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Grade 11/12 Band
Congratulations to all the graduates...we are very proud of each one of you....continue your musical journey!   

FINALE CONCERT held at Agriplex.  A mass band performed several selections including a surprise "You Have Made A Difference" composed by Mr. Ron MacKay, Halifax, NS as a surprise to retiring band director Larry Pearen.

SPRING CONCERT TOUR PLANNED...
Tuesday, May 6 - 2:30 - Yorkdale Central...good job

Yorkton Music Festival - March 31 to April 2
WHAT A SHOW!  CONGRATULATIONS TO THE SR. CONCERT BAND.....you did us proud!  "INCHON" ....The audience thought the helicopters were inside the theatre or a sound track....and a score of 90% too.

Selections  performed include: INCHON by Robert W. Smith, written in honor of the composer's father on the 50th Anniversary of the Korean War.....this exciting new works is waiting to be performed.  Second selection is Moventa by Canadian composer Andre Jutras.  The percussion section is featured in both these works.

The Winter Concert was held on Sunday, December 8th at 2:30 p.m.  It was a wonderful afternoon of Christmas music.  Congratulations to all the performers....."the gift of music".

A Halloween Concert  was performed on  Wednesday, October 30th at 7 p.m.  Costumes and special decorating   added  to the evening of music.

       
Music performed:  A Night on Bald Mountain, A Hymnsong for Lowell Mason and To Dance In the Secret Garden.  Congratulations to all!

Last season - 2002-03 Performances

YRHS MUSIC DEPARTMENT PRESENTED......"A NITE AT THE MOVIES" which drew a big crowd....popcorn, video clips too.

YRHS BANDS BRING HOME GOLD!
Congratulations to the members of the Senior Concert Band and Jazz I who were rated "GOLD" at MusicFest Canada National Finals this past May in Calgary. An estimated 8,000 students from across Canada participated in the four day festival held at the Telus Convention Center in downtown Calgary. As well as the two performances, the students attended workshops sponsored by the music industry, observed other band performances and two evening concerts featuring the National Concert Band of MusicFest and a brass quintet. The YRHS students enjoyed a breakfast on top of the Calgary Tower with a wonderful view of the city included, a visit to the Calgary Zoo and stop at Chinook Mall.
Congratulations on a job well done...

FINALE BAND CONCERT
at the Parkland Agri-plex - Tuesday, June 4th at 7 p.m. was a great success.....congratulations to all the performers.


YORKTON MUSIC FESTIVAL
OPTIMIST BAND FESTIVAL - Center of the Arts, Regina

* Musicfest Calgary - Tues., May 14 - Sat. May 18
Grade 11/12 and invited Grade 9/10 students
YRHS CONCERT BAND RATED "GOLD" at National Festival!

If you have any questions, please call the Band Office - 786-5579.
It is going to be a great year of music making.

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