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Winter Arts calendar of events

Happy New Year!

As the calendar changes to 2020, January is very busy with rehearsals and preparation for numerous winter Arts events. Below is a list of dates and details for Prep Arts performances up until March Break:

Thurs, Jan. 30

Primary Assembly at 8:30 a.m. with special performances by the Year 7 jazz ensemble and the Year 3 classes followed by Year 3 parent coffee.

Wed, Feb. 5

Jazz Day from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m.  Jazz ensembles from UCC participate in clinical sessions facilitated by guest artists. Schedule to be determined. 

Blue Note Jazz Cafe at 6:30 p.m. with performances by all UCC jazz ensembles and Year 5-7 choir, combined with the Upper School Blue Notes. This includes Year 7, junior, intermediate, and senior jazz ensembles.

Thurs, Feb. 13

Primary Assembly at 8:30 a.m. with special recorder performances by Year 4 classes followed by Year 4 parent coffee.

Ontario Band Association Music Festival 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Competition for the Year 7 concert band and wind ensemble at Le Parc Banquet Centre. Performance times are 11 a.m. for the concert band and 1:45 p.m. for the wind ensemble.

Tues, Feb. 18

CISMF Rehearsal at 8 a.m-3:30 p.m. with the Year 4/5 choir. Location to be determined. 

Wed, Feb. 26 and Thurs, Feb. 27

Winter musical performance of Into the Woods at 7 p.m. with the Year 7 cast and crew.

Thurs, Feb. 27

Humber Jazz Festival from 7 a.m.-noon with the Year 7 jazz ensemble. Performance time is 9 a.m. at the Humber Lakeshore Campus.

Parents of performing students are most welcome at most events with the exception of the Founder’s Dinner (unless you are attending the dinner) and the CISMF rehearsal. All performances, including off-campus competitions, are free to attend.

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

We hope to see you at any number of upcoming student performances.

Sincerely,

Your Prep School Arts coordinators
Paul McGarr (pmcgarr@ucc.on.caand Monika Kastelic (mkastelic@ucc.on.ca)