Wednesday, 8 March 2017

Musicfest Canada's Nationals Information



Planning is underway for all three of the qualifying bands at OTHS to go to Nationals which is held this year in Niagara Falls

Where:  Niagara Falls, ON

When: Monday, May 15 to Tuesday, May 16th

What is included:  Transportation in a coach bus, hotel stay for one night, one breakfast, one dinner, a Musicfest concert, individual registration cost of $90 per student

Cost: $315.00 per student

THERE WILL BE AN MEETING FOR PARENTS AND GUARDIANS WHO REQUIRE MORE INFORMATION ON THURSDAY, MARCH 23 AT 7:00PM IN THE SCHOOL CAFETERIA

REGISTRATION IS AVAILABLE ON CASHLESS

Regional Musicfest Results

Last week the Sr. Jazz Enemble, Wind Ensemble and Concert Band competed in the GHMF which is Musicfest Canada's regional festival. They earn the following rankings:

Concert Band B200 - GOLD

Sr. Jazz Ensemble 18 and under - Silver Plus

Wind Ensemble B400 - Silver Plus

All three bands have be invited to competed at Nationals this May.

Congratulations goes out to members of theses bands!!!!!!!

Thursday, 19 January 2017

Wind Ensemble Guest Conductor - Tuesday, Feb. 7 from 3:00-5:00

Following exams, the Wind Ensemble will be working with a guest conductor in preparation for Musicfest in February.  This will be taking place on Tuesday, February 7th from 3:00-5:00.  All members of the Wind Ensemble should make arrangements to be in attendance.

Colin currently conducts/directs the award winning Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra as well as the Halton Mississauga Youth Orchestra and has received the prestigious Clifford Evans Award for Conducting.  For Colin's full bio click the link below

Colin Clarke's Bio

Regional Musicfest Competition

The OTHS Concert Band, Wind Ensemble and Senior Jazz Ensemble will be competing at Musicfest Canada's regional competion this February at Reedemer University in Ancaster.  The dates for each group are listed below:

Wind Ensemble - Wed., February 22

Senior Jazz Ensemble - Wed., February 22

Concert Band - Thursday, February 23

Permission forms and information will be handed out when rehearsals resume following exams the week of Feb. 6th.

Tuesday, 13 December 2016

Winter Concert Sold Out

The OTHS Winter Concert for the 2016-17 school year is sold out.  We apologize for any dissapointment.  Be sure to buy our Spring Concert tickets early!

Saturday, 10 December 2016

Winter Concert Call Times

The OTHS Winter Concert is Thursday, Dec. 15th at 7:00PM.  If you are playing in the concert you must arrive at the school and sign in with a teacher in the cafeteria.  Depending on when you are performing, you class or ensemble has been given a call time. To view your call time please click the link below:


WINTER CONCERT CALL TIMES 2016-17




Wednesday, 23 November 2016

LAST CALL TO SUBMIT WHAT YOU WOULD LIKE WRITTEN ON YOUR HOODIE.

THE ORDER GOES OUT TOMORROW, DEC. 12.  ANYONE THAT HAS NOT FILLED IT IN WILL HAVE NOTHING ON THE ARM


f you would like to show your OTHS Music Dept. pride then here is your chance!  Music hoodies and jackets can now be purchased.

This year's hoodies are black with OTHS Music stitched on the front and your choice of up to 17 characters stitched on the left arm.  Sizes are S,M,L,XL. The cost for a hoodie is $45

There is also black windbreakers for sale.  These will have OTHS Music stitched on the back with up to 17 characters stitched on the left arm.  These can be purchased in male and female styles and come in S,M,L,XL.  The cost of the jackets are $55

There are sample hoodies and jackets to try on so that you order the right size in the Music room.

TO ORDER YOUR GEAR.........

click HERE to pay on the cashless site.

THEN

click HERE to fill out your sizing information and what you would like on the arm.

ALL ORDERS MUST BE COMPLETE BY DEC. 7th