Tag Archives: Michael Baker

NYSB Conductor and Personnel Changes

Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris (New York Staff Band) at an event marking his retirement after 24 years with the baton.

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 season, the New York Staff Band welcomes a new Bandmaster for the first time in nearly a quarter-century as Ronald Waiksnoris retires and Derek Lance takes up the baton. A number of player changes have also occurred as the season begins.  Read more

Christmas in Toronto

December 2010 was again a busy month for the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam), with two annual Christmas events on back-to-back Saturdays.  Read more

Bowen Featured in Profile Night XXVII

The long-running Profile Night series of concerts in New York had its latest installment on 14 October 2005, when composer and conductor Brian Bowen was featured at Profile Night XXVII.  Read more

Brass in the Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Incarnation, in Garden City, Long Island, New York, was the venue for the 23rd Annual Children’s Summer Camp Benefit Concert, featuring the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris).  Read more