HSSB Mission Statement

The mission of the Hannaford Street Silver Band is to honour the positive traditions of this art form and place it in a contemporary Canadian context.

The HSSB’s annual series of concerts, youth programming, publishing, and other activities are based on the following ideals:

• Build community amongst musicians and audiences

• Celebrate this art form in a contemporary context with a unique Canadian view

• Breakdown access barriers to professionally produced music and art

• Redefine what a brass band is capable of and strive for the highest possible musical and organizational
standards in pursuit of innovative Canadian creative projects

• Promote Canadian soloists, conductors, and composers

• Reflect the diverse cultures within Toronto and Canada

Facilitate innovative creative projects and collaborate with the very best of Canada’s diverse cultures and outstanding artists