Nelson Update

Nelson is quickly approaching and here are a few updates regarding our upcoming tour.

Rehearsal Schedule is now up and begins tomorrow at lunch – all rehearsals are mandatory!!

Thursday April 9 – Lunch

Tuesday April 14 – 3:15 – 4:30

Wednesday April 15 – Lunch

Tuesday April 21 – 3:15

Wednesday April 22 – 3:15

Thank you to all of our parent volunteers – our chaperones for this tour will be

Ms. Sokacz

Ms. S. Reddy

Ms. E. Cheung

Ms. A. Chang

Mr. White

Thanks again to all volunteers.

Mr. White

Congratulations Senior Band

Thank you to all Senior Band members for a great performance last night at the Burnaby District Concert Band night.  We can look forward to hearing the adjudication in the coming week when the recording is forwarded to us.  Great work!

Things to come in the next week:

UH-OH it’s Theory time – Basic Theory review

Scales – Scales – Scales

YES – There is class tomorrow!  See you then!

Burnaby District Concert Band Festival

The Burnaby District Concert Band Festival is approaching and this is a note to clear up some of the details.

Location: MJ Fox Theatre @ Burnaby South

Date: January 21, 2015

Time: 7:00pm (Students arrive at 6:30)

Concert Dress: Blacks

Performances will be adjudicated by Dr. j. Van Duersen from Douglas College. He will provide some feedback on tape about your performance.

Additional seating is limited but available at the door @ $5.00/person – Please send a note with your child or send Mr. White an email if you would like to reserve a spot.

Room numbers for school storage will be posted upon arrival.  Please be sure to warm up and tune your instrument before you leave the storage room.

***********MONDAY JANUARY 19 is a DAY 2 – Check the official calendar online at

Please be prepared for rehearsal on Monday morning!!!

Burnaby District Concert Band Festival – Date change to Jan 21

The Burnaby District is hosting the 2nd Annual Concert Band Festival featuring the Senior Ensembles from around Burnaby School District on January 21, 2014 at Michael J. Fox Theatre.

Alpha Senior Concert Band is now registered for the event.

The Festival will begin at 7pm and each groups has 10 minutes to share – the festival is non-competitive and meant to share our success with other musicians from across the Burnaby School District.

Seating for families will be available but will be limited and admission will $5 per person.

More information to follow – check back soon.