Bandmaster John Lam

Bandmaster John Lam, a native of Owen Sound, Ontario, joined the band in 1985 on bass trombone. He was appointed Deputy Bandmaster in 1991 and Bandmaster in 1995. A graduate of the University of Western Ontario, in performance and education, John has enjoyed many performance experiences with groups such as The Band of the Ceremonial Guard, Brassroots, Intrada Brass and has also toured with the Canadian production of ‘Les Miserables’. For many years, John was the bass trombonist with the Canadian Staff Band and became CSB Bandmaster in 2008. 

 

A passionate music educator, John has enjoyed his career teaching instrumental music in both elementary and secondary schools for the Thames Valley District School Board. He is currently Head of Performing Arts at Glendale High School in Tillsonburg Ontario. During the summer months he enjoys teaching at numerous Salvation Army music camps across Canada including the National Music Camp at Jackson's Point.

Meet the Band

Soprano Cornet
Solo Cornet
                         
                                
                                                        
First Cornet
         
                                
                                         
Second Cornet            
                            
 
Flugel Horn    
Solo Horn 
                          
First Horn       
             
   
Second Horn               
Chris Lemon-Sarris
Craig Woodland  (Deputy B/M)
Darrin Tilley
Andrew Virtue
Serena Doars
Sarah Jaremko  (Band Sergeant)
Bradley Palmer
Riley Stevenson
                                          
Alan Bolam
Jacob Gower
Major Gary Venables 
 
Deborah Giroux
Jennifer Vos
Matt Barby
 
Erica Brown
Taylor Mitchell
Katie Allington
Paul Norton
Ray Thompson
First Trombone
Second Trombone
                     
                    
Bass Trombone 
 
First Baritone
Second Baritone         
 
Euphonium
                   
                                          
Eb Bass
                                
     
                         
Bb Bass
 
Percussion
Noel Brooks
Chris Palmer
 
John Dennison
Andy Brooks
                                         
Greg Bebbington      
                                     
Gord Browne
Julia Wilson
 
Stephen Chard
Sarah Robertson
                                         
Jon Rowsell
Michael Gower
David Vos
Jonathan Lam
Walter Oakley
 
Greg Riman
Kevin Wilson
Captain Nick Samuel
(Corps Officer)