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Environmental Art Hits the Dirt

Following the Land, Earthwork and Environmental Art movements of the 1960s and 1970s, Brentwood College Boarding students in this project escape the studio and move their artwork outside.
Sep 22, '11

Following the Land, Earthwork and Environmental Art movements of the 1960s and 1970s, students in this project escape the studio and move their artwork outside. The landscape becomes the canvas and the natural materials, found outside, become the artist’s tools and medium. In this way students develop a strong sense of place and a tactile...

Environmental Art Spirals to the Peak

Jun 09, '11

The members of the Senior Environmental Art class, under the guidance of Mr. Boehme and Mr Jason Pressman, have recently combined beauty and utility in their construction of the herb spiral in the school vegetable garden. Arming themselves with heavy rocks, fertile earth, shovels, a wheelbarrow and some seedlings, these four have created a lasting...

Brentwood Flautist Heads to Nationals

Brentwood Flautist crowned Provincial Champion Heads to Nationals. Michael also performs with the school’s pop orchestra and jazz band.
Jun 09, '11

Michael O, who has wowed crowds in the Bunch Theatre with his virtuoso flute and piano repertoire, took his show on the road this week and was crowned Provincial Champion in Kamloops. Competing in the Senior Division (though he is still a junior) Michael “MacGyver” O had to overcome a leaky key which he and a fellow competitor fixed shortly before...

MusicFest and Concert for A Summer’s Eve

Recently Brentwood's Pops Orchestra conducted by Elizabeth MacIsaac and Phil Newns' Jazz Band brought home silvers from the prestigious National MusicFest Canada, which, in partnership with the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, was held in Richmond this year.
Jun 01, '11

Recently Brentwood's Pops Orchestra conducted by Elizabeth MacIsaac and Phil Newns' Jazz Band brought home silvers from the prestigious National MusicFest Canada, which, in partnership with the National Arts Centre in Ottawa, was held in Richmond this year. This week-long festival is now the largest of its kind in North America and provides a...

Jazzing up the Kiwanis Festival

Vocal Jazz Ensemble made their way to Vancouver recently to perform at the Kiwanis Jazz Festival
May 05, '11

Waking up at an ungodly hour, the Vocal Jazz Ensemble made their way to Vancouver recently to perform at the Kiwanis Jazz Festival. One could easily tell that the event was filled with a love for jazz and the oldies.

Our group did well against fierce competition and benefited a great deal from the adjudicator’s feedback. We were...

Jazz Band “Digs” that Gold

The Brentwood College Jazz Band struck “Superior Gold”, for the second year in a row, on Wednesday, April 27th when they performed at the West Coast Jazz Festival in Port Albern
Apr 28, '11

The Brentwood College Jazz Band struck “Superior Gold”, for the second year in a row, on Wednesday, April 27th when they performed at the West Coast Jazz Festival in Port Alberni. They played three selections including “Old Devil Moon”, “Willow Weep for Me”, and Mambo Jambo, which were well received by the adjudicators. A big thank you is extended...

Brentwood Choirs Hit All the Right Notes

Apr 20, '11

On Monday, April 18th, Brentwood’s Vocal Jazz Ensemble and Concert Choir were invited to perform at the Choral Honors Concert at the Victoria Highlights Festival. The Vocal Jazz Ensemble performed “What is this Thing Called Love” and “Hold Me”, while the Concert Choir beautifully sang, “In the Land of Innisfree” and “Royal Hudson”. The choirs...

Rugby Girls have Fun in Vancouver!

Brentwood Rugby Girls play Semiahmoo/Marriot
Apr 19, '11

Last weekend the girls' rugby team played two games in the Lower Mainland gaining valuable experience and confidence in each other. On Friday they narrowly lost to a composite Semiahmoo/Marriot side 22-24, playing some attractive open rugby but coming up short in kicking converts.
On Saturday the girls beat a young but spirited Tweedsmuir...

Have No Fear, “Pan” is Near!

Peter Pan plays at Brentwood College School.The company of 24 actors also includes mermaids, pirates, Amazon warriors, the Darling family, and beloved dog, Nana.
Apr 12, '11

After months of anticipation, citizens of the Cowichan Valley can rest knowing that “Pan” is near. Brentwood’s own Mrs. Susan Quinton has taken on the laborious but enjoyable task of directing the school’s annual senior acting production and they are now in final rehearsal.
The two Whittall House roommates featured in the above picture...

Brentwood Flautist heads to Provincials

Brentwood flautist Michael Oh, heads to BC provincials in Kamloops
Mar 29, '11

Michael Oh, Grade 11 Brentwood student and flautist extraordinaire, has been picked once again to proceed to the BC provincials in Kamloops on June the 5th and 6th of this year. Last year Michael advanced all the way to the Nationals.  He also performed at the Cowichan Musical Festival Highlights earlier this year on the Cowichan Theater...

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