As per the e-mail from Ms. Bolen on February 13th, the grade 8/9 band will perform at the Alberta International Band festival on February 24th. We are asking that all paperwork be returned by Feb. 15, 2017, so that we can ensure we have the correct amount of buses. The permission and volunteer forms can be… Continue reading Grade 8/9 Band at AIBF on February 24th
There will be regular early morning band for all grade 7 students this Wednesday (February 15th, but due to the school-wide Hitmen hockey game on February 22nd, early morning band for grade 7 students will be cancelled that day. There will be NO early morning band for grade 8/9 students this Thursday, due to the… Continue reading Grade 7 and Grade 8/9 Early Morning Band Updates
All fees relating to the band program were due November 15th. If you have not yet paid your $50 band fee, and/or the $100 CBE instrument rental fee, please do so immediately. The band fee covers the cost of many of the miscellaneous activities that students participate in, including the October and January clinicians (including… Continue reading Band Activity Fees and CBE Instrument Rental Fees Update
Early morning band officially starts this week for all Grade 7 band students (Wednesday, January 11th), and resumes for students in Grade 8 and 9 (Thursday, January 12th). Reminder: Early morning band is mandatory. Arrival time is 8 am, and attendance forms part of the student’s mark. If a student is ill or has a… Continue reading Early Morning Band Update (January 8th, 2016)
There will be a Band Parent Council Meeting January 10 at 6:30pm in the Learning Commons. All parents are welcome! We will be discussing the upcoming band festivals, Spring Concert, set up of a bank account for the band program, and the grade 8/9 Lethbridge band tour.
Tickets for the Winter Concert can be purchased on-line, in advance, at https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/sws-winter-concert-at-glenmore-christian-academy-tickets-29504487717?aff=es2). Tickets will also be sold at the door, on the night of the event. Cost is $10 for ages 18 and over, $3 for ages 5 to 17, under 5 are free, as are SWS students and performers.
Following is the link to the Soundcloud version of the final number, as composed by Mr. Martin, that will be played at the concert on Wednesday. Click below to hear how the piece sounds as a complete band: