2016/17 Old Boys' Blues Band
Director: James McMillan
The band is an opportunity for any Old Boy that plays a musical instrument to come and play jazz, rock and blues. The focus of the band is to get everyone playing, work on a variety of styles of pieces, and improvise a lot, but most of all, we will have a lot of fun!
We will aim to perform for the school at least once and have one or more public concerts, usually to support a good cause.
WHEN: Tuesday evenings starting September 13, 2016, until March 30, 2017.
WHERE: Selwyn House Music Room.
TIME: Rehearsal will start at 6:30 p.m. and run until 8:00 p.m. Room will open from 6:00 p.m. to get set up and warm up.
PARTICIPANTS: Any SHS Old Boy that plays a muscial instrument, has good basic reading ability, and wants to play some jazz, rock and blues. You must have an instrument at home to practice on.
PROVIDED: We have drum sets, percussion, four keyboards, sound system, mikes, guitar and bass amps. You must bring your own instrument, cords, tuners etc except for those mentioned above.
TO JOIN: Answer the questions below, then click continue to submit your interest. This will help Jaime know what the participation will be and give him a chance to start putting some arrangements together for the instrumentation of the band. He will then contact you by email and confirm the rehearsal dates and times.