Bands

 

Forte Wind Ensemble

The Forte Wind Ensemble is geared toward second, third and fourth year musicians. It is a developmental band where players develop their skills on their instruments as well as increase their musicality. Adults and youth are welcome. There is one evening rehearsal per week. Thursday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Forte Wind Ensemble is conducted by Mr. Kevin White

Senior Band

The Senior Band is a performance level band. The difficulty of the music is at the high school (grade 12) level and up. Admission to this band is based on ability, not age, so there is quite a variety of ages within the group. The group rehearses for 2 hours once a week. In addition to the Society’s annual concerts, the Senior Band plays in local festivals and community concerts 2 or 3 times per year.

Monday 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

The Senior Band is conducted by Mr. John White

Jazz Band

The Jazz Band is focused on advanced playing of the big band jazz style.  Rehearsals are held at the New Westminster Secondary School music room on Tuesdays from 7:00 – 9:00 pm.

The Jazz Band is conducted by Mr. Brent Taylor