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Key dates: Prep spring arts events

Dear families,

We hope for an early spring, as predicted by our friend the groundhog, and are looking forward to a variety of wonderful events and performances at UCC and beyond. Here is a list of Prep Arts dates and details for events and performances taking place from April to the end of the academic year. 

Thurs, April 2 at 8:30 a.m. Primary Assembly
Primary Assembly with special performances by Year 4-5 choir before the Year 5 parent coffee.

Fri, April 3 from 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. CISMF rehearsal
Year 4 – 6 choir members will travel to St. Andrew’s College for the CISMF Junior Choir Rehearsal.

Sun, April 5 from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. CISMF dress rehearsal and performance at Roy Thomson Hall.
The Year 4-6 choir members rehearse and perform at Roy Thomson Hall. 11 a.m. dress rehearsal,  lunch at noon, 1:15 p.m. final dress rehearsal, 2:15 p.m line-up and final warm-up, 3 p.m. Concert.

Wed, April 15 at 8:30 a.m. Middle Assembly
With special Orff performance by SK and Year 1 students at a Middle Years assembly before the SK and Year 1 parent coffee.

Wed, April 22 at 8:30 a.m. Middle Assembly
With special Chicago Concert Band performance at assembly before the Year 7 parent coffee.

Thurs, April 23 – Sun, April 26 Chicago Band Trip
Members of UCC’s Year 7 concert band, wind ensemble and jazz ensemble will travel, perform, and compete in the International WorldStrides Heritage Music Festival in Chicago, Ill.

Tues, May 12 at 11 a.m. Year 3 and 5 New to Blue
Year 7 Jazz Ensemble members perform for new boy parents.

Wed, May 13 from 1-3 p.m. Year 6 and 7 Grandparents and Special Friends Day
Members of the Year 6 concert band, Year 7 concert band, Year 7 wind ensemble, and Year 7 jazz ensemble perform for UCC Grandparents and Special Friends. 

Wed, May 13 from 7-8:30 p.m. Spring Concert
M
embers of the Year 6 concert band, Year 6 jazz band, Year 7 concert band, Year 7 wind ensemble, Year 7 jazz ensemble and Year 6-7 choir perform for UCC families, staff and faculty.

Thurs, May 14 at 11 a.m. Year 6 and 7 New to Blue
Year 7 jazz ensemble members perform for new boy parents.

Thurs, May 28 from 1-3 p.m. SK-Year 5 Grandparents and Special Friends Day
SK to Year 5 class performances and SK – Year 3 spring musical for UCC grandparents and special friends.

Fri, May 29 from 2-3 p.m. SK – Year 5 Primary Concert
SK to Year 5 class performances and SK – Year 3 spring musical for UCC families.

Parents of performing students are welcome at most events with the exception of the CISMF rehearsals, dress rehearsals, and the New to Blue performances unless you are a new boy parent. All performances, including the off-campus competition, are free to attend.

If there are any specific questions regarding further details on any of the listed events please feel free to contact our Arts coordinators,  Monika Kastelic, Paul McGarr, or you can contact the individual director of the specific performing group. 

We hope to see many parents at the upcoming student performances.

 

Sincerely,

Prep School Arts coordinators
Paul McGarr pmcgarr@ucc.on.ca
Monika Kastelic mkastelic@ucc.on.ca