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


16th November

Show Playlist
  • Himes, William: Milestone. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Tchaikovsky, Peter Ilich (arr. Gordon, William):Symphony No.2 in C Minor, Op.17, 'Little Russian' : excerpts. Fountain City Brass Band/Joseph Parisi.
  • Schumann, Robert (arr. Snell, Howard): Traumerei, Op.15/7. Mark Wilkinson, cornet Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Mackereth, Andrew: Dance like David. Life Guards Band, Welsh Guards Band/Lt.Col. Stephen Barnwell.
  • Downie, Kenneth: Stars of the Morning. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Bizet, Georges (arr. Langford, Gordon): Carmen Fantasy. John Foster Black Dyke Mills Band/Major Peter Parkes.
  • McCartney, Paul (arr. Kraeydonck, Jan van): Ob-la-di, Ob-la-da. Brass Band Willebroek/Frans Violet.
  • Grieg, Edvard (arr. Cortland, Steve): Grieg's Morning Mood. Brass Band Willebroek/Frans Violet.
  • Broughton, Bruce: The Good Old Way. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Alfven, Hugo (arr. Hanson, Torgny):The Mountain King (Bergakungen): Vallflickans Dans. Salvation Army Household Troops Band/Torgny Hanson.
  • Schonberg, Claude-Michel (arr. Cook, Andrew):Les Miserables: Bring him Home. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Soderstrom, Emil: March of the Hours. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 9th November

    Show Playlist
  • Coles, Bramwell: In the Firing Line. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • von Suppe, Light Cavalry Overture. Black Dyke Mills Band/ Major Peter Parkes
  • Mendelssohn, Felix (arr. Hawkes, Frederick):Athalie: War March of the Priests. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Graham, A Time for Peace. Yorkshire Building Society /King, Sheona White (horn)
  • Curnow, James: The Great Salvation War. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Downie, Kenneth: In Perfect Peace. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • John Williams, Hymn to the Fallen Saving Private Ryan, Household Troops Band.
  • Ball, Eric: The Triumph of Peace. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Coles, Bramwell: The Flag of Freedom. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Himes, Make me a channel of Your Peace, ISB/Cobb

  • 2nd November

    Show Playlist
  • Bowen, Brian: The Southern Cross. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe (arr. D'Artney, George):Nabucco: Sinfonia (Overture). Wallace Collection/Simon Wright.
  • Bulla, Stephen: His eye is on the sparrow. Garry Todd, flugelhorn Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Danny Elfinham arr Catherall, Batman, Grimrthorpe Colliery Band.
  • Ball, Eric: Songs of the Valiant. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Gershwin, Our Love is here to stay, Brett Baker & Reg Vardy Band.
  • Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus (arr. Rimmer, Drake): Overture - Magic Flute, K620. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Arlen, Harold (arr. Morrison, Allan):The Wizard of Oz: Somewhere Over the Rainbow. Alan Morrison, cornet Brighouse and Rastrick Band/David Hirst.
  • Rossini, Gioachino (arr. Roberts, Stephen): William Tell, Overture. Fine Arts Brass Ensemble .

  • 26th October

    Show Playlist
  • Gullidge, Arthur: Emblem of the Army. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • Redhead, Robert: A Fanfare of Praise. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe (arr. Graham, Peter): Fantasy on 'Sempre libera' from La Traviata.. David Thornton, euphonium Brighouse and Rastrick Band/David King.
  • Bulla, Stephen: Tunesmith Overture. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Lovatt-Cooper, Paul: Vitae Aeternum. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay (arr. Wilkinson, Keith): Capriccio Espagnol, Op.34. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • bill Conti arr Lucy Pankhurst, For Your eyes only Leyland Band tenor horn soloist Lucy Pankhurst.
  • John Barry, You only Live Twice, Brett Baker Trombone Reg Vardy Band.
  • Lovatt-Cooper, Paul: Walking With Heroes. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Lloyd Webber, Andrew: Pie Jesu. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Rimmer, William (arr. Sleith, Jeremy): The Australasian. Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.

  • 19th October

    Show Playlist
  • Gullidge, Arthur: Unconquered. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Verdi, Giuseppe (arr. Wright, Frank):La forza del destino: Overture. CWS (Manchester) Band/Alex Mortimer.
  • Massenet, Jules (arr. Hayes, Judith): Thais - Meditation. Owen Farr, horn Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Gershwin, Our love is here to stay, Reg Vardy Band/ Ray Farr trombone soloist Brett Baker.
  • Bill Conti arr Fernie, Rocky, Kirkintilloch Band/
  • Gott, Barrie: Swingtime Religion. The Household Troops Band/Major John Mott.
  • Vaughan Williams, Ralph: Prelude on Three Welsh Hymn Tunes. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Morricone, Ennio (arr. Dewhurst, Robin): A Fistful of Dollars. Foden's Band/Allan Withington.

  • 12th October

    Show Playlist
  • Condon, Leslie: Exeter Temple. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Tom Davoren, Proclamation, New York Staff Band /
  • Eric Ball, Glory to His Name,New York Staff Band/Waiksnoris, Philip Cobb soloist.
  • Handel, George Frederic: (arr. Harty/Holt):Water Music: Finale. The Fairey Band/Kenneth Dennison.
  • Grainger, Percy (arr. Snell, Howard): Molly on the Shore. Yorkshire Building Society Band/David King.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov, Nikolay (arr. Bowen, Brian): Kaleidoscope. The Household Troops Band/Carl Saunders.
  • Heaton, Wilfred: Martyn. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Broughton, William: Everlasting Swingin' Arms. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Mozart arr Henstridge, Allegro from Bassoon Concerto, Yorkshire Building Society /King, Soloist Morgan Griffiths.
  • Sousa, John Philip: Liberty Bell. Royal Australian Navy Band/Comm. W. W. Farrell.

  • 5th October

    Show Playlist
  • Himes, William: Motivation. Salvation Army International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Bernstein, Leonard (arr. Crees, Eric):West Side Story: America/Somewhere. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Shostakovich, Dmitri (arr. Hanson, Torgny): Folk Dances. Salvation Army Household Troops Band/Torgny Hanson.
  • Lovatt-Cooper, Paul: Emerald Skies. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Himes, William: Celebration of Contemporary Gospel Song. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band .
  • Pourcel, Franck (arr. Richards, Goff): I Will Follow Him. Amsterdam Staff Band/Howard J. Evans.
  • Dvorak, Antonin (arr. Steadman-Allen, Ray):Symphony No.9 in E minor, Op.95, B178 - From the New World: Finale. Amsterdam Staff Band/Howard J. Evans.
  • Gershwin, Walking the Dog, Reg Vardy Band/ Ray Farr, Brett Baker (trombone)
  • Paul McCartney, Live & Let Die, Fountain City Brass Band Steve Molloy (soprano cornet)
  • Rutter, John (arr. Steadman-Allen, Ray): A Gaelic Blessing. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.

  • 28th September

    Show Playlist
  • Jakeway, Albert: Rosehill. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Roberts, Stephen: Meditation on 'Be Thou my Vision'. Richard Woodrow, flugel horn International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.
  • Mahler, Gustav (arr. Harper, Philip):Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection': Finale. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Various (arr. Harper, Philip): Salute to Sinatra. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Lovatt-Cooper, Paul: Childs Lullaby. Joanne Childs, flugelhorn Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Creamer, Sam: For the World. John Collinson, cornet Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Creamer, Sam: In the Love of Jesus. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band/Ken Waterworth.
  • Freddie Mercury, Bohemian Rhapsody, Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
  • Coles, Bramwell: Bravest of the Brave. International Staff Band/Stephen Cobb.

  • 21st September

    Show Playlist
  • Norman Audoire, March Montreal Citadel, EGON Virtuosi Brass /James Williams.
  • Aaron Copland, Fanfare for the common Man, Philip Jones Brass Ensemble..
  • George Gershwin arr Mark Freeh, Someone to watch over me, Reg Vardy Band /Ray Farr, Brett Baker trombone.
  • Camille Saint Saens arr Kevin Norbury, Finale from Symphony No 3 (Organ Symphony), International Staff Band /Stephen Cobb.
  • Morricone arr Pullin, La Califfe. Brodsky arr Farr, Be My love, Yorkshire Building Society Band /King
  • Mozart arr Kenyon, Overture The Magic Flute, Enfield Citadel Band / Jonathan Corry.
  • John Williams, Indiana Jones & the Temple of Doom, Grimethorpe Colliery Band,
  • Traditional Scarborough Fair, Cory Band/
  • Martin Cordner, Let everything Praise, Melbourne Staff Band/ Ken Waterworth.
  • Stephen Bulla, March Star Lake 70, New York Staff Band / Ronald Waiksnoris


  • 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.