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    Several posts deleted because of someone...

    Several posts deleted because of someone announcing which pieces bands are playing for a closed adjudication contest . . . thanks to the user who self-reported this so that it could be taken care of...
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    Bandmaster James B. Anderson

    After more than two years of fighting cancer, Bandmaster James B. Anderson passed away this afternoon in Dallas, Texas.

    A long-time Salvationist conductor and composer, Jim retired last May after...
  3. National Capital Band Personnel News - 2010/09

    The National Capital Band of the Salvation Army (Washington, DC) begins the 2010-2011 season with several personnel changes and additions, including a new bandmaster and seven new players.

    The...
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    Steve's father is Commissioner Paul Kellner, who...

    Steve's father is Commissioner Paul Kellner, who wrote the setting "All for Thee". I don't know of any published works that Steve has composed, although we have used some of his arrangements in...
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    Bandmaster Appointed in DC

    Major James Allison, Executive Officer, has announced that Dr. Steve Kellner has been appointed as Bandmaster (Musical Director) of the National Capital Band of the Salvation Army, based in...
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    Historic Hymnals

    For many years, my father has collected old hymnals and song books, mostly dating from the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Since his retirement, he's begun giving them to me. I decided that the...
  7. Amsterdam Staff Band with Brassband Rijnmond

    AMSTERDAM STAFF BAND
    with special guest
    BRASSBAND RIJNMOND

    “PREMIER BRASS”
    “Reunion!”



    Saturday · 6 March 2010
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    Sticky: National Capital Band of the Salvation Army (USA)...

    National Capital Band of the Salvation Army (USA)
    (natcapband)

    The Brass Crest
    (brasscrest)

    Mod Note: I've moved this thread into Computer Corner. I like the idea of having a single thread...
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    The Errata Project has been re-launched with a...

    The Errata Project has been re-launched with a new, easier-to-navigate design.

    http://brasscrest.com/errata/

    If you've found any errors in SA-published band music, please send them in for...
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    Poll: But not a lot of "meat" on most of the articles....

    But not a lot of "meat" on most of the articles. It's a great way to keep up with bandroom news, personnel changes, short announcements, etc., but there is not much in the way of in-depth reporting...
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    Agreed. A public forum is not appropriate for...

    Agreed. A public forum is not appropriate for this type of communication, particularly one where any member can post. Thread closed.
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    Threads Merged

    Threads merged per tMP guidelines for recruitment threads.
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    :hi to tMP.

    :hi to tMP.
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    As Donna pointed out above, dangerously close to...

    As Donna pointed out above, dangerously close to a rules violation.

    Also, what's wrong with suggesting an Arban? Why did you take this as some sort of insult? My father was a professional...
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    Jan and I are the only two mods on at the moment,...

    Jan and I are the only two mods on at the moment, and we agree that there is no reason to stop someone from setting up their own award threads (Jan has even offered to help with the polls in his post...
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    I haven't discussed this with the other...

    I haven't discussed this with the other moderators, but it would, in my opinion, be perfectly within the rules to create award threads in the Random forum.
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    It used to be possible to purchase instruments...

    It used to be possible to purchase instruments that could be converted to different keys, usually by replacing the slides with ones of a different length. I have a Conn long-model cornet made around...
  18. Sticky: You don't. The tMP policy is one recruitment...

    You don't. The tMP policy is one recruitment thread per band. We don't remove old threads and we don't remove old posts in the threads (unless they violate our rules). It is the opinion of the tMP...
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    There is no such thing as a "National Grading",...

    There is no such thing as a "National Grading", because there is no single national authority over brass banding and there is no single set of national rules. Whether or not this is a good thing is a...
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    Seems to me to be an excellent idea, especially...

    Seems to me to be an excellent idea, especially for a band that's had as many changes as Hammonds has had in recent years. It's a contest environment where the band has a chance to blend together...
  21. :D, dyl. I have reinstated the Butlins thread...

    :D, dyl.

    I have reinstated the Butlins thread, sans problematic posts, and therefore this thread is now locked.
  22. Note to all: I have deleted the majority of posts...

    Note to all: I have deleted the majority of posts on this thread, and reinstated it. Please keep to the topic.

    Thank you in advance for your cooperation.
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    Indeed, you are correct. That one is last year's...

    Indeed, you are correct. That one is last year's thread, which I have now locked.

    Carry on.
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    To save confusion, I've locked this thread, which is about the 2008 Wilkinson's contest.

    Go here to discuss the 2009 contest.
  25. The thread was moved to the private Moderators...

    The thread was moved to the private Moderators area because of some serious questions about some of the posts. It is possible that it may be reinstated, however, the matter is still under discussion...
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