Important Band Dates 2017 - 2018

List of concerts, trips and fundraisers for the 2017 - 2018 school year.

Band Dates and Events

2017 – 2018

(Draft - ALL Dates to be Confirmed!)

 

Startup:

Band 7 and 8: Instruments to school on September 7th and 8th - We are starting!

Band 6 Startup Clinic: Sept. 14th; 3 - 5 p.m. (Mitford School)

 

Fundraisers:

 

QSP Magazine Campaign: Sept. 25th - Oct. 13th

 

Cookie Mix: Oct. 23rd - Nov. 3rd; PICK UP DATE: November 17th in the Band Room from 2:30 - 4 p.m.

 

Wreath / Poinsettia Campaign: November 13th – 23th ; Pick Up: Dec. 1st  (2 – 5:30 p.m.)

 

Perogies & Sausages (for all Gr. 7 & 8 Students for any field trip funding): Jan. 22nd - Feb 2nd; Pick up: February 15th

 

Mitford / CCA Band Performance Events:

December Fine Arts Night: Thursday, December 7, 2017; School Gym @ 7 p.m.

June Fine Arts Night: Thursday, June 7, 2018; School Gym @ 7 p.m.

 

Out-of-School Events:

 

Honour Band: Selected Band 7 and 8 Students

When: January 12th  and 13th

Where: Bert Church High School, Airdrie, AB

Duration: Friday 5 - 9 p.m. and Saturday 9 - 2 p.m.

 

Banff Band Retreat: Band 7 

When: April 30 - May 1st, 2018

Where: Inns of Banff, Banff, AB

Duration: two days

Costs: $225 approx with 45 attending

 

Banff Band Retreat: Band 8 

When: April 30 - May 2nd, 2018

Where: Inns of Banff, Banff, AB

Duration: Three days

Costs: $325 approx with 45 attending

 

ABA Internation Festival of Bands Festival - Red Deer College: Band 7 (and  Band 8)

When: Early May (aiming for the 7th or 8th)

Where: Red Deer College Theatre, Red Deer, AB

Duration: one day; 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Costs: $30 approx. per student (Cost to be confirmed when actual numbers of attendees has been determined)

 

WestFest: RVS Beginner Band Festival: Band 6

When: Mid-May (half-day during school hours)

Where: Bragg Creek Community Centre

Duration: half-day including travel

Costs: $15 per student approximately

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