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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...

Chopping on Chopin & Marvelous with Math

Mar 13, '17

After six rounds, Yiwen C, Allard ‘20, with 30 of a possible 30 points, is currently the top student in the Math Department’s fortnightly challenge. She is also a very accomplished pianist who performed at the Cowichan Music Festival Gala concert on Sunday at the Duncan United Church where she will be performed Frederic Chopin’s “Minute Waltz”....

Marvelous at Math & Perfect on Piano

Mar 03, '17

After six rounds, Yiwen C, Allard ‘20, with 30 of a possible 30 points, is currently the top student in the Math Department’s fortnightly challenge. She is also a very accomplished pianist who performed at the Cowichan Music Festival Gala concert on Sunday at the Duncan United Church where she will be performed Frederic Chopin’s “Minute Waltz”....

Reaching for the Stars

Jan 18, '17

“If you reach for the stars, all you get are the stars” but the musical cast has found a whole new spin. “If you reach for the heavens, you get the stars thrown in.” As announced by directors Mrs. Widenmaier, Ms. Blake, and Mr. Newns earlier in the school year, the musical theatre version of Mary Poppins will grace our stage at the beginning of...

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Dec 07, '16

Since – in some cases – September, students and teachers of the music department have been busily preparing for the School’s annual winter music presentation: Concert For A Winter’s Eve. The product – an approximately two-hour line-up of performances by solos, small groups, and the music ensembles – has progressed well into the process of...

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