|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on January 22, 2014 at 2:00 PM||comments (34)|
A belated Happy New Year!
Lots of changes and annoucements forthcoming! so lets get started.
|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on November 13, 2013 at 12:20 AM||comments (0)|
Meet the Bands
Our joint concert, year opener with the Saskatoon Brass Band was a great success. Play for the first time at Mayfair United Church, each band played a half of music followed by a couple of massed band pieces to raise the church roof. Thanks to the Church and SBB!
The band also took part in the Remembrance day ceremony at the Credit Union Centre this past Monday 11th November. Bridge City joined the Saskatoon Temple B...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on October 12, 2013 at 2:40 AM||comments (0)|
New Season/New Faces
While the band took great strides forward once again over the course of the 2012/13 Season we unfortunately lost cherished players to relocation, work/family commitments and further education.
Bridge City Brass Band would like to thank the following players for their time in the band and wish them the best in their futures:
Linley and Barrie Redford, Claire Amiro, Pierre-Mathieu Gauthier, Erik Hyde, Kevin Marsh, Marissa Graham, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on October 12, 2013 at 1:55 AM||comments (0)|
Our fifth season flew by quickly..and there is lots to catch up on!
Following our succesful Celtic Brass concert at the Broadway Theatre we enjoyed a joint concert with the Brunskill School 7/8 band, hosted at Centennial Collegiate. Each band played a short set before combining for several pieces conducted by Brunskill's Director of Bands and former conductor/horn player of BCB Erin McVittie. In addition to forging ties with one of our local c...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on March 3, 2013 at 2:30 PM||comments (0)|
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|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on February 22, 2013 at 12:40 AM||comments (0)|
December saw our annual Christmas shindig go down a storm at our home at Grace Westminster United Church. Packed full of Christmas cheer and cakes on every table the band played a demanding program of music.
Fanfare: Christians Awake Paul Lovatt-Cooper
Over the Rainbow ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on February 22, 2013 at 12:30 AM||comments (0)|
Bridge City were honored to host Dr. Peter Meechan back in November for a rehearsal/workshop. Having performed several of his pieces over the past two years we were delighted to get his perspective on his compositions and also benefit from his work with the band.
This was Dr. Meechans second visit to Saskatoon. This time he was present for the World Premiere of two pieces 'Autumn Falling' and 'ISS Flyover' commissioned and performed by Dr. Darrin Oehlerking and the University of Saskat...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on November 1, 2012 at 2:05 AM||comments (0)|
This past Thursday the band were delighted to welcome Composer and Conductor Paul Suchan to work with the band for half of the rehearsal. Paul has completed a commission for the band entitled "The Wandering and Fading of a Hymn", which will be premiered at the 2013 Prairie Brass Band Festival.
This was a perfect chance for Paul to rehearse his own piece and give the band key insight into the inner workings of the piece and its origins. We thank Paul for his time and giving us this great...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on October 13, 2012 at 1:45 PM||comments (0)|
Bridge City Brass Band joins its bigger brother Saskatoon Brass Band to kick off our fifth season on October 13th. 7pm @ Grace Westminster United Church in Saskatoon, admission by donation.
Both bands will perform a half of music before combining for a massed band finish!
Bridge City Brass Program:
Blenheim Flourishes...................................James Curnow
Sleep.....................................................Eric Whitacre, arr. D.Sc...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Bridgecitybrass on July 24, 2012 at 9:25 PM||comments (0)|
FIRST REHEARSAL - THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 6TH