Optimist 2020

Here at Westwood we are HUGE supporters of the Optimist Band Festival. This is a mandatory competitive performance for all of our ensembles - Jazz and Concert Band


OPTIMIST JAZZ BAND INSTRUCTIONS AND EQUIPMENT LIST

2020 Optimist Band and Jazz festival dates were made official yesterday.

PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE, Please mark your calendars, in past we have ended up with conflicts because students have procrastinated in mentioning these dates to parents.

This is going to be one amazing festival run with 6 bands at competition.

Optimist Concert Band - RBC Convention Centre 375 York.

TUESDAY, FEB 18TH, 2020

1:50 PM Gr. 9 Concert Band -  Performance time - Room 2

Students will be taken down and return by school bus.


12:00 PM Pick up at Westwood Collegiate (360 Rouge Rd) going to the Convention Centre
3:00 PM Pick -up at the convention centre returning to Westwood Collegiate (360 Rouge Rd)
3:30 ISH - @Westwood

8:40 PM Grade 10 Concert Band - Performance Time - Room 2H

Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the convention centre

3:30 PM all percussionists meet in the band room to pack up instrumentation

6:45 PM - All members must be at the convention centre and meet Mr. Edwards at the bottom of the main escalators.  We should be finished adjudication and photo by 9:30PM

THURSDAY FEB 20, 2020

6:20 PM - Symphonic Band - Room 4

Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the convention centre


3:30 PM all percussionists meet in the band room to pack up instrumentation

4:45 PM  - All members must be at the convention centre and meet Mr. Edwards at the bottom of the main escalators.  We should be finished adjudication and photo by 8:00PM


Optimist Jazz Band - Franco Manitoban Cultural Centre 340 Provencher Blvd.

Thursday February, 27th

3:20 PM Westwood B.I.G. Band -  Performance time.

Students will be taken down and return by school bus.


1:15 PM Pick up at Westwood Collegiate (360 Rouge Rd) going to the Franco Manitoban Cultural Centre
4:30 PM Pick -up at the Franco Manitoban Cultural Centre returning to Westwood Collegiate (360 Rouge Rd)
5:00 ISH - @Westwood



7:30 PM Little Tykes Jazz Orchestra -  Performance time.

Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the convention centre

3:30 PM all rhythm section meet in the band room to pack up instrumentation.

5:45 PM - All members must be at the Franco Manitoban Cultural Centre 340 Provencher Blvd. and meet Mr. Edwards.  We should be finished adjudication and photo by 9:00 PM-ISH

Friday Feb 28th

7:30 PM Sr. Jazz Band -  Performance time.


Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from the convention centre

3:30 PM all rhythm section meet in the band room to pack up instrumentation.

5:00PM - All members must be at the Franco Manitoban Cultural Centre 340 Provencher Blvd. and meet Mr. Edwards.  We should be finished adjudication and photo by 8:30PM-ISH