Tag Archives: Leonard Ballantine

Expressions 2014

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.  Read more

Christmas in Toronto

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.   Read more

New York Staff Band 125th Anniversary Festival

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).  Read more

General Arnold Brown Remembered in Toronto

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.  Read more