Please note the following upcoming band performances!
Wed. May 29 – Music Council Coffee Night #2 (Student-formed groups. Sign up by the theatre or talk to Zoe W. or Astrid N to be put on the program. 6pm start. Reynolds Theatre. Admission by donation to the music program. All welcome!)
Fri. May 31 – Limelight Youth Art Showcase (“Emergency Jazz” Combo. 6:15pm call time. 7pm start. Cedar Hill Rec. Centre.)
Emergency Jazz, please check your email for gig details.
Sat. June 1 – Oak Bay Tea Party Parade (Marching Band. 9am call, 10:30am parade start. Windsor Park in Oak Bay.)
Sun. June 2 – The Gutsy Walk (Jr., Int., Sr. Jazz Bands, Drumline. 8:30am call, 9:30am start. Gorge Esquimalt Park.)
A running order will be available later this week. A student set-up/stage crew is needed. Please sign up on the band room door.
Parent help needed! Please advise if you are able to help with moving: amps, gear, equipment. (7:45am call time at the school… sorry!)
Tue. June 4 – Cedar Hill Band Concert (Intermediate Jazz Band. 4:30pm call time. Cedar Hill Middle School.)
A running order will be available later this week.
Fri. June 21 – Year End Band Concert (All Concert and Jazz Bands. 6pm call, 7pm start. UVic Farquhar Auditorium.)
We will vote on year end repertoire on Monday and Tuesday in classes. You decide on what we play!
PLEASE NOTE THE CHANGE IN DATE (to avoid conflicts with exams).
Tickets sales begin this week – more details coming! A set-up/stage crew is needed. Please sign up on the band room door.
Sun. June 31 to Mon. July 1 – Whistler Canada Day Trip (Marching Band. 5:15am call time at Reynolds.
More details to follow. We will have a few Whistler Band practices for those marching in Whistler. Schedule TBA next week. 🙂
We are in the home stretch! As you can see, we remain busy right until the end of the year. Thank you for your hard work and focus in these final weeks. You continue to be outstanding human beings! Please take care of yourselves and each other and don’t forget to FINISH STRONG.
Ms. Kerr’s Students – The Choir and Strings Schedule remains the same as usual this week. Vocal Jazz on Monday at Lunch with Mr. Poon – Please be prepared for rehearsal and ready to sing.
Congratulations to the Grads of 2019! I am proud of you and proud to be your teacher! I hope you had fun on Saturday night at the Dinner/Dance and Dry Grad.
Thank you to our Drumline for their performance at the MS Walk this morning! It was an early start to the day but this dedicated group kicked off the walk in style!
1.) Band Classes in A & B Block
Monday – Band 9 in A Block.
Tuesday – Band 10 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.
Wednesday – Band 9 in A Block.
Thursday – Band 10 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.
Friday – Band 10 in A Block. Band 11/12 in B Block.
Band 9 and Band 10 Practice Cards – Continue recording for Week #38.
Term 4 Band 9, 10, 11/12 Requirements DUE: June 14th by 5pm. No extensions. No lates accepted.
2.) Morning, Lunch, After School Rehearsals
Monday – Blue Band Rehearsal at 7:15am. Extra help available at Lunch. Extra help available after school 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Tuesday – Junior Jazz Band at 7:15am. Intermediate Jazz Band at Lunch. Jazz Combo rehearsals 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Wednesday – Marching Band Rehearsal at 7:15am. Junior Jazz Band at Lunch. Drumline & MB Trombone Front Rank rehearsal 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Thursday – Intermediate Jazz Band at 7:15am. Senior Jazz Band at Lunch. Extra help available after school 3:15pm – 4:45pm.
Friday – Marching Band Rehearsal at 7:15am. Music Council Meeting at Lunch. Drumline & MB Trombone Front Rank rehearsal 1:15pm.
Check out the amazing Band Concert Poster by the lovely and talented Andrea de Lange! Thanks, Andrea!!!