December 16th Division Celebration and Winter Concert Thanks!

Thank you so much to everyone that took part in the Winter Concert last night at Lakeview Church. Whether you performed on stage or were in the audience we truly appreciate your support and the hard work put into performing and your roles getting students to this point.

LAST DIVISION REHEARSAL OF 2019 – DECEMBER 16th WINTER CELEBRATION (all students in grade 7-12)

Next Monday all students in Grade 7-12 (only) have their last rehearsal of the 2019 and the East and West will celebrate together. West Grade 7’s in Junior Band are also invited to attend.

Each student please bring a sharable (nut free) food item along with your instrument and music. Festive attire is encouraged.

All students will be bussed to and from the rehearsal/event. The Celebration will be from 1pm-4pm (we will end 30 minutes earlier to allow West Students the chance to get home closer to regular division rehearsal drop off times)

It’s Winter Concert Week!

Hope you had a restful weekend and are getting into the festive spirit.

Just a reminder the the PSSD EAST:WEST WINTER CONCERT is This Tuesday December 10th, 7pm at Lakeview Church, Saskatoon.

The last West Division rehearsal takes place tomorrow in Asquith.

Seniors: Wearing all black, arrive ready to rehearse at 5:30pm (arrive before 5:15 to set up)

Juniors/Beginners: Arrive at 6:15pm

Read the previous posts (below) for more info.

Grade 5 East Music Students – Not performing on the 10th. Grade 6 optional.

Hello, just to clear up some confusion regrading the winter concert next week. Only the West Grade 5 and 6 students are performing on the 10th. East Grade 6’s have the option of performing with the West Beginners if they wish (see playlist below)

All Grade 5 and 6 students from East Schools (listed below) are welcome to attend the Winter Concert next week but the grade 5’s will not be performing. The East grade 6’s are welcome to come and sit in with the West Beginners but this is optional.

Schools affected: Allan – Aberdeen – Clavet – Colonsay – Dundurn – Hanley – South Corman Park Prairieview – PerdueBorden

Students in grade 5 and 6 will be taking part in alternative performance opportunities within their own communities/schools. Please contact your music teacher with any questions about when the students will be performing at their individual school.

Beginner Band will be performing: (East 6’s welcome to join)

  • #22 Little Robin Redbreast
  • #23 Merrily We Roll Along
  • #27 Good King Wenceslas
  • Selections from page 6, 7, 8.

Students Performing on December 10th:

  • Grade 5’s from West Schools (Grade 6 from East schools can join if they wish)
  • Grade 6’s from West Schools
  • Grade 7-12 All East and West Students

Winter Concert – TUE DEC 10th

December is upon us. Please find the information for next weeks winter celebration at Lakeview Church.

Winter Band Concert!

December 10th, 2019

Lakeview Church at 7:00 pm

Dear Band Parents,

     On Tuesday, December 10th we will be having our Winter Band Concert at Lakeview Church in Saskatoon!  The concert will begin at 7:00 pm.  We ask that senior students (Grade 8-12 East and West) arrive at 5:30 for a brief rehearsal prior to the concert.  Junior (grade 6/7 WEST ONLY) and Beginner( grade 5 WEST ONLY) band students should arrive at 6:15.  The Beginner’s will have a quick rehearsal on stage, and the juniors will have a warm up in their warm up room.  They will be shown where they can leave their jackets and instrument cases upon arrival at the church.    

Students will need to bring:

Beginner Band (Grade 5) WEST SCHOOLS ONLY

  • Instrument
  • Music (Tradition of Excellence book)
  • Concert dress (white shirt and black pants)

Junior Band (Grade 6/7) WEST SCHOOLS ONLY

  • Instrument
  • Music (Majestica, Gently I Wander)
  • Concert dress (black shirt and black pants)

Senior Band

  • Instrument
  • Music (Thrill Ride, Hymn to the Fallen, Christmas at the Circus, Blessed Legacy)
  • Concert dress (Black shirt/blouse, Black Pants/long skirt and Shoes)

Jazz Students

  • Instrument
  • Music (Kansas City, Fat Cat, Sweet Home Chicago)

If you have any questions or concerns, contact: