Mary Gillard, conductor of the New Horizons Band described the band's history and objectives.  As a special guest Jim Kirwin was featured in a video of the band.  The London New Horizon Band was the first chapter of this project in Canada.  The band gives individuals who may have played in a school band in their youth a change to pick up their instruments again.  The band also provides individuals who have wanted to play an instruments the chance to learn.  the band's members range from their 20s to 80s.  
The benefits of the band are social opportunities, learning, coordination and mental sharpness.