** Please look at the Calendar for all updates for 2015. :)
** Please note the change of the Festival fees to $25
(originally $35 - but the CHSBPA has subsidized more of the cost to lower the total fee for everyone. Thank you CHSBPA!!) :)
Important Changes and/or Dates to know:
Grade 9 Band CLINICS (Mandatory): Monday, February 2 @ 7:15 am
Symphonic Band CLINICS (Mandatory): Wednesday, February 4 @ 7:15 am
Gr 9 & Symphonic Band Extra Rehearsal (Dress Rehearsal for Festival):
Monday, February 23, 2015
Grade 9 Band: 9:00 - 11:00 am with Pizza from 11:00 - 11:30
Symphonic Band: 11:30 - 2:00 with Pizza from 11:30 - 12:00
** Please ensure your child can attend if they are in town. Thank you!
Grade 9 & Symphonic Bands: Tuesday, February 24
Loading busses at 7:15 am , Departing at 7:30 am #(sharp)!
** Students who are late will need to find their own transportation to U of C
Gr 9 Band to perform at 9:00 am with an 8:00 am warmup/setup time
Symphonic Band to perform at 11:30am with an 11:00 am warmup time
We will return to the school between 1:30 - 2:00 pm.
** Student will need to bring a lunch with them to eat on the bus ride home.
JAZZ CLINICS & FESTIVALS WILL BE IN MARCH
Jazz 2 clinics: Tuesday, March 3 @ 7:15 am
Jazz 1 Clinics: Thursday, March 5 @ 7:15 am
** Festival performances on Thursday, March 12:
Jazz 2 AIBF Performance: Tuesday, March 12 - Leave @ 7:15 am, Return 11:00
Jazz 1 AIBF Performance: Tuesday, March 12 - Leave @ 2:30 pm, Return 5:15pm
Treasure Hunt for Students
** Grade 9 Band Students - Please comment below with the name of a musician and musical group that you like!
** Grade 10 - 12 Band Students - Please comment below with the name of a musician you like that plays YOUR band instrument.