Vocal Jazz for the Win!

Vocal Jazz for the Win!

The Gardiner Shield Award for Outstanding Choral Performance by a secondary choir at the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival has been won by Reynolds Vocal Jazz! They were asked to perform at the Choral Highlights concert this coming Thursday at 7pm at First Metropolitan Church. They will be accepting the award at this event. To get ready for that performance there will be a meeting Monday at lunch with Fiona to determine who is able to attend and a Vocal Jazz sectional on Tuesday at lunch. That’s a very impressive award everyone. Congratulations.

Choir and Strings Updates!

Choir and Strings Updates!

Firstly, congratulations to Reynolds Vocal Jazz for winning the Gardiner Shield Award for Outstanding Choral Performance by a secondary choir at the Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival! They were also asked to perform at the Choral Highlights concert this coming Thursday…tbd if we can make it work while I am away! Please note that I am away this week with the Band Tour in Edmonton, however I have brought some great teachers in to work with you while I am away. Please come to class on time and ready to work, numbers will be down in some classes but you...

Band This Week: April 16-20, Tour!, Class Schedule

Band This Week: April 16-20, Tour!, Class Schedule

Hi All!  Thank you to everyone that made this weekend so amazing for the Reynolds Music Program!  Thank you to our Senior Concert Band and Drumline for their performances at Lakehill Little League on Saturday! Reynolds kids were flexible, patient with the time lines, and classy as always. Bravo to Emily Green for stepping up and volunteering to sing O’ Canada – Great work!  Thank you to the amazing students and parents (Rob de Lange, Nicolle Underwood, Stefan Niemann, Andrea Lauzon, and Ann-Marie Gilbert to name a few!) that came to the school to help with loading gear, helped with...

Edmonton Tour Information

Edmonton Tour Information

TOUR IS HERE! … and I am SO excited! Thank you tour band members and parents for attending the information meeting on Thursday night. I am really looking forward to the next week. While we will be performing and doing musical activities, the big focus of this tour is team-building for the junior bands (the future of the Reynolds Bands!).  I am delighted to have an amazing team of chaperones who will provide the highest standard of care for kids. Thank you Ms. Kerr, Bobbi Renton, Marilyn Miller, Neala St. Hilaire, and Cheryl McKinnon!  Good luck with packing! Don’t forget...

Find Out What Happened at the RMPA Meeting…

Find Out What Happened at the RMPA Meeting…

RMPA Minutes Apr 12, 2018 8pm, Conference Room at Reynolds Secondary   Present: Tracy Laramee, Andrea Delange, Andrea Lauzon, Hélène Poulin, Ruth Smith, Kelly Edwards, Jamie Davis, Katy Kerr, Tracy Byrne 1.       Chair’s Report – Tracy L Plans for the last couple of months are being organized otherwise everything is going well. 2.       Music Council – Sam Band Scavenger hunt is being organized for after the Victoria Day, Board game night is being organized; date to be determined. May 2nd 5:30 in the theatre – coffee night May 11th – leadership night coffee night with music performances. May 11th –...

Blue Band & Drum Line – Lakehill Little League Running Order

Blue Band & Drum Line – Lakehill Little League Running Order

Hello Blue Band and Drum Line Families, (Junior Drum Line Members… Sorry for the late addition! If you are able to make this one it would be really awesome! Lakehill just got back to me and would LOVE to have our drum line march their players on to the field. Please advise if you are able to make it). The Blue Band will provide background music as the park loads, perform O’Canada, and perform Take Me Out To The Ball Game to open Lakehill’s 60th season.  Please read the running order for our performance on Saturday at Lakehill Little League....

Tour Information Sheet & Packing List

Tour Information Sheet & Packing List

Hello Tour Band Families! Please read the Green Band – Tour Information Sheet & Packing List Information Items Include: 1.) Packing List. 2.) Travel Insurance 3.) Money: Fees, meals, extra spending money. 4.) Healthy Travel 5.) Important Meeting: See you on Thursday, 7pm in the Theatre! 6.) Uniforms 7.) Chaperones 8.) Group Travel 9.) Facebook Updates and Photos 10.) Contact Numbers (In Case of Emergencies) Keep up the good work in tour band! Things are coming along nicely. 🙂 Remember that we have rehearsals on Thursday at Lunch and Friday before school.  Thank you for getting your homework forms in on...

Band This Week: April 9 – 13 / Term 3 End, Lakehill Little League, Manure Sale, Tour

Hi Everyone! Thanks for a great first week back! Thank you for your hard work getting back into the swing of things at Reynolds. Thank you to everyone that supported our Manure and Seed Sale Fundraisers! BIG Thank you’s go out to Tracy Byrne and Kelly Edwards for coordinating these fundraisers as well! The big day is on Saturday, April 14th BUT… We are still in need of 17 students to fill shifts on Saturday, April 14th! Please sign up on the main page of www.reynoldsmusic.ca. Lots of students have been completing their Term 3 requirements this weekend. Thank you for...

Choir/Strings/Vocal Jazz Updates

Hello all, We have some exciting events already happening during our second week back, so please read through and plan accordingly! Congratulations to those that made it into Chamber Choir, I had to make some tough cuts, but everyone that auditioned did an incredible job and I am so excited to work with both Concert and Chamber Choir! If you have any questions about your audition, please come see me and I will be happy to meet with you! Manure Fundraiser is coming up, please check the website to sign up and tell people to come and support our music...