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ASB Weekend in Winschoten

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The weekend of 27 – 28 October 2018 saw the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) travel almost as if they were on tour. The band went to Winschoten, Oude Pekela, and Veendam, in the far northeast of the country, almost in Germany. The Winschoten Corps was celebrating its 130th anniversary and had invited the Staff Band to participate in the festivities.  Read more

Premier Brass Tenth Edition

The weekend of 18 – 29 March 2015 saw the tenth edition of the Premier Brass concert series held by the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman). The guest band this year was Spijkerpakkenband and the guest soloist was bass trombonist Brandt Attema.  Read more

ASB Visit to Rotterdam

On the weekend of 28 - 29 April 2012, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) had a busy ministry weekend in Rotterdam, including open-air events, an evening festival and worship services at Rotterdam South Corps.  Read more

ASB Ministry Weekend

The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) traveled to Emmeloord, Kampen and Urk on the last weekend of March 2012. The Salvation Army has many activities in this area and the presence of the Staff Band gave a big publicity boost.  Read more