The Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) was pleased to visit Oshawa Temple Corps on the weekend of 7 – 8 March 2015. Although, at that time, there were no members of the Staff Band from that corps, it has historically been a solid supporter of the Staff Band’s ministry, with numerous Oshawa Temple musicians having done double duty in this capacity.
The 25th anniversary concert for Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Geoff Norton) was held on 26 October 2013 at Oshawa Temple Corps. Local guests for the concert were the O’Neill Collegiate Chamber Choir and Nuance Vocal Ensemble, both directed by Erin Collins.
On the weekend of 31 March – 1 April 2012, the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster John Lam) visited Oshawa Temple for the corps’ annual band weekend.
The Annual Festival of Heritage Brass (Bandmaster Ian Watkinson) was held at Oshawa Temple Corps on Saturday, 29 October 2011. Special guests were Nicholas Giles, the youthful wunderkind of the euphonium formerly of Norwich Citadel in England, and the Korean Corps Songster Brigade under the leadership of the charismatic Helen Song.
The Salvation Army’s Whitby Community Church, Whitby, Ontario, hosted a major musical weekend in early November. The featured artist was gospel singer Lynda Randle of the Gaither Homecoming Tour, with support by the Canadian Staff Band (Bandmaster Kevin Hayward).