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Upcoming Events

posted Feb 6, 2013, 8:50 PM by Luciano Barbieri   [ updated Feb 6, 2013, 8:52 PM ]
Here is a list of the events for the music program for the upcoming semester. 
  • Tuesday Feb. 5 at 7 pm in the BCHS Music Room, all parent chaperones on the Banff Music Retreat will have a meeting with Mr. Bechthold and BCHS Admin. to go over expectations and itinerary.
  • On February 7 – 9, the Grade 9 Concert Band will go on the Banff Music Retreat.
  • On Thursday February 14 (afternoon), choir will perform at Airdrie 106.1 as part of the RadioThon. Further details are forthcoming.
  • Monday March 18 (afternoon), choir will perform at the Airdrie Rotary Music Festival in the BCHS Theatre.
  • Thursday March 21 (during entire school day), Grade 9 Concert Band and Sr. High Jazz Band will perform at Olds Kiwanis Music Festival, held at Olds TransAlta Theatre. Transportation will be by school bus. We will need parent chaperones for this field trip.
  • From Friday March 29 to Saturday April 6 2013, the majority of our grade 10 – 12 music students in all ensembles will be participating in a music trip to China.
  • On Sunday April 21 (morning), the Sr. High Jazz Band will perform as part of the annual Tour De Airdrie Event, beside Genesis Place Rec. Centre. Further details to be forthcoming.
  • On Wednesday April 24 (afternoon), the Sr. High Jazz Band will be performing at Ralph McCall as part of their spring concert. We will need parent drivers and chaperones for this field trip.
  • On Friday May 10 (evening), our Sr. High Jazz Band along with Choir will be presenting our annual Swing City Event at Woodside Golf Course Restaurant. This is a fun and exciting event where our Jazz Band performs over three hours of lively swing/rock/dance music. This event also includes dinner and dancing (with dance instruction) and is open to anyone in the community to attend. Details regarding times/tickets will be forthcoming.
  • Tuesday May 21 (all day; transportation by school bus) - Sr. High Concert Band performs at Red Deer College as participants in the Alberta Provincial Band Festival.
  • On Saturday May 25 (evening), grade 10 and 11 Jazz Band students will be performing at the Telus Centre (Calgary) as part of BCHS Grad Banquet. Further details will be forthcoming.
  • On Thursday May 30, the Sr. High Jazz Band will be performing in the BCHS Gym as part of the annual BCHS Extra-Curricular Awards Evening.
  • Finally, on Wednesday June 5, at 7:00pm in the Theatre, we will have our Year-End 2013 Music Concert, which will involve all of our ensembles.
Diego Bechthold
Music Teacher