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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 …

March 17 – 19, 2017 Picture the scene… Friday the  17th March, Star Lake Lodge in Bloomingdale, New Jersey, 66 enthusiastic brass players and percussionists, 30 New York Staff Band (NYSB) members, 2 incredible guests, 2 support staff and 3 Pastoral officers. Put this all together and you have the makings of a very loud, …

Unbound had a fantastic weekend at the Eastern Territorial Worship Arts Convocation out at Camp Ladore.  Read a few of the delegate’s reactions to the weekend below…we were blessed and honored to be apart of it! ————————– Like the wax seals used on letters long ago. God was clearly at work throughout the music ministry …

The Salvation Army continues to offer God-honoring worship services attracting and nurturing our people through relevant bible teaching and inspiring music and arts in a welcoming atmosphere. In order to support and strengthen this desire, we are pleased to announce details of the Territorial Worship Arts Convocation at Ladore Lodge and Conference Center on March …

Dorothy Gates, senior music producer for the Salvation Army’s Eastern Territory, speaks with SAConnects about her favorite Irish town, Cuban Salvationists, and how music can be a form of expression that transcends words. Since I was 13, I’ve been writing music*. One of my earliest musical memories was taking John Lennon songs and turning them …

We arrived at Star Lake Camp on Thursday evening ready for a long night of practice and putting together the final touches for our long anticipated trip to Ohio and Pennsylvania. We had been invited to join in a ten year celebration of the Corps at Worthington Woods, stopping by Aliquippa on the way to …

The Art of Percussion Playing – Stephen Yalden

In the last of the series in which some of the SA banding world’s pre-eminent players discuss the role of their particular instrument within the brass band, Stephen Yalden, currently a member of the USA Western Territory Staff Band and formerly of the International Staff Band, focuses on the role of percussion. I have been …