Friday, 6 January 2023

Lots of Exciting Performances Coming Soon

 


Mark your calendars... Lots of exciting performances are on the horizon for the band program.  Looking forward to seeing you all there.

Jan 13 - Jazz Band recordings are due - more info on the individual class links is in the menu above.

Jan 20 - Concert Band recordings due - more info on the individual class links in the menu above.

Jan 23 - Written Reflection #2 Due - more info on the Written Reflection link in the menu above.

Jan 24 - Warrior Jazz Camp - 4:30PM - 9:00PM Dinner provided.  Special local guest artists will be here to help workshop our jazz music and hit us with some cool motivation as we get ready for the concert season.

Jan 26 - Rouge Rd. Renegades Jazz Camp - 4:30PM - 9:00PM Dinner provided.  Special local guest artists will be here to help workshop our jazz music and hit us with some cool motivation as we get ready for the concert season.

Feb 2 - Sectional cut-off - Sectional information in the course outlines which can be found in the program link above.

Feb 7 - Set up for Winter Concert - Students will meet TBA in the evening to set up for the concert

Feb 8 - 6:30PM Winter Concert in the gym.  Parents and Students can reserve seats anytime after 3:30PM.  Students will need to be in their designated rooms at Westwood by 5:00PM.  All students are expected to stay for the entire concert.

Feb 22 - 8:30 PM  - Symphonic Band competes at the Optimist International Band Festival at the Convention Centre.  Students are to meet Mr. Edwards at the bottom of the escalators at 6:30 PM in full uniform with their music, instrument and all mutes and percussion extras as discussed in class.

Feb 23 - 7:00AM Gr. 9 and 10 Concert Band meet in the band room.  7:30AM Board the busses to the convention centre.  Performance times:  9:10 AM -  Gr. 9 Concert Band.  11:10 - Gr. 10 Concert Band.  Students will return to school for afternoon classes. Parents are welcome to attend.

March 3 - Rouge Rd. REnegades Jazz "B" Meets in the Band room at 10:30AM. 11:00AM board bus for the Franco Manitoban Cultural Centre.  12:40PM - Performance time.  Return back to Westwood later in the afternoon. Parents are welcome to attend.

March 4 (SATURDAY) Rouge Road Renegades Jazz "A" meet at the Franco Manitoba Cultural Centre at 10:00AM.  Performance time at 11:00AM.  Parents can attend for a small fee and take part in our Adjudication.  

March 4 (SATURDAY) Warrior Jazz meet at the Franco Manitoba Cultural Centre at 5:30PM.  Performance time at 7:10PM.  Parents can attend for a small fee and take part in our Adjudication. Parents can attend for a small fee and take part in our Adjudication.  

March 15 - 17  Brandon Jazz Festival - more info on the individual class links in the menu above.

April 17 - 7:00PM For the Love of the Arts (FLOTA) - Westwood Gym. This event features performances from all of the arts programs at Westwood. Warrior Jazz and 1 concert band will play - TBA

April 18 - 6:30PM Westwood Family Concert in the Westwood Gym.  This event features performances from all of the Westwood Family of Schools choirs, Orff ensembles, Bands and jazz bands from Sansome, Pheonix, Lincoln and Westwood.

May 30 - 6:30 PM - Final Band Concert - Westwood Gym.

May 31 - 6:30 PM Final Jazz Concert - Westwood Theatre.

Questions? Thoughts?  Feel free to reach out. 


Lots of Exciting Performances Coming Soon

  Mark your calendars... Lots of exciting performances are on the horizon for the band program.  Looking forward to seeing you all there. Ja...