Band This Week: Nov 25 – 30, Carol Band Gigs

Band This Week: Nov 25 – 30, Carol Band Gigs


1.) Band Classes in A & B Block

Monday – Band 10 in A Block.

Tuesday – Band 9 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.

Wednesday – Band 10 in A Block.

Thursday – Band 9 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.

Friday – Band 10 in A Block.

Band 9 and Band 10 Practice Cards – Continue recording for Week #12


2.) Morning, Lunch, After School Rehearsals

MondayBlue Band Rehearsal at 7:15am. Carol Band at Lunch. Pit Orchestra rehearsal after school 3:15pm – 4:45pm. 

Tuesday –  Junior Jazz Band at 7:15am. Intermediate Jazz Band at Lunch. Combo rehearsals & Extra help available 3:15pm – 4:45pm.

Wednesday – Senior Jazz Band at 7:15am. Junior Jazz Band at Lunch. Drumline rehearsal 2:00pm – 3:00pm, Coffee Night from 6pm – 8pm in the Theatre. 

Thursday – Intermediate Jazz Band at 7:15am. Carol Band at Lunch. Pit Orchestra rehearsal 3:15pm – 4:45pm.

FridayGreen Band Rehearsal at 7:15am. Music Council Meeting at Lunch. Drumline rehearsal after school 1:30pm – 3:00pm. 


3.) Coffee Night – Wednesday Night

All are welcome to join the Music Program Coffee Night on Wednesday, November 27 from 6pm – 8pm. Garage Bands, combos, in ANY genre are welcome to perform. Any lyrics MUST be family friendly and school apropriate.

Students acts must sign up on the bulletin board by the theatre by Tuesday AM. Students wishing to log volunteer hours can do so by signing up to help with stage crew.

Please contact Serena Lam if you need more information.

4.) Carol Band Performances

Carol Band performances are starting to come together. Please note the following *BIG* performances. Do not be late for call times.  You are responsible for knowing your music, attending rehearsals, and all the details (below), INCLUDING working out your own transportation. Be musically prepared and help each other out (car pool). 

Carol Band members are responsible for: instrument, music, folding stand or Manhasset stand (borrow from the band room but please return!), own transportation (car pool) and instrument transportation, casual but neat attire (with toque and scarf) unless full uniforms (Blazer, whites, tie, shoes, toque, and scarf) are called for, any schoolwork missed.


Thursday, December 5 – Christmas Lights Across Canada (National Light Up)

BC Legislature Building – Upper Rotunda       6:45pm – 7:15pm

(6:00pm call time, full uniform show, bring a black Manhasset music stand)


Saturday, December 7 – Deck The Hall Winter Lights Celebration

Saanich Municipal Hall – Council Chambers          6:00pm – 6:30pm

(5:30pm call time, full uniform show, bring a black Manhasset music stand)


*** Details for performances at Abbeyfield Hospital, Glengarry Hospital, Mount Tolmie Hospital and Garth Homer Hospitals will be released after I finalize details with program coordinators at these locations. Performances will be during C and D blocks, during school hours.


Have a great week. Please be prepared for rehearsals. Our Winter Concerts are three weeks away.

Mr. Davis