Friday, 15 September 2017

Welcome Back

I have posted new sound clips for each group.  This will change as new tunes come in, so keep checking as it will get updated.  Upcoming events...

1. Rental Night September 19th-Music Council is organising volunteers
2. October 6th-VSO field trip, get your form and $7.50 in to Mr. Axford by September 25th.
3. October 25th-27th Grade 8 Timberline Retreat
4. Honey Fundraiser-October
5. Poinsettia Fundraiser - November
6. Voices 41-Choir festival Date TBA
7. December 7th. 6:30pm Winter Concert

New updates plus new course outlines coming soon

Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Spring Concert is on June 1st at 6:30 in the atrium of Byrne Creek Community School. 

Entrance is by donation, great music, music awards and a raffle draw for a guitar donated by Neil Douglas Guitar Shop.

Students will attend the entire show (arrive by 6 pm) and support all the students in the music department, I am excited to hear the talented students of Byrne perform the final concert of this school year, and to watch the grade 12's perform for the last time as students at Byrne Creek. Students are asked to stay after the show to help clean up for 15 minutes.  Thank you to the parents for supporting our school, students and Music Department.  See you on June 1st!

Concert Dress- (Remember dress shoes and black socks)
Grade 8-White Top Black bottom, tie optional.
Intermediate Band- All Black dress clothing
Senior Winds-All Black Dress clothing
Choir- All Black Dress Clothing

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

San Francisco Rehearsal Schedule

These are all mandatory, if you have a conflict let Mr. Axford know asap.

Friday, March 3rd- 7:30 AM-8:45 AM (X Block)
Wednesday, March 29th- 8:45 AM-9:50 AM (Tutorial)
Wednesday, April 5th- 8:45 AM-9:50 AM (Tutorial)
Friday, April 7th- 7:30 AM-8:45 AM (X Block)
Monday, April 10th- 3:15 PM-4:30 PM (Y Block)
Tuesday, April 11th- 3:15 PM-4:30 PM (Y Block)

Saturday, 18 February 2017

All music students:

Reminder of some changes affecting our before and after school classes this next week.  Also a reminder of our Grade 7 pizza night on Wednesday at 6pm, and our Choir performance at lunch this Thursday.


*It has been moved to FRIDAY MORNING- Practice everyday, cause its fun!

NO SENIOR JAZZ ON TUESDAY MORNING-practice Bounce for Wednesday.  We will run it after the wind ensemble rehearsal on Wednesday, 4:30pm.  


Monday's senior wind ensemble time will be used for sectionals.  Please focus on the first movement of the Yorkshire Folksongs, and from letter G to the end of the Zelda Medley.  The extra parts are in the music room on the clipboard.  We have to perform this on Wednesday Night!  

Tuesday's choir time will be used for sectionals, please work on Shumayela and Burra Ferra for our performance this Thursday.  You all sounded great last rehearsal, work smart in your sectionals and be sure to sound as "one".  

Wednesday, 1 February 2017

Please click on the Forms page for the latest update for San Francisco.  This is an important letter with final payment amount and documents needed.

Tuesday, 6 December 2016

Winter Performance

This Years Winter Performance is on December 14th at 6:30pm.  Doors open at 6pm and entrance is by donation.  We also have great raffle prizes courtesy of Neil Douglas Guitar Shop, Tapestry Music and Chilliwack River Valley Honey.  See you all there! 

Wednesday, 2 November 2016