the USA Central Territorial Music and Gospel Arts Department hosted an open rehearsal with the Chicago Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Harold Burgmayer) led by Grammy Award-winning conductor Bramwell Tovey.
Teens and young adults gathered over ten days in August 2016 at Camp Wonderland (Wisconsin) for Central Music Institute 2016 (CMI). Under the new leadership of Dr. Harold Burgmayer, the camp saw new and exciting changes that proved that CMI is still “the place to be”.
The Music and Gospel Arts Department of the USA Central Territory has announced that Dr. Harold Burgmayer has been named as the next Territorial Music and Gospel Arts Secretary. Dr. Burgmayer will join the department effective 3 August 2015.
“Celebrating new beginnings to faithful service” could have been the theme as the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) traveled to Pennsylvania on the weekend of 17 – 19 April 2015. The weekend began with a concert in State College, followed by centenary celebrations in Carlisle.
The Spring 2014 edition of the American Band Journal features four Easter items. Arrangements by Kenneth Downie, Harold Burgmayer, Dorothy Gates and Glenn Welch.
The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) journeyed to Philadelphia on 15 February 2003, just in time for the largest snow storm of the year. The weather caused the cancellation of the scheduled events on Sunday afternoon, but the band persevered through the Saturday night and Sunday morning performances.
On Saturday, 23 February 2002, three Salvation Army musical groups, from three divisions in two territories, united in a great festival of music and praise.