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Welcome!
 Upcoming highlights for 2018-2019.....
WHISLTER Cantando Music Festival ~ April 26th-28th, 2019                "NEWSIES!"  ~ The Musical

We are still accepting registrations for the 2017-2018 school year.

If you want to learn an instrument, read and perform music, come on in and join us.  Beginners are welcome! Whether you are brand new, Grade 9-12 or just want to refresh you musical abilities, we will find a spot for you. Music Tours, retreats and other activities are planned as the year goes on but every year brings new and exciting opportunities. We contribute to our greater community and to the spirit of our school.

****Attention instrumentalists: please take the time in the next day to record the brand and serial number of your instrument. Keep the information in a safe place that your parents can find if something should happen to your instrument. This is more important than what you may realize. Also ensure your instrument is clearly labeled with your name on it. Thanks!

 

You can contact Mrs. Ottens at any time at:  gottens@sd43.bc.ca           

    
                                

IMPORTANT DATES:    
Wednesday Sept. 5th ~ Music Department Orientation
     New students and parents to our department 7:00 pm
     Returning students can arrive at 7:30 to meet new people, hear current plans for the new school year and share   
     ideas.
SEE a draft of this year's Concert and Event Dates under Music Documents, top left menue options.
First Meeting of students will be Wed. Sept. 5th at 8:00 am in the Choir room. Everyone needs to come out and meet each other and help get things starting to roll with excitement!

Regular scheduled class times. 
Junior Band: Monday & Thursday, 7:30 am Bands
Senior Band: Tuesday & Friday, 7:30 am
Choir: Monday after school 3:15-4:30 pm; Wed. morning 7:30 am

The following scheduled course times may change as students are registered in other courses and another time may need to be chosen.

Jazz Band: Tuesday 3:15 - 4:30, other time to be determined
Vocal Jazz: Tuesday 3:15 pm, Wed. at lunch

Music Composition and Music Fusion/Contemporary Music and Guitar - see scheduled class times

More dates on the calendar! Click on "Music Documents" on the top left hand margin.
 
The information below is yet to be updated for the 2018-2019 year. Stay tuned!
 
MUSIC DEPARTMENT SCHEDULE
Semester 1
Mon.        Tues.          Wed.        Thurs.        Fri.
X/1
 
 
JR. BAND
7:30-8:50
SR. BAND
7:30-8:50
CHOIR
7:30-8:50
JR. BAND
7:30-8:50
SR. BAND
7:30-8:50
A/2
 
 
9:00-10:20
 
9:00-10:20
 
9:00-10:10
 
9:00-10:20
 
9:00-10:20
B/3
 
 
10:25-11:45
 
 
10:25-11:45
 
ADVISORY
10:15-10:35
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10:40-11:55
 
10:25-11:45
 
 
 
 
10:25-11:45
 
Lunch
 
 
11:50-12:20
(Jazz Band opt.#2)
11:50-12:20
VOCAL JAZZ
12:00-12:30
   (Jazz Band         opt.#2)
11:50-12:20

 
11:50-12:20
C/4
 
 
12:25-1:45
 
12:25-1:45
 
12:35-1:45
 
12:25-1:45
 
12:25-1:45
D/5
 
Guitar
1:50-3:10
Guitar
1:50-3:10
Guitar
1:50-3:00
Guitar
1:50-3:10
Guitar
1:45-3:10
 
CHOIR
3:15-4:30
 
JAZZ Band
3:15-4:00
 
Musical Theatre
3:15-4:30
 
Musical Theatre opt2
3:15-4:30
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(Concerts)
 

NEWCOMERS are welcome to still join!
 

 Announcements

 
Attachments
  
  
  
  
  
No presence informationOttens, Glenda12/14/2015 9:00 AM
  
No presence informationOttens, Glenda10/15/2015 9:53 PM
  
No presence informationOttens, Glenda10/6/2015 2:34 PM
  
No presence informationOttens, Glenda10/6/2015 2:32 PM
  
No presence informationOttens, Glenda10/24/2014 11:28 AM
  
No presence informationShen, Randie5/27/2014 4:23 PM
 

 Homework At A Glance

 
 

Jr. Band

First class Thursday Sept. 7th @ 7:30 am without instrument.

Bring a pencil!

 


Beginner Guitar

You are welcome to bring your own guitar and leave it in Ms. Ottens music office for storage. Please make sure that your name is on the guitar so that they don't get mixed-up with other people's guitars. : )

Sr. Band

First class Sept. 8th @ 7:30 am with instrument. 

 Bring a pencil!

Advanced Guitar

 

 

Choir

 

Bring a pencil and duo-tang to every class!

 

First class Monday Sept. 11th @ 3:15-4:30 pm

Music Composition

 Will be using Logic Pro (X) and rote.

Jazz

First class ~ TBA

Music Fusion

 

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 Teacher Contact Information

 

Mrs. G. Ottens
Music Director
email:  gottens@sd43.bc.ca

The Music Department offers many exciting events to be a part of each year. Programs offered throughout the year include:

  • Junior Band
  • Senior Band
  • Choir
  • Jazz Combo
  • Beginner Guitar
  • Advanced Guitar
  • Music Fusion
  • Music Composition
  • Joins the Drama department in Musical Theatre
  • Korean Drumming
  • Vocal Jazz
  • String Ensemble

Some activities may include: Music Tours, Retreats, Festivals, District Meets and special community projects.

Come and join one of our ensembles and meet new friends while having terrific musical "edventures!"

Contact Mrs. Ottens for further details or attend one of the school's orientations. 

The Virtual Classroom link is a password protected area in which students participate in online learning activities.

Students can access this area with their
school username and password.

Note: student login with SD43\username
for example: SD43\132-jdoe