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The New York Staff Band is pleased to announce the very first NYSB Composer Contest. Below you will find a description of the guidelines, eligibility and submission requirements for the contest. Please direct all questions to Brindley Venables at brindley.venables@use.salvationarmy.org. [button id=”APPLICATION” class=”APPLICATION” link=”http://www.nysb.org/MusicMinistry/nysbcomposercontest/” icon=”APPLICATION” align=”left” size=”medium” style=”flat” fullwidth=”true”]APPLICATION[/button]   GENERAL INFORMATION APPLICATION DEADLINE: All …

STAR LAKE MUSIC CAMP 2017 – AUGUST 12 – 20 By Dorothy Gates Wake up the Saint! Some might think this was a call to the spirit of the late Erik Leidzen that roams Star Lake Camp.  However, this arresting command was the theme for Star Lake Music Camp 2017 and heralded a new chapter …

July 29 – August 4, 2017 Livestream of the Camp Meetings Saturday July 29 Livestream Sunday Morning July 30 Livestream Sunday Evening July 30 Livestream Monday July 31 Livestream Tuesday August 1 Livestream Friday Night August 4 Livestream CANADIAN STAFF BAND (2017 GUEST BAND) The Canadian Staff Band was invited to participate in the 2017 …

The Star Search Talent Display 2017 Territorial Finals were held on Saturday, June 10 at the Westchester Hilton Hotel in Rye Brook, New York. This marked the first time in four years that Star Search returned to this venue after taking place in the Hershey, PA area over the past several years. A beautiful eighty …

The Divisional Star Search events for 2017 are now history!  Our Territorial Music Secretary, Derek Lance, invited members of the Territorial Music Department team to visit a division in order to give support and experience the day’s activities.  Here are their reflections …… Karen Shaffstall visited the Swoneky Division: I was privileged to attend Swoneky’s …

Used by permission from The Brass Herald – Issue 68, May – July 2017. For subscriptions visit www.thebrassherald.com.  

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Singing Stars registration is now open.  Go to the Singing Stars page for more information and to register.

When Devonte Thompson trains budding young musicians at the Manhattan Citadel Corps in East Harlem, he sees in them a lot of himself. Thompson began attending the corps when he was eight and learned how to play several musical instruments. Now 19, he is the youngest member of the New York Staff Band (NYSB). “People …