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Week 6 Term 2 Performing Arts News

The ATC Big Band will perform at Assembly this week.

This week’s assembly on Friday 20 May will have the Big Band performing. This is in preparation for the Brisbane Jazz Club gig on Saturday. All parents are welcome to attend assembly at 8.25am. Ensemble members please be at school by 8am to set up and have a quick look over the pieces. You are required to wear your normal Friday uniform.

Rehearsals

Please see the link below and on the Rehearsal tab of the Performing Arts blog. If you are unable to attend rehearsal, please advise the conductor and Mrs Scalia via email. (all contact emails are below)

Tours

Sydney Tour Information
STOP PRESS: The tickets for the Sydney Opera house performance are now on sale through the Opera House website: http://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/whatson/2016_aimf.aspx
Individual tickets are $33 each (all categories are the same price) and there is an $8.50 transaction fee. The ticket type is general admission – which means there is not allocated seating. We will meet half an hour before the concert (which begins at 7 pm) and enter as a group hopefully! Here is a taste of the Festival through World Projects website. Tickets for the Opera House performance on Wednesday evening 6 July are NOW available. Other performances while in Sydney at the World Projects Music Festival are all FREE so everyone can come along and watch our Touring Bands.

Events

Big Band Festival
Big Band Performance at Jazz Club – See Performing Arts Events Tab for more details and booking information:
On Saturday 21 May our Big Band is performing at the Brisbane Jazz Club at Kangaroo Point. Band members must arrive by 12.15pm. Seating in the venue is not allocated, so the earlier the better for families to get a good seat. See Performing Arts Events Tab in the LATEST NEWS for more details and booking information or follow this link. The ATC performance is 3.15 pm to 3.45pm so please come along and support our talented band. See the downloadable link below for further details.

Handbell Performance
The Handbell Workshop and Concert is on Saturday 28 May at Coorparoo Secondary College (12pm to 5pm).
An information letter has been sent home and you can follow this link to pay for the workshop and concert. We would love to see parents and family members at the Concert to watch some extra-amazing handbell ensembles.

Brigidine Musical
This year Brigidine College, with assistance from Marist College Ashgrove and Ambrose Treacy College will be producing ‘Bring It On’ The Musical. The production will be staged in the Schonell Theatre at the University of Queensland on Friday 15 July at 7pm and Saturday 16 July at 2:00pm and 6.30pm.
Bring It On The Musical is an explosive musical comedy based on the hit film of the same name. It is a theatre production that truly dazzles with an incredible spectacle of high-energy, witty dialogue, zingily clever songs and inventive visuals. Tickets are $26 for Adults, $16 for students. Please “click here”: https://trybooking.com/188405 to book.

Cultural Support Group Coffee
Please come along for a coffee and informal chat about upcoming events on Thursday 26 May at 10 am at Simon’s Gourmet Gallery. Please let Mrs Scalia know if you are able to attend.

Help: Winter Concert on 2 June – Sausage Sizzle and Bar operating and help is needed for both please.
All Junior Ensembles and choirs will be performing at this Concert. The Middle School students will get a chance to shine on 14 June.

Key dates for Term 2

20 May Big Band performance on Assembly
21 May ATC Big Band at the Brisbane Jazz Club 12.15 arrival
21 May Taiko Drummers performance – Suncorp
26 May Cultural Support Group Coffee meeting 10 am
25 May Qld Youth Music Festival – Junior Choir
27 May Wind Ensemble performance on Assembly
28 May Handbell Workshop and Concert – Coorparoo Secondary College
30 May Middle School Singers at Music Festival
2 June Winter Junior School Music Evening
14 June Winter Middle School Music Evening
20,21,22 June Touring Band rehearsals 9 – 12
3 July Touring Bands rehearsal 9 – 12
4 – 10 July Sydney Music Tour
6 July Opera House Performance – Symphonic Winds Touring Band

Please direct any general music enquiries to Natalie Scalia Music Administration.

For more specific information please contact:
Mr Jason Goopy Head of the Arts and Choral Coordinator
Mr Jonathon Bolt Middle School Instrumental Music Coordinator
Mrs Catherine Esbensen Junior School Instrumental Music Coordinator
Ms Ms Barbara McGeever, Handbells Coordinator

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