We are ready to go for our trip to Port Alberni for the Vancouver Island Concert Band Festival! Thanks to everyone that has put in so much time to practice and rehearse for this festival. I hope you are all excited!
PLEASE READ THE TRIP RUNNING ORDER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :-)
Thursday, April 9th Arrival Information:
Loading Crew Call Time = 7:15am
Call Time For All Students = 7:45am (No lates please!)
Busses Depart = 8:30am
PLEASE PACK A LUNCH, SNACKS, AND A WATER BOTTLE. Dinner will be at Boston Pizza in Port Alberni and there will be a rest stop each way but please make sure you have a lunch and snacks.
Please ensure that you bring the appropriate uniforms:
Jr. Concert Band = Black pants, pressed white shirt, long black socks, band shoes, green sweater, yellow tie.
Sr. Concert Band = Black pants, pressed white shirt, long black socks, Spectrum blazer, orange tie.
**Wear your shirt, pants, and band shoes/socks but keep the other parts accessible. Bring a change of clothes for after the festival.
**Students who are missing uniform parts will not be permitted to perform.
As always, I am pleased to welcome parent chaperones on the trip. Accompanying myself and our student teacher on the trip will be Carol Davis, Jen Lindsay, Tamara Zicari, Russ Forster, Lynda Charchuk, and Jacquie Hawey. Thank you for giving up your time to travel with our students!
There will be 85 students traveling so flexibility and patience is required. Successful past excursions have incorporated the motto, “Group first. Self second” with all participants working together together for the best possible team travel experience.
See you tomorrow!