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In Division Tour reminder and Update *June 2nd pickup times altered*

Just a last minute reminder about the Intermediate Band tour tomorrow. Students need to be at their homes schools to get bused to our concert venues.   June 1st – Pickups *below are departure times* get there early!        Colonsay 7:30am  Allan 7:50        Aberdeen 7:30am  Dundurn (gas station) 8:30 Concert… Read more »

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Upcoming Events June 1st/2nd and 6th

Dear Students, Parents/Guardians, Please see below information on this coming weeks concerts. There is a lot happening! In-division tour – Intermediate/Senior Band All Intermediate and Senior band students are embarking on their annual In-division tour on Wednesday June 1st. (Intermediates) and Thursday June 2nd (Seniors) This tour serves both to display our programs progress for… Read more »

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Retreat Thanks

Thank you to all attendees for today’s Beginner/Intermediate retreat. Aside from the rehearsals and sectionals which were hugely beneficial with our Final concert coming up on June 6th, students made friends and took part in lots of diverse activities including conquering the 70 foot inflatable obstacle course! Special thanks to our fantastic clinicians Koryn Graham (Flute)… Read more »

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Retreat reminder – for tomorrow!

Hello, This Saturday starts a very busy few weeks for our music programs with In-division tour for the Intermediate Band (June 1st) and Senior Band (June 2nd) then our Spring Fling concert at Lakeview Church on June 6th A reminder for all students to be at Clavet no later than 8:50am tomorrow morning so we… Read more »

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May 28th Band Retreat – please RSVP

The annual Beginner and Intermediate band day retreat is almost upon us. On May 28th it is pivotal that All Beginner and Intermediate Band students 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… Read more »

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Upcoming Events

Hello,     Hope you had a fantastic weekend! As we move into the busiest and most frantic part of the year for both our schools and music programs please take note of the upcoming events and PSSD East Band Programs.   Fundraisers Final Call May 16th. The Final call for the tea fundraiser is Monday May… Read more »

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Tea Fundraiser – Final Call – Bring to Division Rehearsal Tmrw

Just a further reminder to the message sent out last week. If anyone has any tea fundraiser forms and money please bring them to division rehearsal in Clavet tomorrow evening. This is the last chance to place an order. Please find the information attached: Tea Fundraiser Forms

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SBA Summer Band Camps – Sign up!

It is time to get your children registered for summer band camps! The SBA Band Camp is an amazing experience for all ages of band students. They get to work with professionals on their instruments, play new and fun music in a full concert band, get taught jazz, composition and theory concepts and also play… Read more »

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FUNDRAISER DUE – Please send in Tea orders ASAP

Hello, A quick reminder on behalf of the BPA (Band Parents Association) that the closing date for orders was today May 9th. Please hand in your fundraisers to your band teacher ASAP if you have orders to go in as they need to be sent of by the end of the week. Fundraising money goes into… Read more »

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Music Monday Success!

Launched in 2005 by The Coalition for Music Education, Music Monday is the world’s largest single event dedicated to raising awareness for music education. Prairie Spirit proudly takes part every year in this celebration and music happened across the Division this past Monday. Band students in each of our communities played O’Canada for their home schools. Non music and music… Read more »