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 br***************@us*.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 …
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TMS Derek Lance in Conversation with Philip Biggs
Used by permission from The Brass Herald – Issue 68, May – July 2017. For subscriptions visit www.thebrassherald.com.
Former Territorial Music Secretary – Vernon Post
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Being the Change
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 …
NYSB Future All-Stars 2017 Report
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, …