Hello everyone I hope you all had a great long weekend filled with relaxation and hopefully some practice time as well! Report cards are coming up so please make sure all of your playing tests are in this week and your attendance is consistent. Last week was filled with great musical moments so let’s keep that going!
Thank you all for your support and to Mr. Davis for holding down the fort while I was away for BCMEA this past week. I was so impressed with all that happened in musical theatre and I can’t wait to see it in person tomorrow!
A HUGE congratulations to SARAH, ALEX, BELLA and MILLIE for their incredible performances at BCMEA in Richmond last night, I was so proud of each one of you – your strong work ethic, kindness and talent shone through – I hope you all had a great time!
Hawaii Updates are posted here, so Senior Students please double check. I could use a few more singers so if you are interested, it isn’t too late but we need to know by the end of this week. Please read this if you are going or if you are interested in going: https://reynoldsmusic.ca/hawaii-update/
Strings playing tests are due THIS FRIDAY, if you want to audition in person I will have time Wednesday at lunch in my office. You can also submit videos by email to me. Report cards are due next week so no exceptions on submitting your test late. Playing tests are found here: https://reynoldsmusic.ca/strings-playing-test-term-1/
Remembrance Day Performances and the First Band Concert of the Year is coming up, so let’s get to work and have a great first set of performances!
Here are your Updates for the Week:
Monday October 28
11:17-12:12 Vocal Jazz -we will look at some new music tomorrow and do some review. Please be on time and let’s get to work.
3:25-5:00 Musical Theatre, Running Sweet and Lowdown with EVERYONE, I would like to review some scenes and work with a couple of soloists tomorrow – Sam and Alexis:) I would also like to start music on Demon Rum with the Vice Squad -I’ll tell you who that will be tomorrow:)
Tuesday October 29
7:15-8:20am Junior Choir in Annex C, please be there on time and we will work through our music-especially We Remember Them, have that ready! Please start reinforcing what we go over in personal practice time:) Orange group will be in Choir this week and blue group will be in Jazz band.
11:17-12:12 Senior Vocal Jazz in Annex C. Bring your lunch and we will look at some new music. I would also like to talk about possible times for our retreat in order for everyone to participate. I have also put practice and listening tracks for you here: https://reynoldsmusic.ca/vocal-jazz-practice-listening-tracks/
3:25-4:45 Senior Choir in Annex C, Please be on time and BE prepared, we will be learning some new sections in our music and running We Remember Them- have it ready! HALLOWEEN CANDY WILL BE AVAILABLE.
Wednesday October 30
7:15-8:20am Strings in the Theatre. Please be on time and try to come early if you tend to have tuning issues with your instrument. Please ensure you have put in practice time before this rehearsal and ensure you have a copy of your playing test for the term!
2:00-3:00 Junior Choir, This day is early dismissal so we will be finished by 3:00pm- HALLOWEEN CANDY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR THOSE IN ATTENDANCE:) Please be on time and ready to sing! We will be looking at some new sections of our music. Ensure that you have a uniform of ALL BLACK ready for our performance next week. That is black pants, dress shirt, black socks and black shoes. You can wear a black skirt or dress as long as you wear black tights and no spaghetti straps – look classy and get in those payments for scarves/ties and choral folders this week.
Thursday October 31
7:15-8:20am Senior Choir, please be ON TIME and ready to sing, we have a lot of music to still work on, so let’s keep this train moving!
11:17-12:12 Strings, please be on time and ready to play. Bring your lunch and let’s get some playing done!
3:25-4:30 Musical Theatre, everyone needs to be in attendance and we will start some dancing on Fascinating Rhythm with Kanika run through some new music. Nadia and Arlo please take a look at Nice Work If You Can Get it and I’ll work on it a bit with you. WE WILL END BY 4:30 BECAUSE HALLOWEEN
Friday Nov 1
Musical Theatre Crew– First Crew meeting of the year, please meet in Room 143 across from the band room! We will start working on a few projects and look at the design for the set and search for some items we will need in the dungeons.
Looking forward to a great week now that you have rested up:) Let’s make some great music!