Week 4: Sept 28-Oct 2. Its Oboe Week!

This week we are celebrating the oboe and its beautiful sound. There’s a masterclass for all oboe players (and wanna be players) at lunch on Wednesday, Sept 30 in the Band room, from 11:45-12:10. Please don’t be late. Students should be listening to their band’s assigned music found on the Student’s Page. It’s a great…

Week 3: Sept 21 Band news

This week in the band department: The beginner band students will be bringing in their newly chosen instruments for our first playing class. Parent walk-through will be this Wednesday night and I hope to meet with the parents of our band students. Students should be setting up regular practice schedules at home to help develop…

This week in Band: Sept 14-18

Welcome back to week two. It was a pleasure meeting all of you this past week and I know it will be another amazing year here at Lord Byng! This week, the off-timetable classes begin. See the schedule: OFF-15-16 Beginner Band students will try out instruments on Wednesday so they can decide on what instrument to…

UBC Concert Winds looking for exemplary high school students and past grads

A message from UBC School of Music: “UBC ensembles are open to all interested UBC students (including non-majors!). “In addition to UBC students, we would also consider accepting exemplary high school students into our ensembles, particularly, Concert Winds. This season, we are especially interested in learning about any talented high school clarinet, trumpet, French horn, and percussion students…