On Friday, 31 March 2017, the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) headed to Columbus, Ohio, to take part in this year’s God and Country Concert held at the Church at Mill Run, in conjunction with the Brass Band of Columbus (Musical Director Brian Stevens).
The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) arrived in Puerto Rico in the early hours of Friday, 17 February 2017, for a weekend of ministry. The weekend included an outdoor concert in Old San Juan shared with the Puerto Rico and Virgin Islands Youth Band, working with young musicians at the Guayama Kroc Center, and Sunday morning worship at San Juan Central Corps.
On the weekend of 18 – 20 November 2016, the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) found itself on the road once again, this time traveling to various parts of Pennsylvania. The weekend comprised a Friday evening concert in Wellsboro and Saturday and Sunday events in Williamsport, including a joint concert with Billtown Brass Band (Director Richard Coulter).
The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Derek Lance) visited the NEOSA (North East Ohio Salvation Army) Division on the weekend of 14 – 16 October 2016, their first ministry weekend of the season and also the first under their new bandmaster, Derek Lance. Engagements were held in Akron, Mansfield, and the Cleveland area.
On the weekend of 17 – 19 February 2012, the New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ron Waiksnoris) completed its latest recording, Pressing Onward, featuring a number of original and world premier pieces.
The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) spent a busy weekend in Florida, 19 –22 November 2010, with a Friday evening concert at the First Baptist Church in Bradenton and the balance of the weekend at the Community Church of Vero Beach.
The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) commenced a busy season with a visit to Burlington, Vermont, 16 – 17 October 2010.
The New York Staff Band (Bandmaster Ronald Waiksnoris) joined many again this year in the annual pilgrimage to Old Orchard Beach, Maine, for the Camp Meetings. The Staff Band participated with musical support in the meetings for the first weekend, a march of witness and concert at the pier, as well as presenting a festival on Monday night.