Division Band Rehearsals continue.

Just to update everyone in relation to current teacher sanctions. As Division rehearsals are curricular they will continue and are not effected by the current sanctioned teaching hours.

This Mondays rehearsal on the 16th of March will take place in Asquith as normal.

Please stay tuned for information in regards to other upcoming events this school year. We will update as we received information.

East Division Classes in Clavet tomorrow

Just a reminder the East Division classes take place at Clavet tomorrow March 2nd.

Coming up:

  • March 2nd/23rd – East Division Classes at Clavet
  • March 13th – Potential Senior day retreat (in lieu of missed rehearsal) tbc
  • March 16th/30th – West Division Classes at Asquith
  • April 2nd – Resonate (Senior Band Day)
  • April 4th – Junior Band (Grade 6/7 students)
  • April 8th – East/West Senior Band perform at Watrous Festival

Yamaha Canada Contest

Yamaha Canada are running a contest for any interested students aged 13-19 to record themselves playing O’Canada in the most “Canadian” setting possible. The winning entry will receive $5000 to go towards a Yamaha Instrument and their respective school program will also receive $5000!

Follow the link below for details of how to enter! Closing date is February 1st.

https://ca.yamaha.com/en/news_events/2019/my_o_canada.html

East Division Classes in Clavet tomorrow

Hello,

Just a quick reminder to all students grade 6-12 in the East that the first Division Classes of 2020 are in Clavet tomorrow. Please see the post below for details of bussing to and from Clavet.

Students will meet on the Clavet stage when they arrive and sign in as normal.

  • 1-1:30 – Announcements and Warm up
  • 1:30-3 – Rehearsals
    • Seniors 7-12 (remain on stage)
    • Juniors 6 (move to the library)
  • 3-3:20 – Break
  • 3:20-4:25 – Breakout groups (Everyone meet on stage)
    • RhythmBox
    • Campfire Guitar
    • Grade 6’s
  • 4:25 – Pack up and Depart at 4:30pm

Free Jazz Clinic this Saturday! Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra/Tommy Banks

Hello! If you might be interested in some free Jazz Improvisation clinics with some world class Jazz musicians read on…

New York tenor saxophonist Joel Frahm and Toronto pianist Adrean Farrugia will each be giving a free one hour jazz improv clinic at The Bassment Jazz Club in Saskatoon this Saturday afternoon at 4:00.  Anyone is able to attend, all ages and free entry.

The Saskatoon Jazz Orchestra will also be performing a fantastic concert this weekend, on Saturday January 18, 2020 honouring the legacy of Tommy Banks <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tommy_Banks>.

Grant McEwan University professor Ray Baril will be giving a free talk outlining the life and legacy of Mr. Banks at the rRemi mMordern on January 17, 2020 at 7:30 PM.The January 18, 2020 concert, also at 7:30 PM, will be at the Broadway Theatre.

No Division Rehearsals today

Hello, due to the temperature prohibiting bussing today Division Hub Classes in Asquith have been cancelled today.

Fear not there is much you can be working on students 🙂

Seniors:

  • Completing Skills (Coursework)
  • Pieces to practice
    1. Phasing Thunder
    2. Earth Song
    3. Dinosaurs
  • For those that didn’t make the winter celebration rehearsal I will upload parts for a limited amount of time under the senior coursework/assignments tab)