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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.


12th January

Show Playlist
  • Meditation: Just as I am (Wilfred Heaton) The National Youth Brass Band of Great Britain /Bramwell Tovey
  • Dvorak (arr. Steadman-Allen): New World Symphony: Themes. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Prokofiev: Romeo and Juliet, Op.64 - Excerpts. Eikanger-Bjorsvik Musikklag/Bjarte Engeset. 1. Introduction 2. Monagues and Capulets 3Tr 6 Romeo and Juliet
  • Haydn (arr. Steadman-Allen): Trumpet Concerto in E flat, Hob VIIe:1, excerpts. Christopher Deacon, tpt., Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Malotte (arr. Wilby): The Lord's Prayer. Peter Roberts, cornet, Black Dyke Band.
  • Piazzolla (arr. Sleith): Libertango. Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • Jerome Kern (arrMark Free and Ray WoodfeildTredegar Town Band/ Nicholas Childs

  • 5th January

    Show Playlist
  • Wagner R (arr. Snell): Lohengrin: Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral. Foden's Band/Howard Snell.
  • Sharman: Beyond Measure. John Collinson, cornet, Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Andersson (arr. Blyth): Chess: Anthem. Paul Baker, euphonium, Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Sharman: Rhapsody for Euphonium. Derick Kane, euphonium, International Staff Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Ralf Hess Peice for JazzTrumpet and Brass Band Brass Band Hesson/Hans Reiner Schmidt
  • Berlioz (arr. Wright): Le Carnival Romain. Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Dvorak (arr. Langford): Rusalka: Song to the Moon. Rob Westacott, cornet, Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Rachmaninov (arr. Farr): Symphony No.2 in E minor, Op.27: Adagio. Ian Porthouse, cornet, Yorkshire Building Society Band/David King.

  • 29th December

    Show Playlist
  • Abreu (arr. Iveson): Tico Tico. Tom Hutchinson, cornet, Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Jenkins: Euphonium Concerto. David Childs, euphonium, Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Fisher (arr. Harper): The Witch of the Westmerlands. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Mussorgsky (arr. Howarth): Pictures at an Exhibition.Excerpts Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Lennon/McCartney (arr. Gates): All You need is Love. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Redhead: A Fanfare of Praise. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band.

  • 22nd December

    Show Playlist
  • Navity Carol
  • Handel)l Arr John Price Jones The Messiah , Exerpts Black Dyke Band Nicolas Childs
  • Traditional (arr. Wainwright): Christmas Processional. Virtuosi GUS Band/John Berryman.
  • Rutter (arr. Wainwright): Dormi, Jesu. Virtuosi GUS Band/John Berryman.
  • Cosma (arr. Meredith): Concerto for Euphonium and Orchestra: Finale Giocoso. David Childs, euphonium, Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Downie: Stars of the Morning. International Staff Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Sparke: Mountain Song. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Bowen: Hope Variations. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.

  • 15th December

    Show Playlist
  • Cordner: Americana. New York Staff Band/ Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Meechan: Innuendo. Foden's Band /Allan Withington.
  • Davis: Jenny Wren. Richard Marshall, cornet, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Hartmann: Arbucklenian Polka. Richard Marshall, cornet, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Weber (arr. Gay): The Ruler of the Spirits. Richard Poole, cornet, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Dewhurst: Brasilia. Christopher Thomas, tbn., Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Dewhurst: Brasilia. Christopher Thomas, tbn., Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Schumann (arr. Snell): Traumerei, Op.15/7. Mark Wilkinson, cornet, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Gullidge: Divine Communion. Salvation Army International Staff Band.
  • Rimsky-Korsakov (arr. Geldard): Song of India. Brett Baker, tbn., Leyland Band/Howard J. Evans.

  • 8th December

    Show Playlist
  • Various (arr. Howarth): The Earl of Oxford's March/King John's Hunting Jig. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Mozart (arr. Smith): Magic Flute: Queen of the Night Aria. Kevin Crockford, cornet, Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
  • Corea (arr. Meechan): Spain. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.

  • 1st December

    Show Playlist
  • Clarke (arr. Gay): Trumpet voluntary. Alan Wycherley, cornet, The BNFL Band.
  • Various (arr. Howarth): The Earl of Oxford's March/King John's Hunting Jig. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Curnow: Faith is the Victory. Black Dyke Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Scott: Salt of the Earth Gospel. Glyn Williams, euphonium, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Jenkins (arr. Childs): Suite from Stabat Mater. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Cordner: Fearless. Jamie Smith, euphonium, Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Dukas (arr. Bourgeois): Sorcerer's Apprentice. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Mortimer: Mac and Mort. Richard Marshall, cornet, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Mortimer: Mac and Mort. Richard Marshall, cornet, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 24th November

    Show Playlist
  • Himes: Endless Praise. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Grainger (arr. Wright): Irish Tune from County Derry. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Vivaldi (arr. Snell): The Four Seasons: Winter (Largo). Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Dvorak (arr. Steadman-Allen): New World Symphony: Themes. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Graham: Episode. Lesley Howie, horn, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Mercury (arr. Meechan): Innuendo. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Lehar (arr. Wright): The Merry Widow: Waltz. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/ James Gourlay.
  • Mozart (arr. Lovatt-Cooper): Rondo alla turca. Paul Lovatt-Cooper, xylophone, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.

  • 17th November

    Show Playlist
  • Clarke (arr. Gay): Trumpet voluntary. Alan Wycherley, cornet, The BNFL Band.
  • Various (arr. Howarth): The Earl of Oxford's March/King John's Hunting Jig. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Various (arr. Howarth): The Earl of Oxford's March/King John's Hunting Jig. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Mozart (arr. Smith): Magic Flute: Queen of the Night Aria. Kevin Crockford, cornet, Grimethorpe Colliery Band.
  • Curnow: Faith is the Victory. Black Dyke Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Corea (arr. Meechan): Spain. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Scott: Salt of the Earth Gospel. Glyn Williams, euphonium, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Jenkins (arr. Childs): Suite from Stabat Mater. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Cordner: Fearless. Jamie Smith, euphonium, Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Dukas (arr. Bourgeois): Sorcerer's Apprentice. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Mortimer: Mac and Mort. Richard Marshall, cornet, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Mortimer: Mac and Mort. Richard Marshall, cornet, Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.