Category: Music Ministries

Singing Stars Registration 2021 REGISTRATION OPEN Ages 13-21 Registration DeadlineAugust 15, 2021 The Eastern Territory Staff Songsters welcomes you to participate in Singing Stars 2021 – October 1-3. We are excited that Singing Stars will be returning to the Star Lake Lodge & Conference Center, with the Grand Finale Concert being held at Montclair Citadel …

June 11, 2021 – As part of #commissioning2021, the New York Staff Band and Eastern Territory Staff Songsters took part in a joint online concert. You can watch the whole concert on NYSB Youtube page.

ETSS Commissioning Recording What a joy it was to gather together as a songster brigade for our first in-person rehearsal (March 4-6, 2021) since the covid-19 pandemic first entered into our reality. The last time we saw each other was during our February 2020 recording weekend where we recorded tracks for a Christmas album that …

Eastern Territory Staff Songsters When the Eastern Territory Staff Songsters met together at Territorial Headquarters in February of 2020 to record tracks for an upcoming Christmas album (Let There Be Light, released on 1 December 2020), there was every indication that our ministry season would unfold in the usual way. But within a few weeks …

MARCH 19-20, 2021 – The New York Staff Band has been fortunate enough to continue its ministry through musically and spiritually inspiring virtual concerts over the last several months. There are, however, certain dates on our yearly calendar that we always look forward to (perhaps more than others). Last March, just as COVID headlines were …

SLMC SUMMER SERIES Like so many other groups and organizations, we have had to deal with cancellations, and this includes our beloved Star Lake Musicamp.  Even though we will not be able to meet together at Star Lake, we have plenty of exciting things in store for you in its place.  From July 1 – …

The Eastern Territory Staff Songsters (ETSS) had an incredible ministry weekend (March 5-8) which included a few firsts for the group. The first two days together were spent in the recording studio at Territorial Headquarters. Though the group has released several albums, this was the first recording session by any songster group in the recently …

On Wednesday, February 5th, Thomas Scheibner, Assistant Territorial Music Secretary, was Promoted to Glory suddenly. Tom, for more than 40 years and currently as the Assistant Territorial Music Secretary, has been the backbone of the USA East Music Department. You could ask him a question about SA music, what band played what piece in what …

The Salvation Army New York Staff Band’s 133rd Annual Festival with special guests Professor David King (guest conductor), Empire Chorus, Greater New York Youth Chorus, and Pendel Singers. Some of the featured repertoire includes Wilfred Heaton’s “Toccata – Oh The Blessed Lord” Robert Redhead’s Euphonium Solo “Euphony” (featuring Aaron VanderWeele), and Ray Steadman-Allen’s masterful “The …

UNBOUND was blessed to take part in a number of events this Fall Season.  Bellow are first hand accounts from some for the organizers of these events.  We pray God used us to bring those present into His glorious presence. [divider style=”fat” bordercolor=”#ffffff”] Pray for Freedom NYC – Major Sue Dunigan When I think of …