Tag Archives: National Capital Band

Thanks for Giving Concert 2018

The Salvation Army’s National Capital Area Command held its second annual “Thanks for Giving” concert on Sunday, 11 November 2018, at the Rachel Schlesinger Hall on the campus of Northern Virginia Community College in Alexandria, Virginia. This seasonal concert has three themes: honoring military service and sacrifice (Veterans Day), giving thanks (Thanksgiving), and the kickoff of the Christmas season. The concert featured the National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) and noted gospel singer Anthony Brown and his ensemble, group therAPy.  Read more

National Capital Band Supports Soldiers Rally

Bean and Bailey

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) was privileged to support a Soldiers Rally sponsored by the National Capital Area Command. The rally was held at the Montgomery County (Maryland) Corps on Sunday, 30 September 2018. Special guests for the evening were the comedy duo Bean and Bailey.  Read more

National Capital Band Retreat and Personnel Changes

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) began its 2018–2019 season in traditional fashion with a retreat held at Camp Happyland in central Virginia. As usual, the retreat served as both a musical and spiritual foundation for the season.  Read more

Dave Downing 1945 - 2017

Dave Downing

A personal message from the webmaster – I am sad to mark the passing of an outstanding person and musician, Dave Downing.  Read more

National Capital Band in Northern Virginia

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) has a long-standing relationship with the Northern Virginia Adult Rehabilitation Center (NOVARC), beginning with the dedication of the facility over twenty years ago. In lieu of their regular rehearsal on Monday, 7 November 2016, the band gave a concert at the center.  Read more

Steadily Forward March! in Alexandria

National Capital Band Logo (large)

On Sunday afternoon, 2 October 2016, the National Capital Area Command (NCAC) held a Soldier’s Rally at the Alexandria Citadel Corps. A wide variety of music and creative arts groups from around the area were featured, anchored by the National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner). The theme of the rally was “Steadily Forward March!”, with the program being divided into sections focusing on the past, present, and future of the Salvation Army.  Read more

Parade and Concert in Richmond

The National Capital Band (Bandmaster Dr. Steve Kellner) traveled to Richmond, Virginia on 7 December 2013, participating in the Richmond Christmas Parade and playing a carol concert at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in the afternoon.   Read more