PRACTICE SCHEDULE 

Time/Day MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY
7:30 – 8:40 AM Sr. Band Jr. Band 
11:30 – 12:20
      Stage Band
3:00 – 4:30 PM  Choir Gr. 7-12  Percussion Ensemble Gr. 7-12

Senior Band Information

WHAT: All students in grades 10-12 who have musical experience can join. Students in Grade 9 who are interested in a challenge, are also welcome to join

WHEN: All year Monday mornings 7:30 AM – 8:40 AM

COST: Free

REPERTOIRE
   Christmas Music

 

PERFORMANCES

   Christmas Tour in December Travel to

  • St. John Elem. Perth
  • St. James the Greater Smiths Falls
  • St. Francis de Sales Smiths Falls
  • Sacred Heart of Jesus Lanark
  • St. Edward’s Westport
  Competition In Ottawa – in March or April 

      

Choir

WHAT: If you love to sing, please consider joining the St. John choir. We accept all skill levels, from beginner to advanced. This year we will be learning Christmas music to perform at our school and to participate in community events during the Christmas season.

WHEN:  September to December, every Tuesday evening from 3:00pm – 4:30pm

COST: Free

REPERTOIREChristmas Music

PERFORMANCES: TBA

 

Percussion Ensemble

WHAT: Do you like to drum or want to learn? Do you play the piano? If so, this is the ensemble for you. In this ensemble you will learn all about percussion and keyboard instruments, as well as create great music! No experience is needed, but some experience is recommended.

WHEN:  September – June, every Wednesday evening from 3:00pm – 4:30pm

COST: Free

REPERTOIRE: TBA

PERFORMANCES: TBA

Junior Band Information

WHAT: Students in grades 7-9 with little to no musical experience are all welcomed. A Concert Band is a group of instruments that includes the flute, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, trombone, baritone, French horn, tuba and percussion. This is a great opportunity for your child to try a new instrument and learn how to play music. We learn the musical basics and practice our skills by playing fun and enjoyable music. 

WHEN: All year Thursday mornings 7:30 AM – 8:40 AM

COST: Free

CURRENT REPERTOIRE
   Bringer of War
   Midnight Sky
PERFORMANCES
   Winter Concert 
   Spring Concert

Stage Band

WHAT: If you want to play Rock, Pop, R&B, or Jazz and have previous music experience this Grade 10-12 ensemble is right for you. A Stage Band is made up of Drums, Piano, Electric Guitar, Bass, Saxophones, Trumpets, and Trombones. In this ensemble you will have the opportunity to learn how to solo as well as perform often at various events around the school and community.

WHEN:  September – June, every Friday at lunch from 11:30-12:15

COST: Free

REPERTOIRETBA

PERFORMANCES: TBA