Senior Honours Band information about the three days at Bluefield December 1 – 3:
– Students are to bring their own lunch on both days.
– Students are to wear their school band uniform at the concert.
– All rehearsals will be in the music room at Bluefield.
– Set up room will be room 123 (drama room).
– Ice breakers etc. (unless indicated) are in the music room.
– Students need to arrive 20 minutes prior to the start of rehearsal.
– The BPA will pay the registration fee of $30. Each.
– Listen to the conductor at all times. Be prepared with your instrument ready to play, music, and a pencil.
Thursday, Dec. 1, 2016 at Bluefield High School
9:00-9:15 am Arrive, meet and greet
9:15-9:30 am Icebreakers
9:30-10:15 am Session 1: rehearsal
10:15-10:30 am Break: SNACK WILL BE PROVIDED, cafeteria service is also available.
10:30-11:40 am Session 2: rehearsal
11:40-12:30 am Lunch- students bring their own lunch or buy it at the cafeteria
12:30-12:50 pm ice breaker activity
12:50-1:55 pm Session 3: rehearsal
1:55-2:10 pm Break: A LIGHT SNACK WILL BE PROVIDED.
2:10-3:20 pm Session 4: rehearsal
3:20-4:00 pm Break: Icebreaker/Trust activity (cafeteria)
4:00-5:00 pm Session 5: rehearsal
5:00-6:00 pm Supper – food will be provided with a beverage and dessert
6:00-7:00 pm Session 6: rehearsal
7:00 pm Depart for the day!
Friday, Dec.2, 2016 at Bluefield High School
8:45 am Arrive, set up instrument in room 123, warm up
9:00-9:15 am Trust activity
9:15-10:45 am Session 7: rehearsal room 115
10:45-11:00 am Break – SNACK WILL BE PROVIDED
11:00-12:00 pm Session 8: Sectional practice
12:00-1:00 pm Lunch: bring your own lunch with beverage. There will be no cafeteria service today so please bring your own lunch.
1:00-3:15 pm Session 9: rehearsal
3:15-3:35 pm Break – A LIGHT SNACK WILL BE PROVIDED
3:35-5:00 pm Session 10: rehearsal
5:00-5:50 pm Supper- food provided with beverage and dessert
5:50-6:10 pm trust activity (cafeteria)
6:00-7:00 pm Session 11: rehearsal
7:00 pm Depart for the day
Saturday, Dec.3, 2016 at Bluefield High School cafeteria
9:00-10:00 am Session 12: pre-concert rehearsal in the cafeteria
10:00-11:00 am break
11:00-11:40 am Concert
11:40-12:00 noon Post concert talk with Ms. Dawson
Senior Honours Band – List of songs and recordings:
- Blackwater – Fergal Carroll – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JD2Ws7Wpx-A
- Cathedral Grove – Robert Buckley – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eiUR6NubbAE
- Con Brio – Ralph Ford – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=224FZrYJ310
- Galop – Dmitri Shostakovich – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WT6p6MFs6lk
Ave Maria – recordings to follow
Rocky Mountain Lullaby – recordings to follow