A reminder of why trombonists are so cool (but don’t try this at home, unless you have a wall oven that needs replacing).
Fun Fact Of The Day: We will not be accepting forms for the Camp Chestermere trip after October 4th. Final numbers and details must be provided to the Camp as of the 4th, and no exceptions will be made. Any and all efforts to bring in the forms as soon as possible will be… Continue reading October 4th: Deadline for Camp Chestermere Forms
Since we last talked we… …assigned an instrument cubby or locker for approximately 300 band instruments and their owners …labelled each cubby with the student name …gave approximately 60 students the combination to their instrument lockers …then gave it to them again after they forgot it …then gave it to them again after they confused… Continue reading What The Heck Did We Do This Week, Anyway? Vol. 2
We were going to wait until your birthday to surprise you with this, but we’re too excited: there’s an SWS Band Parent meeting on October 3rd at 6 pm in the Learning Commons, and you are formally invited to attend! As a parent/guardian of an SWS band student, you are automatically enrolled in this exclusive… Continue reading An Exclusive Invitation, Just For You
Yes, it’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for…band fees have started to be added to your student’s CBE payment profile. Let’s all throw our pumpkin spiced lattes into the air with joy, because those so-called beverages/liquid desserts are disgusting. Some fees are still in the process of being input, but all fees for… Continue reading The Fees Are Coming! The Fees Are Coming!
The answer to this is, “We sure hope so!” We have not yet received the go-ahead to start collecting fees, and as you can imagine, this makes it fairly difficult to pay for buses and clinicians, and pay for deposits for camps-we do not have a cash reserve. Whether the hold up is with the… Continue reading “Are You Guys Ever Gonna Collect Band Fees, Or What?”
Tubafest is an annual event in Calgary, running now for 10 years, and will be held this year on Saturday, December 16th. Any tuba, baritone, or euphonium player of any experience level and age is welcomed to attend this light-hearted, informal event. The video below is a snippet from last year. Participants gather at a… Continue reading Low Brass Players, This One’s For You!