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Mr. William Himes

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Music Administrator

Local Address: Des Plaines, Illinois, United States
The Salvation Army
615 Slaters Lane
Alexandria , Virginia 22313
United States

Company Description: The Salvation Army is one of the largest and most diverse social welfare providers in the world. The Australian Southern Territory has more than 600 centres...   more

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    Chicago Staff Band


  • Master of Music degree
    University of Michigan
  • Bachelor Degree
    University of Michigan
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William ..., 22 Feb 2010 [cached]
William Himes
William Himes
Well-known for his compositions and arrangements, William Himes has more than seventy publications to his credit. These, along with numerous manuscripts awaiting publication, are continually featured on international broadcasts and recordings.
Mr. Himes earned his Bachelor and Master of Music degrees from the University of Michigan. For five years he taught instrumental music in the public schools of Flint, Michigan, where he was also adjunct lecturer in low brass at the University of Michigan-Flint. Mr. Himes continues to be in demand as conductor, composer, lecturer, clinician and euphonium soloist and has appeared throughout the United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden, Denmark, Norway and the United Kingdom.
Since 1977, Mr. Himes has been music director of the Salvation Army's Central Territory, which encompasses the eleven Midwestern states. In this capacity he is also conductor of the Chicago Staff Band, an internationally recognized ensemble which has led on successful tours of Panama, Mexico, Chile, Canada, Singapore, The Philippines, Hong Kong, England and Australia. The band's 1987 tour of England included performances in the Royal Albert Hall and Buckingham Palace, where Mr. Himes was privileged to meet The Majesty Queen Elizabeth.
Salvation Army: Music in Their Souls, 11 Oct 2005 [cached]
"God's gift of music … was a major vehicle to first attracting the ear and then the heart of the listener," explains William Himes, Music and Gospel Arts Director for the Salvation Army in Chicago.
Company News On Call, 16 Feb 2002 [cached]
"We are delighted to represent The Salvation Army at this historic event," said William Himes, Director of the Chicago Staff Band."We hope our music will inspire athletes and visitors alike as we celebrate the tradition and excitement of the Winter Games."
In addition to the band's brass and percussion renditions, Himes said The Salvation Army will staff 15 water stations to assist thirsty Olympic-goers throughout the Games.According to Himes, six Salvation Army mobile canteen units and eight hospitality tents will also be deployed around the Olympic campus to serve warm beverages and food to volunteers and others.
"We are grateful to the Salt Lake Olympic Committee for inviting The Salvation Army to serve at this international gathering.We hope our music and our refreshments will add to the enjoyment of the Winter Olympics," Himes concluded.
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The Salvation Army of Muskegon ..., 29 Jan 2015 [cached]
The Salvation Army of Muskegon will be hosting a free public concert on Saturday, February 21 featuring The Salvation Army Chicago Staff Band under the direction of director/composer Bill Himes.
Under the leadership of conductor ..., 15 Jan 2013 [cached]
Under the leadership of conductor William Himes, the Staff Band is known for its innovative music and quality performances, the result of dedication and effort of its band members who volunteer their many hours of service without remuneration.
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