Proposed Spring 2018 Performance Schedule
Saturday April 14
At Mary Winspear Centre as part of “Band Day”
45 min set.
Details to follow.
Sunday, May 27
Spring Concert (afternoon)
At the Mary Winspear Centre.
Dress rehearsal in the morning at the MWC.
On Sunday May 27, the Sidney Concert Band is proud to feature a number of its members as soloists in its annual Spring concert: “SCB’s Got Talent!”
Seventy-six-year-old Jim Kingham has been playing wind instruments since his early teens - first on clarinet with his high school and university orchestras, and then throughout the 1960s on saxophone with a four-piece combo. In addition to playing alto sax with SCB for 15 years, Jim has played sax with the Swiftsure Big Band and the Saxophoria quintet.
Stephanie Benbow has been an SCB member since graduating from Parkland Secondary school six years ago. She is a member of the trombone section, but has also been a featured vocalist at numerous concerts.
At 17, Ryan Kelly is the youngest member of the trumpet section but has been affiliated with SCB for several years through local air cadet and school bands. Ryan is currently in grade 12 at Parkland Secondary School, where he is first trumpet with the school’s bands.
Peter Gardner plays clarinet in the band and has for several years. The Spring concert will feature Peter's arrangement of "Nice n' Easy" specially arranged for the SCB.
In addition to these featured artists, the band will perform a wide range of musical styles from Mozart's "Overture to the Magic Flute" and the “March" from Holst's First Suite for Band to “Highlights from Camelot” and “Seventy-Six Trombones” from The Music Man.
Sunday, June 24
Sidney Bandshell Concert (afternoon)
Joint concert with the visiting Kamloops Community Band.
(NB: Each band plays separately).
Sunday, July 1
Canada Day Parade
(20 musicians for the float).
See Events Calendar
Want to Join?
Please contact Bruce Ham for more information.
- Monday nights.
- Set up at 6:30pm
- Downbeat at 7pm
- Peace Lutheran Church
- 2295 Weiler Ave, Sidney
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