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Brentwood Piano Teacher Recognized

Feb 03, '11

Brentwood piano teacher Christopher Reiche was recently selected as one of three applicants to be admitted to the Composer Mentoring Program sponsored by the Canadian Music Centre and the Canadian League of Composers. In this three-month residency, Christopher will receive tools, resources, and expert guidance to help him connect with the...

Finding the Light Workshop for Studio Art AP

Feb 01, '11

For the past two Mondays, Studio Art AP had enjoyed the instruction of Ms. Brenda Colby, professional photographer and coach of Brentwood’s Senior Girls’ Rowing team. Ms. Colby has been instructing the students on the use of light in their art. Throughout time, the concept of light has been a mystery. How can we manipulate this divine entity?...

A Phantom Ski Day

Jan 31, '11

There comes a time in every actor’s life when he or she must sacrifice immediate pleasure for the sake of his or her art. Wednesday was such day. Instead of riding the slopes of Mount Washington with glee, the musical cast was pushed to the limit by an avalanche of words, words, and more words. Or as the stage manager and stage hands would ...

Baba Brinkman Raps Brentwood

Jan 25, '11

At Brentwood we embrace not only modern life, but also the lessons of history. Last Friday night students in Grades 11 and 12 were treated to a mentally stimulating and incredibly entertaining hybrid of the two. Vancouver’s Baba Brinkman (soon to be famous for his off-Broadway hip-hop theatre production, The Rap Guide to Evolution) is not only...

Brentwood juniors talk a great game

Jan 21, '11

Wednesday, January 12 was another winning day for the Brentwood debaters who participated in Shawnigan’s Bruce Lockhart Invitational, an impromptu tournament that yielded some impressive results. Although one of our own, the pseudonymous Jacques Marschal* acting as a judge, inadvertently sabotaged results for debaters Yasyf M and Calvin S by ...

Airband Thunders Across Bunch Stage

Dec 03, '10

NSYNC, The Black Eyed Peas and even Lady Gaga all graced the stage of the T. Gil Bunch Theatre last Saturday. These world-class acts were brought to life by Brentwood’s finest dancers, lip-synchers and choreographers, at the first annual inter-house air band competition. With acts ranging from the popular Weather Girls hit “It’s Raining Men”, ...

A Concert for A Winter’s Eve

Dec 01, '10

Thursday night, following the scrumptious American Thanksgiving feast put on by the staff of Crooks Hall, and on Friday as well, Brentwood hosted its annual Concert for a Winter’s Eve as a benefit for the local Food Bank. Hosted by the Sugar Plum Fairy, alias Mrs. Widenmaier, the night exhibited some of Brentwood’s finest musical talents. A...

Concert for A Winter's Eve

Nov 24, '10

A public performance of Brentwood’s "Concert for A Winter's Eve", our seasonal celebration in music and song, will occur this Friday, November 26 at 7:30pm. This is a benefit concert for Cowichan’s Monday Morning Music, a therapy program held at Duncan’s Moose Hall. Admission is by donation. Brentwood students will be attending the...

Brentwood Alumni Take the Stages of Victoria by Storm!

Nov 19, '10


Brilliant!  One word can describe the Pacific Opera’s production of Rodelinda at the Royal Theater in Victoria. From the breathtaking embellishments of the six singers, to the superb orchestra playing period instruments, to the simple but extremely effective set - this show definitely rated ...

Musers in the Cathedral

Nov 15, '10

All 55 members of the Grade 9 class, led by Mr. MacLean, Mr. Cowie and Mr. Sullivan, visited St. Andrews and Christ Church Cathedrals in Victoria to experience, firsthand, the architecture of these buildings. Mr. MacLean commented that his Grade 9s are “like terriers in their pursuit of knowledge, especially on field trips.” Although energetic...

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