A Salvation Army brass band is a brass band affiliated with a Corps, Division or Territory of the Salvation Army. In society, a Salvation Army band playing in public places during Christian events in the calendar such as Christmas has become a part of seasonal customs particularly in the UK.
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... A band board is a committee that oversees the operations of a band ... Most corps bands do not have full, formal boards ... The definitions below are generic each band may have its own variation on the scope and composition of the band board ...
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