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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.


19th May

Show Playlist
  • Fletcher: Labour and Love. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Lundkvist: This is My Story. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band.
  • Golland: Peace. Glyn Williams, euphonium, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Sergey Prokoviev (arr. Bjarte Engeset) Romeo and Juliet Eikanger Bjorsisvik Band
  • Fernie: A Scot's Miscellany. City of Cardiff Band/Gareth Ritter.
  • Mussorgsky (arr. Howarth): Pictures at an Exhibition. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 12th May

    Show Playlist
  • Grieg (arr. Cortland): Grieg's Morning Mood. Brass Band Willebroek/Frans Violet.
  • Josephs: Pride and Prejudice. Sonar Brass.
  • Traditional (arr. Richards): Londonderry Air. Hege Haugen, cornet, Tomra Brass Band/Arnfinn Dalhaug.
  • Lloyd: English Heritage. Black Dyke Band/David King.
  • (arr. Jones): The Prayer. James Morrison, tpt., Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Irvine (arr. Richards): The Lord's My Shepherd (Crimond). Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Phillip McCann.
  • 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.
  • Eric Ball: Torchbearers. The Household Troops Band/Major John Mott.
  • Vinter: Salute to Youth. Williams Fairey Engineering Band/Major Peter Parkes.
  • Webb (arr. Bosanko): Share My Yoke. Tone F Olsson, cornet, Gothenburg Brass Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 5th May

    Show Playlist
  • Arban (arr. Westwood): Air Varie sur le Petit Suisse. Russell Gray, tpt., Leyland Band.
  • kenneth Downie: Concertino. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Himes: Milestone. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Mendelssohn (arr. Hawkes): Athalie: War March of the Priests. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Bowen: Hope Variations. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Haydn (arr. Steadman-Allen): Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob VIIe:1, excerpts. Christopher Deacon, tpt., Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • ABBA Medley Grimethorpe Band Garry Cutt

  • 28th April

    Show Playlist
  • Graham: To Boldly Go. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • 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.
  • Interview with Jamie Lawson The Silent Anzac
  • Elgar (arr. Ball): Nimrod (Enigma Variations), Op.36. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Vinter: John O'Gaunt. Black Dyke Mills Band/Geoffrey Brand.
  • Walton (arr. Fernie): Spitfire Fugue from 'The Battle of Britain'. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Martin: Vietnam Vets. Australian Army Band Perth/Captain Tom Martin.
  • 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.
  • Borodin (arr. Snell): Prince Igor: Polovtsian Dances. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.

  • 21st April

    Show Playlist
  • Alford: Thin Red Line. Royal Australian Navy Band/Comm. W. W. Farrell.
  • Williams (arr. Woude): Hymn To the Fallen, from Saving Private Ryan. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Smith: Eternal Father, strong to save. Royal Australian Navy Band/Phillip C. Anderson.
  • Elgar (arr. Ball): Nimrod (Enigma Variations), Op.36. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Gullidge: Divine Communion. Salvation Army International Staff Band.
  • Wood: The Seafarer. Royal Australian Navy Band/Phillip C. Anderson.
  • Jarre: Lawrence of Arabia. Central Band of the Royal Air Force/Duncan Stubbs.
  • Holst (arr. Roberts): The Planets, Op.32: Jupiter. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Coates (arr. Gates): Dambusters March. Brett Baker, tbn., New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.

  • 14th April

    Show Playlist
  • May (arr. Harper): Who Wants to Live Forever. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Bernstein (arr. Crees): West Side Story: America/Somewhere. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Beethoven (arr. Snell): Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92: Allegro con brio. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Grafulla: Washington Grays. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Goodwin (arr. Dewhurst): Hunting Wabbits. John Barber, tbn., Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Jenkins (arr. Graham): Aspects of Adiemus. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Mangione (arr. Gilje): Children of Sanchez. Helen Williams, flugel horn, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Vinter: John O'Gaunt. Black Dyke Mills Band/Geoffrey Brand.

  • 7th April

    Show Playlist
  • Fine Music from 3MBS, Classically Melbourne..
  • Condon: Celebration. Waitakere City Brass/Howard Taylor.
  • Thingnaes: The Clown. Ole Edvard Antonsen, cornet, Oslo Concert Band/Jan Eriksen.
  • Owens (arr. Harper): In Love for Me. Brighouse and Rastrick Band/David King.
  • Cordner: Fearless. Jamie Smith, euphonium, Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Edward Gregson: Variations on Laudate Dominum. Fountain City Brass Band/Joseph Parisi.
  • Drury: Jubilee. Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • Ball: Glory to His Name. Mark Wilkinson, cornet, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Graham: A Time for Peace. Brett Baker, tbn., Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Gott: Swingtime Religion. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.

  • 31st March

    Show Playlist
  • Goffin: The Challenge of the Cross. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Jenkins (arr. Childs): Suite from Stabat Mater. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Condon: Easter Glory. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Downie: Shekinah. International Staff Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Mahler (arr. Harper): Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection': Finale. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Ball: Resurgam. Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.

  • 24th March

    Show Playlist
  • Gregson: Rhapsody. Peter Roberts, cornet, Brass Band Buizingen.
  • Alvarez (arr. Gauffriau): Suspiros de Espana. Paris Brass Orch/Jacques Bolognesi.
  • Brahms (arr. Wright): Academic Festival Overture, Op.80. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Giacomo Puccini (arr, Peter Parkes) Doretta's Aria from La rondine Grimthorpe Colliery Band/ Major Peter Parks
  • Hines: St Francis. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Phillip McCann.
  • Hovhaness (arr, Coultt): Prayer of Saint Gregory John Coulton, Trumpet David Dunett, Organ
  • Debussy (arr. Gordon Langford)' Beau Soir Brass band Schoonhoven/Eric Jansen
  • Trigg: Battle Ready. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Elgar (arr. Ball): Enigma Variations, Op.36. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.