Members of the Symphonic Band have been sent via email a letter with details of their combined bands workshop at Brisbane Girls Grammar School, on the Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons of Week 7.
(Note that band members are NOT required to wear the new Performance Music uniform to this event; they should wear their usual Dress uniforms.)
The information about the event is as follows:
Symphonic Band Workshop at BGGS:
Tuesday 26 August, 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Wednesday 27 August, 3:30 pm – 7:15 pm
The two-day Symphonic Band Workshop, as listed in the Performance Music Calendar of Events, will be held at Brisbane Girls Grammar School (BGGS), after school on Tuesday 26 August, and also on Wednesday 27 August.
On both the Tuesday and the Wednesday, the students will leave P8 early, to board a bus from College at 2:38 pm (start of P8) to travel to the venue (BGGS).
The Tuesday workshop session will conclude at 5:30 pm, and the students will then travel back to Redlands College by bus, arriving at 6:30 pm approx. Parents are asked to arrive promptly at College to collect their children from the bus at 6:30 pm.
The Wednesday workshop session will conclude with an early evening concert for parents at BGGS, commencing at 6:00 pm. The concert will conclude at 7:15 pm, and students should be collected by their parents from BGGS at that time. On the Wednesday, a sausage sizzle will be provided for the students for dinner (free of charge).
The Symphonic Band students will interact with students from two bands at Brisbane Girls Grammar School, and from St Joseph’s College. Each band will perform for the other school bands, then all of the students will come together to rehearse two combined pieces.
On the Wednesday, parents are invited to attend the concert performance at the end of the Wednesday session, commencing at 6:00 pm and finishing at 7:15 pm.
When: Tuesday 26 August and Wednesday 27 August
Where: Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Gregory Terrace, Spring Hill
Transport to venue: TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY – Students to board bus from College at 2:38 pm
Transport after event: TUESDAY – Students will be brought back to College by bus, arriving at 6:30 pm approx, to be collected from College by their parents.
WEDNESDAY – Students to be collected from BGGS at 7:15 pm.
Concert at BGGS commences: WEDNESDAY: 6:00 pm (parents invited to attend concert)
Workshop/Concert concludes: WEDNESDAY: 7:15 pm (parents to collect students from venue)
Dress: Dress Uniform
What to bring: Students are responsible for bringing their own instrument, and should also bring a water bottle.
According to parents’ signed permission slip for the year’s Performance Music events, you have given your consent for your child to attend this event. Please refer to “Approved Leave” in the Terms and Conditions of your Ensemble Agreement. Absence from a Performance Music Calendar event can only be approved in very exceptional circumstances, and notice in writing must be given to the Performance Music Department as far as possible in advance of the event.