Amsterdam Staff Bandmaster Olaf Ritman and Staff Band principal cornet Steef Klepke traveled to Germany on the weekend of 2 – 4 November 2018 as guests of the Western Divisional Band (Bandmaster Ruben Schmidt).
The German Staff Band (Bandmaster Heinrich Schmidt) was in Berlin on the weekend of 13 – 14 October 2018. The weekend featured a march and open air, a concert with Chor Zeitzünder, and Sunday morning worship at Berlin Sudwest Corps.
The German Staff Band (Bandmaster Heinrich Schmidt) participated in a charity concert as part of the Salvation Army’s campaign against human trafficking on 3 October 2015, joined by the Zeitzünder Choir.
In October 2014, the German Staff Band (Bandmaster Heinrich Schmidt) continued its celebration of 25 years of service with an anniversary event in Wellingbüttel, a district of Hamburg. The event included rehearsal and fellowship with former members and an anniversary concert.
The German Staff Band (Bandmaster Heinrich Schmidt) was joined by the International Staff Band (Bandmaster Dr. Stephen Cobb) for a gala weekend celebrating the German band’s 25th anniversary, 28 – 30 March 2014.