Regina Catholic 43rd Annual Band Days Festival
Many of our students performed solos and ensembles at Band Days. Over 900 students from the Regina Catholic School System performed at this annual festival. Thank you for your practice, hard work, and initiative. We are proud of all of you!
Some of our Deshaye students received Awards and Honourable Mentions at the festival. Congratulations to:
Beginner Woodwind Honourable Mention: Erica C.
Beginner Ensemble Honourable Mentions:
Deshaye Trombone/Saxophone Trio: Jasper F., Boston S., Mathew T.
Deshaye Flute Quartet: Helena W., Erika H., Abigail F., Erica C.
Class C Woodwind Award: Jazmine R.
Class C Brass Award: Joe S.
Some of our Grade 7/8 band students were invited to participate in the Band Days Gr. 7/8 Select Band. This band rehearsed only 5 times and then put on a performance at the end of the festival. The Band Days Grand Awards Concert took place on Saturday, April 21. This concert featured the Gr. 7/8 Select Band, the High School Honour Band, and awards presentations. Congratulations to Deshaye students Jazmin F., Jazmine R., and Selwyn A. on a great concert!
Optimist Band Festival
Congratulations to our band students on their great performances at the Optimist Festival at the Conexus Arts Centre in March. We are so proud of your hard work and dedication. Both the LeBoldus Area Grade 6 Band and Grade 7/8 Band received 3 gold ratings and Superior Performance plaques. The Grade 7/8 Band also received an invitation to MusicFest Canada in Toronto. While they are unable to participate, the students are pleased to receive this honour!
The Gr. 6 and Gr. 7/8 Bands will perform school concerts in May. More details to come soon!
The LeBoldus Area Gr. 6 and Gr. 7/8 Bands will be performing a concert in the LeBoldus Gym on Sunday, May 27, 4:30 pm. More details will be given to students soon.