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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.


18th August

Show Playlist
  • Downie: Silent Vigil. International Staff Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Cordner: Send the Fire. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Ball: Resurgam. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Bach (arr. Farr): Fugue in D minor. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Mozart: Overture - Marriage of Figaro. Gothenburg Brass Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Osgood: Motondo. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Williams (arr. Rock): Flight to Neverland. Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • Piazzolla (arr. Sleith): Libertango. Fairey Band/Mark Peacock.
  • Elgar (arr. Pearce): Ave Verum Corpus, Op.2/1. Maurice Patterson, cornet, Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.

  • 11th August

    Show Playlist
  • Strauss R (arr. Blyth): Finale from Horn Concerto No.1. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Traditional (arr. Snell): Greensleeves. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Interview with Andrew Van Gamert : Manninham Concert Band
  • Irving Berlin (arr. Bruce Fraser) The Tredegar Town Band/ Nicholas Chillds
  • Arlen (arr. Harper): That Old Black Magic. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Interview with Nigel Mapes from the Dsalvation Army. Public Relationas Dep, and Assitant Band Secretary fundraising,
  • Guilmant (arr. Steadman-Allen): Morceau symphonique, Op.88. Dudley Bright, tbn., Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.
  • Anderson: Golderest. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Gershwin: Someone to Watch Over Me. Garry MacPhee, tbn., Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Lehar: Gold and Silver Waltz, Op.79. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Mendelssohn (arr. Hawkes): Athalie: War March of the Priests. Enfield Citadel Band/Jonathan Corry.

  • 4th August

    Show Playlist
  • Steadman-Allen: Crown of the Conquest. New York Staff Band /Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Mozart (arr. Kenyon): Overture - Magic Flute, K620. Enfield Citadel Band/ Jonathan Corry.
  • Brodszky (arr. Farr): Be My Love. Glyn Williams, euphonium, Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Gareth Wood Five Blooms in a Welsh Garden 1.Fanfare of Daffodils 2. Witch Hazel 3 . Pinks 4. Lilly of the Valley 5. Bluebells
  • Traditional (arr. Himes): Be Thou my Vision. Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.
  • Frederick Loewe (arr, Alan Fernie) My Fair Lady (Selections) The Tredegar Town Band/Nocholis/ Nicholas Childs
  • George Gershwin (arr.Bruce Fraser) I Got Plenty of Nut O Nothin' The Tredegar Town Band/ Nicholas Childs
  • Ballantine: Abram's Praise. Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.
  • MacLean (arr. Duncan): The Gael. Fountain City Brass Band/ Joseph Parisi.

  • 28th July

    Show Playlist
  • Meechan: The Legend of King Arthur. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Downie: King of Heaven. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Graham/Lovland (arr Ian Jones) You Raise me up; Colin Woods Soloist Melbourne Veterens Band
  • Ravel: Belero Brighouse and Rastrick Band/David Thornton
  • Leidzen: Wondrous Day. Roland Cobb, cornet, International Staff Band/Dr Stephen Cobb.
  • Dukas (arr. Bourgeois): Sorcerer's Apprentice. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • MacLean (arr. Duncan): The Gael. Fountain City Brass Band/Joseph Parisi.

  • 21st July

    Show Playlist
  • Redhead: Salvus. Steve Pavey, euphonium, Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.
  • Wright: Suite: Tintagel. Leyland Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Marquez (arr. Broadbent): Danzon No.2. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Gustav Holst (arr.Philip Spark) In The Bleak Mid Winter Black Dyke Band/ Nicholas Childs
  • Johann Strauss (arr.Gregor J Grant) The Emperor Waltz The Black Dyke Mills Band/ James Watson
  • Woodland: Refiner's Fire. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Jerome Kern, (Arr. Mark Free/Ray Woodfield Hello Dolly The Tredeger Town Band/ Nicholas Childs

  • 14th July

    No available playlist

    7th July

    Show Playlist
  • Felix Mendelssohn, (arr Lorriman) Fingals Cave Black Dyke Band/ Nicholas Childs
  • Saint-Saens (arr. Cozens) Organ Symphony, Finale Black Band/James Watson
  • Lauridsen (arr. Littlemore): O magnum mysterium. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Trigg: All the Nations. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Ball: Resurgam. Black Dyke Band/Nicholas J. Childs.
  • Beethoven (arr. Snell): Symphony No.7 in A, Op.92: Allegro con brio. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.

  • 30th June

    Show Playlist
  • Venables: The Gathering. Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.
  • Saint-Saens (arr. Farr): Introduction and Rondo capriccioso in A minor, Op.28. Owen Farr, horn, Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Merritt: Dovercourt Citadel. Canadian Staff Band/John Lam.
  • Porter (arr. Fernie): Be a Clown. Brass Band De Bazuin/Klaas van der Woude.
  • Parry (arr. Jakeway): Jerusalem. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Holst (arr. Steadman-Allen): I Vow to Thee My Country. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/James Gourlay.
  • Bernstein (arr. Snell): Candide Overture. Foden's Band/Russell Gray.
  • Traditional (arr. Richards): Londonderry Air. Hege Haugen, cornet, Tomra Brass Band/Arnfinn Dalhaug.
  • Mahler (arr. Harper): Symphony No.2 in C minor, 'Resurrection': Finale. Cory Band/Phillip Harper.
  • Schonberg (arr. Cook): Les Miserables: Bring him Home. Grimethorpe Colliery Band/Robert B. Childs.
  • Ballartine: I know thou are mine. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Nero (arr. Childs): The Hot Canary. David Childs, euphonium, Cory Band/Robert B. Childs.

  • 23rd June

    Show Playlist
  • Clarke (arr. Gay): Trumpet voluntary. Alan Wycherley, cornet, The BNFL Band.
  • Creamer: In the Love of Jesus. Salvation Army Melbourne Staff Band /Ken Waterworth.
  • Boellmann (arr. Ball): Suite Gothique, Op.25, excerpts. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Rimmer: The Cossack. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Cordner: Americana. New York Staff Band/Ronald Waiksnoris.
  • Horner (arr. Duncan): Braveheart: For the love of a Princess. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Sainte Jacome (arr, Philip Mcann) Fairies of the Waters The Fairy Band/ Philip McCann
  • Marquez (arr. Broadbent): Danzon No.2. Foden's Band/Michael Fowles.
  • Arban (arr. Owen): Carnival of Venice: Variations. Russell Gray, cornet, Leyland Band/Michael Fowles.