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Amsterdam Staff Band September Weekend

Amsterdam Staff Band outdoor concert in Ede, September 2018

The Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) had high expectations for their first ministry weekend after the summer break. In addition to the usual concerts and worship opportunities, the band was privileged to provide music for the wedding of one of its members.  Read more

Ministry Weekend in Beverwijk

On the weekend of 24 – 25 September 2016, the Amsterdam Staff Band (Bandmaster Olaf Ritman) were the guests of the Kennemerland Corps in Beverwijk, not far from Amsterdam. For quite a long time, the corps was looking forward to have the Staff Band as its guest and to attract people to the Army through the sound of the band. The weekend was more or less managed by former Staff Band cornetist Hedzer van der Giezen, an avid Salvationist and keen brass lover.  Read more

Evans and Starkes Featured at Govan Band Weekend

Govan Band Weekend May 2016

The Govan Band (Bandmaster Chic Ramsay) welcomed Bandmaster Dr. Howard J. Evans and euphonium soloist John Starkes, both of Boscombe Band, as special guests for Band Weekend, 27 – 29 May 2016. Dr. Evans is well-known in Salvation Army and wider brass circles as an outstanding conductor, trainer, pianist, and composer. Starkes is familiar with Govan, having attended the corps for several years prior to his relocation to Bournemouth.   Read more