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128th Annual Festival

After highly successful Annual Festivals the past few years with specials guests, Philip Cobb, The Kings Singers, Michael W. Smith, The Brooklyn Tabernacle Singers and James Morrison, the New York Staff Band is very pleased and excited to announce our guests for our Annual Festival in April 2015.

This year we are pleased to have with us singer/songwriter Sara Groves and world renowned conductor and composer Bramwell Tovey.

Sara Groves is a mom, wife, singer/ songwriter and recording artist with a passion for justice and a heart of mercy. She has joined forces with International Justice Mission to advocate for victims of human trafficking for the past 8 years. Sara has been nominated for 7 Dove Awards and has produced a string of successful albums including her latest, The Collection, a thoughtful mix of songs from her past 10 recordings. Sara, her husband Troy, and their 3 children (Kirby, Toby & Ruby) reside in St. Paul where they cultivate an artist support community out of a 100 year old church called Art House North.

Bramwell Tovey is the GRAMMY® and JUNO award-winning Music Director of the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. As a guest conductor he works internationally with some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras. During 2014/15 his guest appearances include the New York Philharmonic, the Los Angeles Philharmonic, the Cleveland and Philadelphia Orchestras, the Boston, Chicago, Toronto, Montreal, Melbourne and Sydney Symphonies.

This year’s Annual Festival will take place at The Centennial Memorial Temple in New York, NY on April 26, 2015.  Click here to purchase tickets.

For more information about Sara Groves or Bramwell Tovey, please visit their websites.