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A showcase of music for brass featuring the best brass bands from Australia and overseas.

Ian Lingard


15th January

Show Playlist
  • Rimmer, William: Commonwealth. Black Dyke Mills Band/Michael Antrobus.
  • Bernstein, Leonard: West Side Story - Suite, Redbridge Brass Band
  • Satie, Erik: arr Renton Gymnopedie No.1, Desford Colliery Band
  • Rodgers, Richard: arr Frank Renton My Funny Valentine, Kirkintilloch , soloist John Leadale
  • R Martyn, Napoleon Galop. Gus Footwear Band .
  • Josef Locke, The Bold Gendarmes. Scottish C.W.S. Band .
  • Debussy, Claude: Prelude, from Suite Bergamasque, La fille aux cheveux de lin, Empire Brass
  • Silfverberg, Erik: Shalom. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Downie, Kenneth: Stars of the Morning. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Ponsford, Steven: Turris Fortissima. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Rimmer, William: Irresistable. Black Dyke Mills Band/Michael Antrobus.

  • 8th January

    Show Playlist
  • Gordon, William: Salvation's Song. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Parry, Sir Charles Hubert: Repton. Box Hill City Band/Matthew van Emmerik.
  • Bacharach, Burt (arr. Farr, Ray): Close to You. Dan McIlvride, tbn. Box Hill City Band/Matthew van Emmerik.
  • Peter Graham, The Essence of Time, Black Dyke Band/ King
  • Lennon/McCartney: Yesterday/ Brittania Building Society Band + NicholasHudson Trom
  • Arban, Jean Baptiste: Carnival of Venice, Euphonium Morgan Griffiths, Black Dyke/King
  • Creamer, Sam: In the Love of Jesus. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Woodland, Craig: Refiner's Fire. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Allan, George: Knight Templar. Box Hill City Band/Matthew van Emmerik.

  • 1st January

    Show Playlist
  • Marshall, George: Spirit of Praise. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Sousa, John Philip: I've Made My Plans for the Summer. Michael J Colburn, euphonium American Serenade Band/Henry Charles Smith.
  • We've Only Just Begun. Rolls Royce Coventry Band .
  • Condon, Leslie: The Present Age. International Staff Band/Bernard Adams.
  • Gershwin, Summertime, Peter Roberts soprano Cornet, Yorkshire Building Society Band/King
  • Hamlisch, Marvin (arr. Snell, Howard): The Way We Were. Foden's Band/Howard Snell.
  • Bach, Johann Sebastian (arr. Snell, Howard):Sonata in A minor, BWV1003: Andante. Foden's Band/Howard Snell.
  • Rose, David: Holiday for Strings. Hawthorn Band/Ken MacDonald.
  • Anderson, Leroy: Bugler's Holiday. Alan Morrison, cornet, Richard Marshall, cornet, Roger Webster, cornet Grimethorpe Reunion Band/Frank Renton.
  • Traditional (arr. Downie, Kenneth): Lord of All Hopefulness. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Phillip McCann.
  • Soderstrom, Emil: March of the Hours. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Rutter, John: A Benediction, Foden's Band/Fowles, tenor horn Steve Ridler

  • 25th December

    Show Playlist
  • Steve Kellner Fanfare O come, all ye faithful, U.S. Capital Band.
  • Peter Graham, The Shining Star, Yorkshire Building Society/King
  • Prokofiev arr Andrew Blyth, Troika, New York Staff Band/Waiksnoris
  • Webb, Joy: arr Dorothy Gates, Come Into Our World, Brett Baker trombone, New York Staff Band /Ron Waiksnoris.
  • Handel, George Frederic: Messiah: For Unto us a Child is Born, Black Dyke Milla Band + Huddersfield Choral Society
  • arr Sandy Smith, Caribbean Christmas, Yorkshire Building society/King
  • Himes, William: Three Kings Swing, Preston Citadel Band/ Merv Collins
  • Darke, Harold:arr Ballantine, In the bleak mid-winter, Chicago Staff Band/Himes
  • James Curnow, An Australian Christmas, Camberwell Citadel Band /Davies
  • Canteloube, Joseph: The Shepherd's Song, Cornet Soloist Stuart Lingard, Yorkshire Building Society Band /King
  • Norbury, Kevin: Gaudete! International Staff Band /Stephen Cobb
  • Martin, Hugh: Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Traditional :We wish you a merry Christmas, Travellin' Light (tuba Sam Pilafian

  • 18th December

    Show Playlist
  • Downie, Christmas Angels, New York Staff Band /Waiksnoris
  • Phillip Harper, Yule Dance, Coryv Band/Harper
  • Gott, Barrie: Swingtime Religion. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • Hogg, Brian: A Celebration of Faithfulness. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • arr Andrew Baker, A box of delights, Ukranian Bell Carol, arr Philip Sparke, Cory Band
  • Strauss Jnr (arr. Kerwin, Simon):Casanova: Nuns' Chorus. Kevin Crockford, cornet Fairey Band .
  • Adam, Adolphe (arr. Bulla, Stephen): O Holy Night. Kevin Crockford, cornet Black Dyke Band .
  • Hairston, Jester arr Philip Sparke, Mary's boy child, Cory Band/Sparke
  • Phillips, Richard: Yuletide Rag. Life Guards Band, Welsh Guards Band/Lt.Col. Stephen Barnwell.
  • Martin, Hugh: Have yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Chris Thomas trombone, traditional arr Alan ernie Away in a manger, Cory Band/Harper
  • Leidzen, Erik: Christmas Joy. Life Guards Band, Welsh Guards Band/Lt.Col. Stephen Barnwell.

  • 11th December

    Show Playlist
  • Myerbeer arr G.Langford, Coronation march (the prophet) Black Dyke Mills Band /Roy Newsome.
  • Mozart arr Renton, Overture The Magic Flute, Kirkintilloch Band/Frank Renton
  • Webb arr Bosanko, Share my yoke, YBS/ kING flugelhorn soloist Iwan Williams
  • Darrol Barry, Tuesday Blues, Williams-Fairey Band/ Peter Parkes Flugel soloist for whom it was composed, Simon Stonehouse.
  • Berlioz, The Roman Carnival, Brighouse & Rastrick Band
  • Sedaka arr Corbett, Solitaire,Leyland DAF Band, Maurice Murphy -trumpet
  • Martin Cordner, The Adventurers, ISB/Cobb
  • Brubeck arr Edwards, Blue rondo a la Turk, The Kirkintilloch Band/Frank Renton.
  • Bernstein arr Drover, Tonight, Kirkintilloch
  • Herman Blankenburg, The Gladiators Farewell, Williams-Fairey Engineering Band

  • 4th December

    Show Playlist
  • Stephen Sondheim arr Smith, Comedy Tonight, Grimethorpe Colliery Band
  • Von Suppe, Overture The Poet & Peasant, Williams Fairey Band/Bryan Handley
  • Harper Philip, Song for Rhiannon, Flugel Soloist Helen Williams, CoryBand
  • Mick Jagger & Keith Richards arr Catherall, Ruby Tuesday, Grimethorpe Colliery Band
  • Holst, Gustav (arr. Roberts, Stephen):The Planets, Op.32: Jupiter. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Sondheim, Stephen (arr. Snell, Howard): Anyone Can Whistle. Foden's Band/Howard Snell.
  • Sondheim, Stephen: Send in the Clowns, Sellers Engineering Band
  • Pryor, Arthur: (arr. Wilkinson):Fantastic Polka. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Condon, Leslie: The Call of the Righteous, Yorkshire Building Society Band/ King
  • Bearcroft, Norman: To Regions Fair. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 27th November

    Show Playlist
  • Leslie Condon, March Universal message, Black dyke Band/Childs
  • Lovatt-Cooper, Paul: Home of Legends. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Rossini, Gioachino: (arr. Wright):Barber of Seville: Una voce poco fa. Richard Marshall, cornet Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Smetana, Bedrich (arr. Broadbent, Alan): Overture - Bartered Bride. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Condon, Leslie: Radiant Pathway. Steve Sykes, tuba Brass Band De Bazuin/Klaas van der Woude.
  • Mantia, Simone: All Those Endearing Young Charms. David Childs, euphonium Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Condon, Leslie: In Wonder Beholding. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Pinkard, Maceo (arr. Sykes, Steven): Sweet Georgia Brown. Steve Sykes, tuba Brass Band De Bazuin/Klaas van der Woude.
  • Rive, Thomas: Redeeming Love. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Scotney, Harold: The Wellingtonian. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.


  • Since its formation in 1890, The Salvation Army MSB has been at the forefront of Salvation Army music making in Australia and beyond distinguishing itself in performances across Australia and overseas, including London's Royal Albert Hall, the forecourt of Buckingham Palace and Disneyland’s Main St.