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Band News - Term 4, Week 6


BAND NEWS – Term 4 Week 6

This week, the Year 2 students enjoyed a special demonstration and performance from some of the students in Concert Band. The senior students spoke about their instruments and played them so the Year 2 students could have a better understanding of what the instruments looked and sounded like. This was the first stage in introducing Year 2 students to the Band Program. Information notes and enrolment forms were distributed to Year 2 students this week – parents who are interested in enrolling their child into the band program for 2021 are invited to send the form back to school no later than Friday 27 November, indicating their child’s preference for instrument. Students are asked to choose three instruments in order of preference and we guarantee that they will be allocated one of these. It is necessary to do this so we have a balanced band in terms of instruments. Thanks to Frieda M (flute and piccolo ), Lily G (clarinet), Elia R (alto sax), Alec B (tenor sax), Amelia A (bari sax), Audrey L (French Horn), Sebastian P (trumpet), Sasha T (trombone), Nehara (euphonium), Oscar P (tuba), Arki J (bass guitar) and Jack P, Navanj G and Anikan N (percussion) for demonstrating your instruments with such enthusiasm and for being such wonderful ambassadors for the Band Program.

Concert Band students are working hard in preparation for Band Tour from 2-4 December to Coffs Harbour. Concert Band students please note, rehearsal on Tuesday 24 November commences at 7:30am sharp so we can have a complete rehearsal of all nice pieces we are taking on tour.


Thank you to Lily G, Keira C, Violet K and Jeffrey N for supporting the Beginner Band students in rehearsal this week and for all their help during rehearsals.

The Beginner Band Musician of the Week was awarded to Grace C (flute). Congratulations Grace!


The Junior Band Musician of the Week was awarded to Lara E (Euphonium). Congratulations Lara!


The Intermediate Band Musician of the Week was awarded to Emma K (clarinet). Congratulations Emma!


Concert Band is busy preparing for Band Tour later this term. Tour repertoire includes: Mission Impossible; Frozen Medley; Pokémon; March of the Tin Soldiers; Jingle Bell Rock; WPS Burns Road March; Kelvin Grove; Mamma Mia and YMCA.

The Concert Band Musician of the Week was awarded to Eve L (clarinet) and Neve P (flute) this week. Congratulations Eve and Neve!


Stage Band sounding incredible! Students should focus their Stage Band practice towards the following repertoire: Earth, Wind and Fire Dance Mix; The Way You Look Tonight; and The Mr Carger Blues.

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