Welcome to all new and returning students to the program. The elementary band program is open to all grade 6 – 8 students, whether they have a musical/band background or not.
For the grade 6 band students, the first thing you do is attend the Headstart Beginner Band Clinic, Monday September 11th and Tuesday September 12th, from 6 – 8 p.m. at Vanier Collegiate. Regular band classes will happen according to the schedule below beginning Wednesday, September 13th.
For the grade 7/8 band students we will begin regular band classes the week of September 11 – 15, as per the schedule below.
Monday–band sectionals at St. Margaret’s
Tuesday–band sectionals at St. Mary’s + GRADE 6 FULL BAND (all grade 6’s)
Wednesday–band sectionals at St. Agnes
Thursday–Band sectionals at Sacred Heart + GRADE 7/8 FULL BAND + JAZZ BAND* (from 4:15-5:15)
Friday–Band Sectionals at St. Mike’s
*Jazz Band is for all grade 7 & 8 students and will be every Thursday from 4:15 – 5:15 in the Vanier band room. Students will need to arrange a ride to and from Vanier. The first jazz band practice will be Thursday, September 21st. See you there!
For more information, please email me at jim “dot” mitchell “at” htcsd “dot” ca
Mr. Jim Mitchell
“I do not insist,” answered Don Quixote,”that this is a full adventure,
but it is the beginning of one, for this is the way adventures begin.“
–Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra