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Concert for a Summer's Eve Preview

Jun 03, '17

With the end of term 3 and exams right around the corner, performers are hungry for their last chance to get on the Brentwood Stage, so expectations are high for the Concert for a Summer’s Eve next week. The concert has been awaited for by many performing arts classes as some of them last performed last in December. The Wind Ensemble, Vocal...

Theatre Production, the Dark Art

May 26, '17

The ghostly shadows of Theatre Production students work countless hours throughout the year creating and nurturing the numerous productions like Mary Poppins, Concert For A Winter Eve, Evening Of Dance, Senior Acting, special events, and much, much more to make Brentwood the special place that it is. Many weeks before the opening night of any...

Rock n’ Record

May 23, '17

Last Monday, the Beginner Rock Band ventured to a cabin in the woods to record their three best songs for the 2017 Brentwood Rock Band CD. The Beginner Rock Band made their way to Maple Bay to start recording their favorite songs with the recording guru himself, Zack. We performed our concert of “Fly Away” by Lenny Kravitz, “Harder to Breathe” by...

Stringing Together a Victory

May 18, '17

On Wednesday May 3rd, The Brentwood Guitar Ensemble performed in the Highlights Concert at the University of Victoria. The Guitar Ensemble came first in their division at the Victoria Music Festival, allowing us to go to the highlights concert and winning us a cheque for two hundred dollars. Our Captain was Jade M, Allard ‘17 who was given the...

A Sea to Sky Performance

May 09, '17

This past weekend, the Brentwood Wind, Jazz, and String Ensembles travelled to Whistler for three exciting days of practice and performance. Tension was high as bands from all over Canada and BC flew in to compete in this event. In the end, all three bands scored a Silver medal for their outstanding concerts. After an early wakeup, a cold...

Playing Our Way to Nationals

May 02, '17

If you had walked into the Port Alberni Pizza Factory on the evening of Wednesday, April 12th, you would have found it filled to bursting with Brentwood music students, dining on their way back from the Vancouver Island Concert Band Festival at the Alberni District Secondary School. As Mrs. Widenmaier said last week in assembly, April and May is...

Get Down to a Funky Sound

Apr 29, '17

With race cancellations taking place on the first day of the Brentwood Regatta, the Founders’ Plaza was buzzing with activity. Members of Brentwood and visitors alike moved about the area, be it for news on races or to get some great good from one of the Entrepreneurship booths. On such a windy day, there needed to be a way to get people warm and...

Concert Choir Springs Forward

Apr 19, '17

The busiest yet most fruitful term of the year for all Brentwood musicians has arrived. It is the time when all music bands and groups hustle to refine their repertoire for festivals and concerts; the Concert Choir is no exception. Last Monday, a small bus filled with 14 eager choristers travelled down to Oak Bay High School to attend the...

Antonio the All-Star

Apr 08, '17

Antonio C, Rogers ‘17 has been invited to perform with the West Coast Jazz Festival Grade 12 All-Star Combo. The selected combo musicians from across Vancouver Island schools will perform in a special festival feature concert at the West Coast Jazz Festival on Tuesday May 2 at 11:45am in the Vancouver Island University Theatre. This group will be...

A Student Among Pros

Mar 20, '17

On stage, Brentwood’s performers dazzled and charmed with the spectacle of Mary Poppins and its memorable score. It’s easy to recognize the role the singers and dancers played in the show, of course, and the crew’s role is crucial to a successful performance. One performer, however, made her contributions not from behind the scenes, but below...

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