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Canadian Staff Band of The Salvation Army

Canadian Staff Band of The Salvation Army, based in Toronto, has established a worldwide reputation for the finest in brass band playing.  Wherever the group has travelled it has shown its ability to present clearly and convincingly the spirit and significance of great music. As well as meeting the many demands upon its services in…

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Major Leonard Ballantine

Major Leonard Ballantine is well known throughout the world for his choral and brass leadership and compositions. In 1 992 Len was appointed conductor of the UK’s International Staff Songsters where he brought a decidedly contemporary note to main stream vocal ensemble work within The Salvation Army. Len is comfortable with a wide range of musical expressions from the Classics to…

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Ian Sadler

Ian Sadler is a Canadian concert organist and choral director. He has recently completed his 26th Season as Artistic Director of The Stratford Concert Choir.  His Cathedral Singers of Ontario have recently undertaken its 22nd visit to the UK acting as choir-in-residence for a week at Worcester Cathedral.  Recitals have taken Ian most recently to…

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Colin Fox

Aside from a busy acting career, Colin has enjoyed appearing with musicians as narrator/actor: the Toronto and Boston Symphonies, Anton Kuerti, the Gryphon Trio etc. Winner of Genie, Gemini and Juno awards, he has appeared in “Daylight” with Sylvester Stallone, in series TV: “Psi Factor” and “Nero Wolfe”. Colin recently narrated Platero and I: Mario…

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Sonja Gustafson

London’s award-winning Jazz songstress Sonja Gustafson is a talented vocalist with a unique style and polish. Her traditional approach reflects an appreciation for the forerunners of vocal jazz, bringing a cool verve to classic and lesser-known standards. Honest and soulful in her delivery and grace, Sonja Gustafson is dazzling whether performing passionate ballads, scatting with…

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