The Salvation Army of Greater Houston was proud to welcome the Texas Brass and Lonestar Brass bands of The Salvation Army’s Texas Division of Music Arts.
The bands had two special performances on Saturday, May 26, 2018: the first at the Michael E. DeBakey VA Medical Center at 3 p.m. and the second at The Salvation Army Harbor Light Center & Red Shield Lodge at 7 p.m.
On Sunday, May 27, the brass bands also visited two of our Corps (churches). The Texas Brass Band performed at our International Corps in Alief and the Lonestar Brass Band performed at the Pasadena Corps. Their musical tour came to an end in Galveston, where they performed at Menard Park.
About the Texas Brass and Lonestar Brass Bands
The Texas Brass and Lonestar Brass bands are part of the Texas Divisional music program of The Salvation Army. Lonestar Brass consists of around 30 young people from across the state and is an intermediate level brass ensemble. Texas Brass is the premier youth brass ensemble of the Texas Division. It is made up of approximately 30 members, ages 14-30.
Texas Brass has been privileged to have the opportunity to minister in many places, sharing the gospel message through concerts, parades, and music camps both in the USA and abroad. Previous international trips include Trinidad, Chile, Canada, Brazil, England, Norway, Russia, Fiji, Paris and most recently it supported The Salvation Army in Mexico in its 80th Anniversary celebrations. Each member also sings in the Divisional Youth Chorus.
For more information about the Texas Divisional Music program, visit TexasMusicAndArts.com.