Held this year on 9 October, the annual Expressions concert at Regent Hall is the brainchild of Bandmaster Steve Hanover. It heralds the start of the Brass Arts Festival, which complements the National Brass Band Championships. This year, guests for the evening were Majors Leonard and Heather Ballantine, and Charlie Green, vocal soloist.
As usual, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) had a busy month leading up to Christmas, with a parade and three major Christmas concerts in and around Toronto.
Thursday, 22 March 2012 was a sunny, warm day in New York City. As the beautiful day turned into a pleasant evening, a large crowd gathered outside world-renowned Carnegie Hall in eager anticipation of the 125th Anniversary Festival of the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris).
The Salvation Army in Toronto held its second annual ‘Christmas with the Salvation Army’ music and gospel arts celebration at Massey Hall on 4 December 2004.
The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward) visited the Salvation Army corps at Richmond Hill on the weekend of 3 – 4 April 2004.
General Arnold Brown, international leader of The Salvation Army from 1977 – 1981, was remembered in a Service of Thanksgiving at the Yorkminster Park Baptist Church in Toronto, Ontario, on 3 July 2002.