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Secondary Music

Secondary students with an interest in a summer band program are invited to register for one or two of the following options:

 

​July 10 - 27Centennnial SecondaryGleneagle Secondary
​8:30-11:30am​Junior Concert Band​Senior Jazz Band
​12:00-3:00pm​Senior Concert Band​Junior Jazz Band

 

Summer Jazz Band Program
Junior Jazz Band: Open to students going into Grade 9 or 10 in September 2018.
Senior Jazz Band: Open to students going into Grade 11 or 12 in September 2018.

  • A minimum of one-year experience on your jazz instrument is recommended. Playing experience in a jazz band is an asset but not a prerequisite. No audition required.
  • Enrolment is on a first come, first served basis.
  • Space for each jazz band is limited depending on instrumentation and based on independent parts. See Jazz Band Instrumentation.
  • The teacher will make an effort to accommodate each student as much as possible. However, in the event that the teacher needs to balance the jazz band's instrumentation for educational and musical purposes, the teacher will exercise his own discretion.
  • Please make sure your own instrument, equipment, and accessories are functional and appropriate for playing with a jazz band. Some of the rhythm section instruments, equipment, and accessories will be available on site.
  • A $100 fully refundable deposit will be charged at the time or registration.  Click here for our Deposit/Fee policies.
  • An instrument rental session with local music stores may be available on site at the start of the program for those who would like to take advantage of such opportunity.​

Please note that when you register for this course you will select your specific instrument section:

  • Jazz Band Instrumentation per ensemble (maximum number per instrument):
    Alto Saxophone (max. 2)
    Tenor Saxophone (max. 2)
    Baritone Saxophone (max. 1)
    Trumpet (max. 5)
    Trombone (max. 5)
    Electric Guitar (max. 1)
    Piano/Keyboard (max. 1)
    Acoustic/Electric Bass (max. 1)
    Drums (max. 1)
    Vibraphone (max. 1)

    Maximum number of players per ensemble: 20

    Please email Mr. Shan at kshan@sd43.bc.ca if you have any questions before applying for the Summer Jazz Band Program.

 

Summer Concert Band Program

Junior Concert Band:  Open to students going into Grade 9 or 10 in September 2018.  Ideal for students who have a minimum of one year on your instrument.  Playing experience in a concert band is an asset but not required.  No audition required.  A $100 fully refundable deposit will be charged at the time or registration.  Click here for our Deposit/Fee policies.  Students//parents will be emailed approximately one week after registration regarding their choice of instrument.

Senior Concert Band:  Open to students going into Grade 11 or 12 in September 2018.  Ideal for students who have completed Grade 9 or 10 Band.  No audition required.  A $100 fully refundable deposit will be charged at the time or registration.  Click here for our Deposit/Fee policies.  Students//parents will be emailed approximately one week after registration regarding their choice of instrument.

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