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Music Exams

Three BBJ quintets were examined by officials from the London-based Associated Board of the Royal School of Music (ABRSM) in Medan on Sept 5. Two brass quintets were examined in the intermediate category and one in the primary category. All passed. Read about it here. 

Performance at Sun Plaza

On Indonesia's Independence Day, August 17, 2014 BBJ gave a special performance at Medan's Sun Plaza.

North Sumatra Music Camp

BBJ members attended a special music camp in Brastagi organised by the Salvation Army's North Sumatra division from July 29 to August 3, 2014. Apart from about 60 brass players, there were also 20 choir members and about 10 others learning to play the timbrel. Read about it here.

BBJ Cirebon tour

In December 2013 BBJ travelled to Cirebon in Java to participate in the celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of the Salvation Army's work in the city. 

BBJ sends band trainer to Bekasi

BBJ sent band trainer Ganda Sinaga to Bekasi corps to help establish a Salvation Army band in this satellite city of Jakarta in early December 2013. The move came only a few months after BBJ sent two band trainers to Surabaya in July 2013. 

Second hand instruments were provided from Singapore on loan. Should the project be successful, these will then be donated. 

BBJ tuba player Lasnointer Marbun is already in the process of establishing an SA band in Yogyakarta. Read about it here.  

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So Near Yet So Far

Talented BBJ tuba player Lasnointer Marbun wanted badly to study music in Singapore, a relatively expensive proposition. But in the end, it was English, not money, that stood in his way.

This article was published in the Singapore Straits Times on August 6, 2011.

Read more: So Near Yet So Far

Remembering

Former BBJ sousaphone player Faigiduho Zagota went to be with the Lord early on Easter Sunday morning, April 24, 2011.

Read more: Remembering

Junior Band Reformed!

In early July 2011, 17 learners were accepted into BBJ's newly reconstituted junior band after they passed an internal examination.

Read more: Junior Band Reformed!

Learning to give

In December 2010, BBJ members raised Rp 250,000 (US$28) from their meagre resources to help fund a Christmas party for children living in a remote village on Nias, one of the poorest islands in Indonesia.

Read more: Learning to give

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