Final/Spring Fling Concert

Spring Concert – Monday, June 1st – Final Details

  • Where

o   Lakeview Church (Same as Winter Concert)

  • When

o   The Seniors and Advanced students will be picked up after school and taken directly to Lakeview Church so we can have a quick on stage rehearsal and get everything set up beforehand. Remember to bring a packed supper and concert dress!

  • Bus 1: Colonsay, Allan and Clavet
  • Bus 2: Aberdeen
  • Bus 3: Hanley, Dundurn and SCP

o   The Beginner students are to arrive at 6:15PM in their concert dress (white dress shirt/blouse, black dress pants or skirt, black socks/leggings and black shoes) with music and instrument (and reeds).

  • Other

o   There will be music in the foyer at Lakeview Church starting around 6:30PM (including the Junior Jazz Band).

o   The main concert will start at 7:00PM

o   Students will NOT be bussed back to their schools. Parents need to pick them up and drive them home.

  •     * Parent Volunteer Request*

o   We will need some parent volunteers to help supervise rooms before the concert starts. If you are available please email Mr. Martin or Mr. Streisel before Monday, June 1st.

Please do not hesitate in contacting either band director with any questions or concerns.

Sincerely,

Will Martin & Adam Streisel

Band Directors Prairie Spirit East

Will.martin@spiritsd.ca

Adam.streisel@spiritsd.ca

 

Beginner/Advanced Retreat – May 23rd

The annual Beginner and Advanced band day retreat is almost upon us. On May 23rd All Beginner and Advanced Band students need to attend the retreat at Clavet. This is a hugely important event for several reasons. This is the only chance beginning students will have to meet as a group to prepare for the June 1st Final Concert and also the chance to work with a guest director. All students also get to work intensively with instrument specific professional musicians from across Saskatchewan to help with their individual parts.

 

Where:    Clavet School

When:     All students need to be at Clavet for 8:50am to start at 9am.

What:    Students need to bring; music, instrument, pencil, water bottle and a packed lunch.

Students will be provided with a pizza party supper.

Dress:      Casual

Schedule

 

8:50am – Arrive

9-10:30       – Beginning Band Sectionals with Guest Musicians

Advanced Band Rehearsal

10:30-11    – Break

11-12:30    – Advanced Band Sectionals with Guest Musicians

Beginning Band Rehearsal

12:30-1:15   –  Lunch

1:15-2:15    – Joint Rehearsal with Dr. Peter Meechan

2:15-2:30      – Break

2:30 – 4:00    – Activities

4-6pm          – Pizza party and Film

6pm – Depart

 

Please do not hesitate in contacting either band director with any questions or concerns.

 

Sincerely

 

Will Martin                                                                       Adam Streisel

Band Director Prairie Spirit East                                Band Director Prairie Spirit East

Will.martin@spiritsd.ca                                              Adam.streisel@spiritsd.ca

Tel: 306 281 9930                                                       Tel: 306 262 2326

No Music Monday Evening Concert

Hello,

Unfortunately due to several other groups not being able to commit to the Division Music Monday Concert at Lakeview Church the evening concert will be postponed until next year. Normal evening rehearsals for Advanced band will take place at Clavet. Senior Rehearsal will not happen due to the tour.

Division Rehearsal Cancelled – Monday 23rd March

With several schools being closed tomorrow and the 7-12 Clavet Ski Trip happening, Division Rehearsal has reluctantly been cancelled for Monday March 23rd. Our last rehearsal before the Easter break will take place on Monday May 30th.

Students in the meantime need to practice at home on the following pieces:

Advanced Band:

–   Afterburn          – Harry Potter     — Ancient Voices

Senior Band:

–  Paper Cut      – John Williams Collection    – Zenith

Optimist Festival 2015

With the Regina Optimist Festival fast approaching both the Senior and Advanced groups have been scheduled and travel information can be found here:

Advanced Optimist letter                 Optimist letter senior

Tuesday March 17th – Advanced Band  (Performance at 1pm)

All students leave from Clavet 8:30am and Hanley 9:00am

Wednesday March 18th – Senior Band (Performance at 4:45pm)

All students leave from Clavet 12:00pm (rehearsal 10-11:45am) and Hanley 12:30pm