Who: Grade 5 – 12 Music Students from across Prairie
Spirit School Division
What: Year End Music Celebration with Barbeque and
Bake Sale Fundraiser
Where: John Arcand Roof – See Directions on Back of
When: May 29th, 2019. Please have all performing students at the venue by 5:45pm (Beginners can arrive 6:45 if necessary)
Dear Music Families,
We would like to invite you to join us to
celebrate the music we have made together over the last school year. The event
will be held at the John Arcand Roof, and will include a BBQ and Bake Sale
Fundraiser as well as some informal performances.
The informal performances will include the East
and West Song and Guitar Classes, East Rhythm Box Class, Solo and Ensemble
Vocal Performances, and some other guest artists.
Please have your music student at the venue by
5:45pm so you can grab a bite to eat, enjoy the informal performances, and be
prepared for the formal program to begin at 7:00pm. The formal program will include
the East West Jazz Band, West Rhythm Box, Junior Band, Brass Ensemble, East and
West Beginners, and our Senior Band. Grade 5 and 6 students are to wear their
“Sunday Best”, Grade 7 – 12 are to wear their typical band uniform.
We ask that all Grade 7 – 12 students bring one
dozen items for the bake sale. We ask that these items do remain nut free due
Please do not hesitate to contact your music
teacher if you have any questions. More detailed information to come closer to
Just a reminder if you are not already paid up in full for the Winnipeg tour please send payment or E-transfer to the Band Parents Association as soon as you can.
ALL Division Band students are rehearsing on Tuesday May 21st combining the East/West bands and working with World Renowned Guest clinician Les Neish.
ALL SENIOR STUDENTS – must attend this rehearsal as it is both in lieu of the missed division band rehearsal next Wednesday and the only chance to both rehearse with the West students before our joint concert on May 29th. This also the only chance to work with our guest clinician and performer accompanying us on tour.
All students will be bussed to Warman from their home school at 9am and back for their 3pm buses. Students will need to bring a lunch with them.
Music for Tour:
Land of the Living Skies (Tuba Solo with Wind Orchestra)
Any East Senior Brass players are invited to join the West Brass players in performing next Tuesday at the Bassment for the Highschool Big Band Night if you want some performance experience in a fantastic venue. The Senior Jazz Band for East/West are also performing. Details below:
April 16th – High School Big Band Night @ The Bassment
Doors open at 6:30 pm, show starts at 7:00 pm
Jazz & Nitty Gritty Brass performs around 8:30 pm
Students should be on site no later than 7:30 pm
Dress is all black
Musicians are free, students & members $8, non-members $13. Tickets available at the door.
Previous to the information sent home a month ago we have an updated tour schedule for May 22-24th. It is important that all students attend where able so we can represent the school division with all parts covered.
Due to district track happening on the Wednesday 22nd we will be leaving later after district track has concluded.The track meet involves over 15 seniors on the Wednesday.
Reminder – Deposit/Confirmation of tour attendance must be in by April 17th.
All Students must have paid their band fees to attend.
Just some reminders tomorrow. Division Band is at Resonate. For bus times see the previous post below. There is a rehearsal for East and West at the conclusion of the day so bring you music and instrument.
Senior Brass Players, Jazz Band and RhythmBox Percussion Ensemble will be performing in the evening at 7pm at the Bassment Jazz Club. Students need to arrange transport to and from the event. For anyone wanting to come watch it is admission by donation the more the merrier. It will be an awesome show.
If you have cookie dough orders you can bring them to resonate.
This message is to provide you with the information you need about Resonate 2019 next week. PLEASE MAKE SURE THE BUS PERMISSION SLIPS ARE SIGNED AND RETURNED TO THE ADMIN ASSISTANT AT YOUR HOME SCHOOL. You cannot board a bus without the singed permission.
BUS 1: – Allan/Dundurn – Bus 212 –Pick up in Allan at 7:35a.m.; Dundurn Gas Station – 8:15a.m. – Arrive in Beaver Creek – 8:40a.m. Leave Beaver Creek at 4:00p.m.Drop off at Dundurn Gas Station at 4:25p.m.; Allan – 5:00p.m. BUS 2:– Aberdeen/Clavet – Bus 367 – Pick up in Aberdeen at 7:30a.m.; Clavet – 8:00a.m. – Arrive in Beaver Creek – 8:30a.m.Leave Beaver Creek at 4:00p.m.Drop off Clavet at 4:30p.m.; Aberdeen – 5:00p.m.
A few notes about your day at Resonate:
If you play a musical instrument, please feel free to bring it. A few instruments like guitars and drums will also be available for use.
Please bring your own snacks and water bottle
Lunch is provided
Check-in opens at 8 am. Watch for either signage or people to direct buses to appropriate parking areas.
Official Resonate Merchandise (T-shirts & toques) – will be for sale on site Cash only.
St. John’s Music will also have merchandise on site available for sale.