The Salvation Army Southern Territorial Band and The Salvation Army Southern Territorial Songsters will visit Oklahoma City for a special limited engagement Oct. 15 to 17.
The Southern Territorial Band and Songsters will perform free individual concerts at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 15 at Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill in Bricktown.
Both The Band and The Songsters are presenting a special performance at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 at The Oklahoma City National Memorial, open to the public.
Both groups will perform at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16 and again at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. services Sunday, Oct. 17 at First Presbyterian Church, 1001 S. Rankin St. in Edmond;
Although all performances are free and open to the public, those wanting to attend should call 246-1100 to register. No tickets are required, but The Salvation Army needs to know how many to expect.
THE SALVATION ARMY – SOUTHERN TERRITORIAL BAND
The Southern Territorial Band is a 35-piece brass band with percussion that has been in existence since the 1930’s and has toured in this country and around the world.
The band plays a wide range of music, including special hymn tune arrangements, marches, classical and contemporary. It has played Royal Albert Hall in London twice and performed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and St. Petersburg, Russia as well as in Scotland and France. The band also made an appearance in the Rose Bowl Parade in 2003.
Members of the band are all Salvationists (those who choose to worship at The Salvation Army). Their occupations have included Salvation Army officers and employees, professional musicians, leaders of business, and medical doctor.
The Band is under nder the direction of Bandmaster Nick Simmons-Smith.
THE SALVATION ARMY – SOUTHERN TERRITORIAL SONGSTERS
The Territorial Songsters is a 32-piece singing group that performs a wide variety of music, including traditional, contemporary and classical.
Members of the songsters are all Salvationists (those who choose to worship at The Salvation Army). Their occupations include Salvation Army officers and employees, professional musicians, business leaders and students.
Under the direction of Songster Leader James Anderson, the songsters have toured in the South and recently toured Sweden.