Congratulations to everyone involved in marching band this fall! The Grey Cup Parade was a huge success and students should feel very proud of themselves for what they accomplished together. There were so many cheers, positive comments, and thank-you’s along the route. The weather was COLD (-4) but there were no complaints – THAT’S strength of character, folks! Thank you to all of the parent chaperones that came along on the trip (supervising, loading, braiding hair, uniform checks, scarf tying… The whole 9 yarsds!). We couldn’t have done it without you. Thanks again to all of you. I am so proud of our band and our school!
1.) Band Classes
Monday – Grade 9s and 10s are going SKATING with their PE classes!
Tuesday – Combined Band 9 and 10 class in Period 1, Band 11/12 in Period 2.
Wednesday - Band 9 in Period 1
Thursday - Band 10 in Period 1, Band 11/12 in Period 2.
Friday – Band 10 in Period 1, Band 11/12 in Period 2.
*Band 9/10 Practice Cards – Submit Week 9 for marking. Start week 10. :)
2.) Morning/Lunch/After School Rehearsals
Monday – Morning, Lunch and after-school rehearsals CANCELLED. You’ve earned it!
Tuesday – Sr. Jazz Band at 7:30am, Jr. Jazz Band at Lunch, CAROL BAND REHEARSAL AFTER SCHOOL (See me for music! Open to all grade 9-12 students)
Wednesday – Sr. Concert Band at 7:30am, Sr. Jazz Band at Lunch, Pit Orchestra at 3:15pm
Thursday – Jr. Jazz Band at 7:30am, Sr. Jazz Band at Lunch, Pit Orchestra at 3:15pm
Friday – Jr. Concert Band at 7:30am, Extra help available at lunch and after school!
3.) Upcoming Performances
Tuesday, December 9th – Spectrum Band Winter Concert – All bands will be performing at 7:00pm in the Old Gym. Admission is by donation of hamper items (to go to Spectrum families in need). More details to follow.
Saturday, December 13th – Victoria Tuba Christmas – Come here the Spectrum tubas and euphoniums perform Christmas carols at 1:00pm in Market Square (with 50-70 tubas!) If you’ve never heard or seen Tuba Christmas, you’re in for a real treat! See me if you are interested in participating.
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