The Salvation Army National Youth Band (NYB) supports churches and communities in worship and outreach through regular ministry weekends. Additionally, the band seek to encourage and support developing Salvation Army brass musicians throughout New Zealand.
The band has changed its repertoire to appeal to a younger audience, and are seeing an increased interest from Salvation Army churches wanting the NYB to visit.
Partnering with The Salvation Army's Creative Ministries Department, the NYB also undertakes service at large scale events and provides training opportunities as required.
To request a visit from the NYB at your corps, contact the National Youth Band directly.
If you're interested in developing as a brass musician with others of a similar age and supporting Salvation Army mission through your music, then the NYB might be for you. In 2014, the NYB reviewed its membership criteria. To apply for membership of the NYB, you need:
“Glorify” will take you on a journey through a variety of styles. Some meditative pieces aim to sooth your soul and bring you into the presence of the Almighty, while others demonstrate our joy found in Christ. As you journey with us by listening to our music, we pray that you will be blessed and encouraged as you join us in praise to Him. As a band, our goal is to glorify the name of Jesus.
Glorify is available from Salvationist Resources.