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Pops Orchestra wins bronze at the National Music Fest

May 25, '10

Brentwood's award winning Pops Orchestra performed at the National Music Fest Competition, which annually invites the best young musicians in Canada to compete. Winners of Gold at the provincial level, Pops Orchestra, under the baton of Ms. Elizabeth MacIssac, won Bronze in their division. They were competing with other school orchestras from...

Brentwood Students get a Lesson in Hip Hop

May 20, '10

Brentwood’s Fine Arts department received a visit yesterday from Mr. Jonny Dupre, a Hip hop instructor from San Diego. The students were amazed to find out that Jonny has danced with artists such as Usher, MC Hammer and the like! He taught the students co-ordination exercises as well as the fundamental stance positions for hip-hop dance. Each...

Brentwood Jazz Band invited to Nationals!

May 13, '10

Based on our recent gold winning performance at the West Coast Jazz Festival, the Brentwood College Jazz Band has been invited to MusicFest Canada 2011, "The Nationals". As this will be in Vancouver next year, we will make every effort to accept this invitation. Music Fest is a week-long event that will bring together more than ...

Brentwood Students Top Annual Public Speaking Competition

May 07, '10

On Saturday, seven members of the debate and public speaking class attended “The Westerns”, an annual public speaking competition at York House School in Vancouver. Yasyf M was at his extemporaneous best, taking first place in the impromptu category while Katie R placed third in the after-dinner division with her mock-serious protestation about...

Brentwood College Dance Company presents "Blue & White"

May 06, '10

The Brentwood College Dance Company is proud to present the 2010 Evening of Dance entitled "Blue & White". This is an exciting collection of choreography, with a total of 21 pieces, covering many dance genres with a theme of blue and white. There are two evenings of this performance at The T.Gil Bunch Centre for Performing...

Brentwood Performers Receive Prestigious Awards

May 05, '10

Students of the Brentwood College Arts Department are receiving some prestigious awards this year for their exceptionally talented singing and dynamic dancing. This year's Concert Choir was the recipient of the Gardiner Shield for Outstanding Performance by a Secondary School. Brentwood senior Alexander B. received his own Gardiner Shield Award at...

Brentwood Music Department scores more Silver & Gold

May 03, '10

On Wednesday the 28th of April, the Jazz Band and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, headed up to Nanaimo for the annual West Coast Jazz Festival.  This festival is a qualifier for Music Fest Canada, so the standards are high.
Dressed “to the nines”, the six members of the Vocal Jazz Ensemble, (Shannon W., Michaela M., Maggie D., Charlotte W.,...

Brentwood Rock Bands play Regatta

Apr 21, '10

Brentwood’s 4 rock bands and various other students will be performing live this weekend in front of the 5,000 visitors to our campus at the Brentwood Regatta.  Rock Band is one of the 28 Fine Art options available for Brentwood students (as well as the 24 athletic options). It is an exciting time of year for our rock bands as the Brentwood...

Brentwood performs at the Victoria Festival of Performing Arts

Apr 16, '10

The Greater Victoria Performing Arts Festival is in full swing and our Brentwood musicians and dancers are involved in it in a big way.  First up were the Brentwood Concert Choir and Jazz Ensemble. The Concert Choir will receive an award for their top performance on Monday April 19th at the Choir Gala which is held  at the 1st...

Brentwood Ballet Dancers take the next step

Apr 10, '10

At Brentwood, we believe the arts promote creativity, self-expression, and teamwork. Enter the T.Gil Bunch Centre for Performing Arts and you might typically hear the jazz band, or concert choir performing, but as of late you would have been hearing our dancers rehearsing for a very special event. After many hours of practice, four of our...

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