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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.


10th November

Show Playlist
  • Williams (arr. Woude): Hymn To the Fallen, from Saving Private Ryan. Black Dyke Mills Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • 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.
  • Holst (arr. Steadman-Allen): I Vow to Thee My Country. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/ James Gourlay.
  • Jenkins (arr. Small): The Armed Man: Benedictus. David Childs, euphonium, Cory Band/ Robert B. Childs.
  • Parry (arr. Jakeway): Jerusalem. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Graham: A Time for Peace. Brett Baker, tbn., Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Vaughan Williams: Prelude on Three Welsh Hymn Tunes. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Smith: Eternal Father, strong to save. Royal Australian Navy Band/Phillip C. Anderson.
  • Sharpe: At the Close of the Day/The Day Thou Gavest. Band of the Scots Guard, Staines Songsters/Lt.Col. R J Owen.

  • 3rd November

    Show Playlist
  • Brahms (arr. Wright): Academic Festival Overture, Op.80. Black Dyke Mills Band/ Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Meechan: Macbeth. Foden's Band/ Michael Fowles.
  • Sparke: Jubilee Overture. Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • William Walton (arr. Ball): Orb and Sceptre. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Meechan: Starlight. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Mahler (arr. Harper): Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection': Finale. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.

  • 27th October

    Show Playlist
  • Redhead: Salvus. Steve Pavey, euphonium, Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.
  • Lovatt-Cooper: Island Whirl. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Lovatt-Cooper: Enchanted Kingdom. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Thompson (arr. Ballantine): Alleluia. Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.
  • (Arr. Steadman Allan) Medley of great composers The Co-operative Funeral Care Band/ John Ward
  • Rossini (arr Howard Loriman) Semiramide Black dyke Band/Nocholas Childs
  • Himes: Milestone. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 20th October

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    13th October

    Show Playlist
  • Bach (arr. Farr): Fugue in D minor. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Elgar (arr. Pearce): Ave Verum Corpus, Op.2/1. Maurice Patterson, cornet, Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Traditional (arr. Snell): The Old Chalet. Foden's Band/Howard Snell.
  • Ostby: The Jolly Salvationist. The Household Troops Band /Major John Mott.
  • Bulla: Peace Like a River. The Household Troops Band/Major John Mott.
  • Downie: Dance Fever. Yorkshire Building Society Band/David King.
  • The Jolly Robbers (arr,Howard Lorriman) Black dyke Band/ Nichlas Childs
  • Barcelona (arr.Kraedonk
  • Cordner: Send the Fire. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Horner (arr. Duncan): Braveheart: For the love of a Princess. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Bach (arr. Snell): In Thee is Joy. Foden's Band/Howard Snell.

  • 6th October

    Show Playlist
  • Copland (arr. Snell): Fanfare for the Common Man. Norwich Citadel Band/Richard Woodrow.
  • Steadman-Allen: Crown of the Conquest. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Traditional (arr. Watson): Two English Folksongs. Catherine James, sop., Yorkshire Building Society Band/David King.
  • Dukas (arr. Bourgeois): Sorcerer's Apprentice. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Lauridsen (arr. Littlemore): O magnum mysterium. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Graham: Margaret. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Jacques Offencach (arr.Howard Lorriman) Black Dyke Band/ Nicholas Childs
  • Adrian Williams & Della Holiday Last Post Home
  • Feltwell: Full Surrender. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.

  • 29th September

    Show Playlist
  • Lovatt-Cooper: Home of Legends. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Bellstedt: Napoli: Variations on Funiculi Funicula. Richard Marshall, cornet, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Arlen (arr. Harper): That Old Black Magic. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Hogg: All Your Anxiety. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Lauridsen (arr. Littlemore): O magnum mysterium. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Traditional: Carrickfergus. Katrina Marzella, baritone horn, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Murcury (arr.Richard Evens) We are the Champions The BNFL Band/ Richard Evans
  • Various (arr. Harper): Salute to Sinatra. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Mancini (arr. Fernie): Moon River. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Weber (arr. Gay): The Ruler of the Spirits. Richard Poole, cornet, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.

  • 22nd September

    Show Playlist
  • Himes: Endless Praise. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Broughton (arr. Graham): Alone Yet Not Alone. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Interview with Louisa Trewartha regarding TrumpitU &Drone on
  • Mussorgsky (arr. Howarth): Pictures at an Exhibition. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Gregson: Dalaro. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Rimmer: Punchinello. Salvation Army Band Bellshill/ Ian Dickie.
  • Schonberg (arr. Cook): Les Miserables: Bring him Home. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Elton John (arr. Alan Fernie) Blue Eyes Yorkshire Building Society Band/ Nicolas Childs