Division Rehearsal notes

For Senior Division Class members please see the attached rehearsal notes for January 17th.

  • Please pay band fees if you have not already done so
  • The seniors have been asked to play at the opening of the new Safeway store at Lawson Heights from 1-2pm on February 4th. Please confirm attendence asasp,
  • Resonate forms must be filled in and returned or complete online.

PSSD East Hub Jan 17

Concert thanks!

Thank you to all our wonderful students, parents, staff, admins, BPA members and Lakeview Church for a great concert last night. A great marker for all the students to build upon as we move into 2018.

We are into our last week of music classes before the break.

Wednesday 13th: Aberdeen (All grade 5 and 6)

Thursday 14th: Allan  and AGO

Friday 15th: Clavet (Senior gift exchange) 5 and 6 all.

Monday 16th: Colonsay and AGO

Tuesday 19th: 7-12 report comments and update sent out.

We are still looking for band parent association members. Please contact Mr. Martin of you can help in any capacity.

30 hours until concert time.. ish. More concert reminders.


Some Key Point Reminders for Tomorrows Concert

Venue Lakeview Chuch  –>  Map and Directions at this link                      https://goo.gl/maps/Hu7XQHFiCDu

Letters/Docs for Winter Concert: please click on the relevant documents if you haven’t read them:

Winter Concert 17 Student letter      PSSD East Beginner Parent Letter

Winter Concert December 11th            Band Picture order form 2017

Photo/Picture Forms – Please hand these in to Mrs. Schmidt when you get to the Church. If you want a picture but don’t have a form filled in there will be forms there and payment can also be made at a later time with D & M Images.

Senior Division Band Members – Remember to bring two Dozen baking items to sell at the bake sale. The proceeds will go towards a year end activity for you.

Sock Drive – If you have any new pairs of socks to donate to charity please bring them tomorrow to the concert.

Bus Times: See the previous post below for getting a bus after school

Final Division Rehearsal before December 11th Division Rehearsal

Tomorrow is the final division classes and rehearsal for students in Grade 7-12, prior to next Mondays Concert. Please be there and prepared to work hard.

Next weeks Busses to the concert: (all grade 5, 6 and 7-12 students will be bused to the concert venue but need a ride home)

BUS #1 – Colonsay – 3:10; Allan – 3:25 – Lakeview Church – Bus 324 – Dawn Loessin

Bus #2 – Hanley – 3:05; Dundurn – 3:25; SCP – 3:45 – Lakeview Church – Bus 400 – Brenda King

Bus #3 – Aberdeen – 3:05 – Lakeview Church – Bus 250 – Gail Semchyshen

Bus #4 – Clavet – 3:20 – Lakeview Church – Bus 176 – Paul Baby

Bus #5 – Clavet – 3:20 – Lakeview Church – Bus 177 – Rick Gartner

Resonate Gala Concert this Wednesday. Winter Concert two weeks away Dec 11th.

The Division “Song” Class and Senior Percussion Ensemble will be performing this coming Wednesday at the Bassment Jazz Club in Saskatoon for the Annual Resonate Gala (fundraiser) concert. Come out and cheer them on as they join students from across the entire division and the Staff House Band.

Performing:    Rockapella (Division “Song” Class)

                        Bucket Bashers (Senior Percussionists)

Akira Patry, Alec Liebel,  Drayden MacEwan, Kade Duncalfe & Vaughn Pitzel

Date:   November 29th, 2017

Show Time:  7 pm, doors open at 6:40 pm

Student Arrival Time: 6:20 pm

Venue: The Bassment, 202 4th Avenue, Saskatoon


  • Performing students do not need tickets
  • Tickets for parents & guests as follows:
    • $20/adult
    • $10/18 & under
    • $40/family (of 4)
  • Poinsettias & other items available for auction
  • All proceeds go to the 2018 Resonate Student Music Conference

Tickets may be purchased from your school office or from your Music Teacher.

Division Classes in Allan tmrw (grade 7-12)

Just a reminder to all grade 7-12 students our penultimate division band rehearsal and curricular classes at Allan before the winter concert is tomorrow. It is vital all 7-12 students attend.

Winter Repertoire:

Fields of Clover – Somewhere in my memory – Krampus

We will also be rehearsing for the Resonate Gala concert, next Wednesday November 29th. The song class and percussion ensemble will be taking part.

No Band retreat for grade 5 and 6 November 22nd – Winter Concert Details

With apologies for the late notice there is unfortunately no grade 5/6 Retreat on November 22nd. All grade 5’s and 6’s will rehearse and have pictures at the Term 1 performance -Winter concert.  THERE IS DIVISION CLASSES IN ALLAN FOR GRADE 7-12.

The Winter Concert takes place on December 11th at Lakeview Church at 7pm but students will be bused directly from their home school at the end of the day to Lakeview church. They will however need taking home after the concert.

There will be a winter market in the lobby before the concert any interested vendors please contact one of the Band Parents and see the below information.

What? – Term 1 performance and Winter Concert for all Music Students at Lakeview Church.

  • Grade 5 – Performing:  Selections from their solfege soundstart sheets and Jingle Bells
  • Grade 6 – Performing:  The Kings Flourish, Kickstart, selections from Soundstart
  • Division Band – Performing:  Fields of Clover, Somewhere in my Memory, Krampus

Who? All music students from Grade 5-12.

When? December 11th.

  • 3pm onwards – Students bused from their home schools to Lakeview Church
  • 4pm-5pm Grade 6 rehearsal and pictures
  • 5-6pm Grade 5 rehearsal and pictures
  • 6pm Division Band rehearsal and Pictures
  • 5-7pm – Winter Markets in Lakeview Atrium
  • 6:30pm – Concert doors open
  • 7pm – Concert start
  • 8:15pm – Concert finish


  • Lakeview Church (Site 510, Box 15, RR5, Saskatoon, SK S7K 3J8)

Concert Dress:

  • Grade 5 and 6:  Smart Dress, White shirt/blouse, Tie optional, Black Dress Pants/Skirt (no joggers), Black Dress shoes (no runner or sneakers)
  • Grade 7-12: Black Pants, Socks and Shoes (no runners) Division Polo shirt will be provided.

What to bring:

  • Music, Instrument, Concert Dress, Supper or spending money for the winter market, Socks for the sock drive, baking for the bake sale (7-12 only).

Winter Concert notes! – December 11th

With the Winter concert fast approaching on December 11th here are a few notes below: *Students will be bused after school from their homes school to Lakeview that evening and will need to bring supper. (Christmas concert note coming very soon with more information)

Band Pictures

Band Pictures will take place prior to the concert at Lakeview Church. You can order using the below form. Please hand in your forms to your band teacher or school admin assistant no later than December 8th.

Band order form 2017

Week Ahead – BPA A.G.M. @ Clavet School Thursday

This coming Wednesday is Division hub classes in Allan. Students are working on their Winter Concert repertoire and are continuing work on their individual skills for term 1.


At 6pm on Thursday November 9th the Band Parents Association AGM will take place in Clavet school. If you have any input, want to be involved in the growth and sustainability of the music programs in the division, the BPA or are willing to help out in any capacity or way please come along or get in touch with Mr. Martin or a BPA representative. Likee

Dates for November:

November 8th – Allan Division Classes

November 9th – BPA Annual General Meeting

November 21st – Leadership Workshops in Regina*   (Senior leaders)

November 22nd –  Picture Day, Grade 5 and 6 mass rehearsals, Division Classes

November 29th – Resonate Gala Concert 7pm @ Basement, featuring PSSD East Percussion, Song Class and Wind/Brass Small Ensembles. Tickets available at any school or through your band teacher.