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

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.


16th March

Show Playlist
  • Heaton. March Praise International staff Band/ Stephen Cobb
  • Edward Elgar arr. Denis Wright. Nimrod Sellers Internatoinal Band/Phillip McCann
  • Redhead. Quintessence Melbourne Staff Band
  • Peter Graham. Time for Peace. Horn Solo Sheona White Yorkshire Building Society Band/David King
  • Heaton. Victory for me. Black Dyke Band
  • Von Suppe. Overture Poet & Peasant. Brighouse & Rastrick Band /Alan Withington
  • Morris Albert Feelings Grimethorpe Colliery Band/
  • Broadstock. A Pilgrim Song. Melbourne Staff Alumni Band /Colin Woods
  • Johann Strauss. Radetsky March. Brighouse & Rastrick Band/ Withington
  • Billy Joel arr Barry. Just the way you are. Maurice Murphy (trumpet) Hammomd sauce Works Band /Geoffrey Whitham

  • 9th March

    Show Playlist
  • Vivaldi Alegro and Gigue Baroque Brass Festival
  • Bunce (arr. Brodie): Marianne. Helen Williams, flugel horn, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Parry (arr. Graham): Dear Lord and Father of Mankind. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Phillip McCann.
  • Eric Ball Tone Poem: The Eternal Presence Conductor: James Williams
  • Merritt: Dovercourt Citadel. Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.
  • Downie: Visions of Gerontius. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Jenkins (arr. Graham): Aspects of Adiemus. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Rossini (arr. Brennan): Theme and Variations. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Pryor (arr. Wilkinson): Fantastic Polka. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 2nd March

    Show Playlist
  • Trigg: All to Jesus. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Downie: Concertino. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Graham: Cats' Tales. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Verdi (arr. Fernie): Aida: Gloria all'Egitto. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Hubay (arr. Snell): Hejre Kati. Mark Wilkinson, cornet, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Eric Ball Tone Poem - The Eternal Preaence
  • Bizet (arr. Richards): The Pearl Fishers: In the depths of the temple. David Thornton, euphonium, John French, euphonium, Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Shostakovich (arr. Jones): Jazz Suite No.2, finale. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.

  • 23rd February

    Show Playlist
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Peter Graham: Festival March The Ambassadors. Enfied Citadel Band cond.James Williams
  • William Himes: Bolero- I have decided to follow Jesus. Melbourne Staff Band cond. Ken Waterworth
  • Hector Berlioz: The Roman Carnival. Brighouse & Rastrick Band cond. Allan Withington
  • Freddy Mercury (arr Tom Brevik): Bohemian Rhapsody. Grimethorpe Colliery Band cond Sandy Smith
  • Eric Ball: Sound out the proclamation. International Staff Band conductor Stephen Cobb
  • Harold Scotney: Tthe Wellingtonian. Wellington Brass Band musical Dir. David Bremner
  • Neil Sedaka: Solitaire. Leyland daf Band cond. Richard Evans Maurice Murphy trumpet
  • Wilfred Heaton: Toccata O the blessed Lord. Yorkshire Bulding Society Band cond David King
  • Brenton Broadstock : To the hills. Melbourne Staff Alumni Band cond Colin Woods
  • Mozart (arr Rimmer): The Magic Flute. Black Dyke Band music Dir. Dr Nicholas Childs

  • 16th February

    Show Playlist
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Leslie Condon: Festival March Celebration. Egon Virtuosi Brass, Conductor James Williams
  • Dvorak arr Weston Nicholl: Finale 9th Symphony. Black Dyke Mills Band, conducted Major Peter Parkes
  • Eric Ball: Clear skies (cornet solo). Ken Whittaker (cornet) Melbourne Staff Band, Colin Woods cond
  • Dean Goffin: Rhapsodic variations My Strength & tower. Yorkshire Building Society Band David King cond.
  • Mick Jagger & Keith Richard arr. Catherall: Ruby Tuesday. Grimethorpe Colliery Band cond.
  • Ord Hume: B.B. & C.F. Brighouse & Rastrick Band Cond.Allan Willington
  • Brenton Broadstock: Hymn arr I hear thy welcome voice. Melbourne Staff Alumni Band cond. Colin Woods
  • Bruce Broughton: The good old way. Enfield Citadel Band cond, James Williams
  • Mikhail Glinka arr. Michael Kenyon: Ruslan & Ludmilla. Melbourne Staff Band cond. colin Woods
  • Giacomo Puccini arr Howard Snell: Nessun Dorma. Brittania Building Society Band cond. John Hudson cornet

  • 9th February

    Show Playlist
  • Creamer: For the World. John Collinson, cornet, Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Meechan: Starlight. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Downie: St Magnus. Gothenburg Brass Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Tim Pan Ally ARR Warren Barker
  • Mozart: Overture - Marriage of Figaro. Gothenburg Brass Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Bowen): Kaleidoscope. The Household Troops Band/Carl Saunders.

  • 2nd February

    Show Playlist
  • Graham: Seize the Day. Fairey Band/ Mark Peacock.
  • Lovatt-Cooper: Donegal Bay. Sarah Lenton, baritone euphonium, Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • McCartney (arr. Smith): Honey Pie. Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • Gregson: The Plantagenets. Black Dyke Mills Band/ James Watson.
  • Downie: Dance Fever. Yorkshire Building Society Band/David King.
  • Traditional (arr. Himes): Amazing Grace. Salvation Army Band Bellshill/Ian Dickie.
  • Mussorgsky (arr. Howarth): Pictures at an Exhibition. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 26th January

    Show Playlist
  • Traditional (arr. McAnally): Waltzing Matilda. Kew Band/Mark Ford.
  • Code: Southern Cross. Kew Band/Mark Ford.
  • Code: Duntroon. Kew Band/Mark Ford.
  • Ralf Hesse Peice for Jazz Trumpet and Brass Band/ Axel Schlosser, Trumpet soloist Brass Band Hesson
  • Andrew Webber (arr.Stephen Bulla) Don't Cry for me Argentina Desford Colliery Caterpillar Band/ Stephen Roberts
  • Aspects of Andew Loyd Webber
  • Traditional (arr. Pascoe): Through the Fair. Richard Woodrow, flugel horn, International Staff Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Bulla: Air 'N Variations. Derick Kane, euphonium, International Staff Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Peter Tschailovsky : arr John Howarth
  • Bulla: Air 'N Variations. Derick Kane, euphonium, International Staff Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Haydn (arr. Steadman-Allen): Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob VIIe:1, excerpts. Christopher Deacon, tpt., Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.

  • 19th January

    Show Playlist
  • Elgar (arr. Pearce): Ave Verum Corpus, Op.2/1. Maurice Patterson, cornet, Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Coles: Victors Acclaimed. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Fernie: A Scot's Miscellany. City of Cardiff Band/Gareth Ritter.
  • Elgar: Severn Suite, Op.87. Black Dyke Band /Sir Colin Davis.
  • Sparke: Pantomime. Glyn Williams, euphonium, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Lennon/McCartney (arr. Gates): All You need is Love. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Gullidge: Unconquered. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band.
  • Bryan May ( Arr. Meecham) Who Wants to live Forever Foden's Band/James Gourly