“Music expresses that which cannot be said, and on which it is impossible to be silent”

 

Victor Hugo

MAGEE SECONDARY SCHOOL BAND DEPARTMENT - WELCOME!

CURRENT NEWS AND EVENTS:

Check out the videos of the Magee Bands on YouTube!!  We recently surpassed 170,000 views!!


Welcome Back!!

The website was not updated for a few months due to the labour dispute between the BCTF and the BC government, but school is back in session and we look forward to another exciting year of music at Magee.  This website will be updated as school continues and dates are confirmed.

Upcoming Dates         



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Magee Music Society Webpage


The Magee Music Society has started a webpage to keep parents informed of current fundraisers and volunteer activities.  Check out the page
here.


Uniform Order Forms for new music students

Download uniform order forms below:

            i.   Boys

            ii.  Girls

            iii. Girls wrap dress order form

 

Attention Former Music Students!

  If you have a senior dress, junior skirt or vest you would like to sell, please contact May in the school office (604) 713-8200 to find out how the Music Society will buy back your old uniform.

 


Equipment for Band Classes

A reminder to all students entering Symphonic Band (Grade 10 Band) to make sure to upgrade your mouthpiece and ligature over the summer.  All band students should have tuner or metronome apps or actual physical tuner and metronome for class and home practice.  Check the
equipment page for more details.

 


To contact me, Mr. Haas, call the band office at Magee:
604-713-8200 Local 7146, or email me at:
chaaster@gmail.com

 

Please visit the choral and strings page here.

French Horn

"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything."

 

Plato

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“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. ... I get most joy in life out of music.”


-Albert Einstein

Mr. Haas' Schedule for 2014 - 2015

Block

DAY 1

Block

DAY 2

5

Jr. Jazz

5

Sr. Jazz

1

Wind Ensemble

1

Prep.

2

Symphonic Band

2

 Band 9

6

Lunch

6

Lunch

3

Band 8

3

Band 8

4

 

4

 

Band Section Leaders for 2014 - 2015

Instrument

Name

Flutes 

Angela Ho

Oboes 

Amanda Sum

Bassoons

N/A

Clarinets

Amanda Mah

Bass Woodwinds 

Sydney Seraphim

Alto Saxophones 

Brian Muira-Wong

Tenor Saxophones 

Joe Tsao

Trumpets 

Andrew Liu

French Horns 

Serena Seraphim

Trombones 

Godfrey Cheng

Euphoniums 

Aaron Chan

Tubas 

Angus Hui

String Bass

N/A

Percussion 

Elsie Chan

September

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

25

(Th)

Section Leader Meeting / Pizza Dinner – Choir room - 3:30 – 6:00

     TBA

 

Music Society Welcome Night – Atrium - Sr. Jazz, Chamber Choir - 6:30 – 8:30

October

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

12-Oct

(F-Su)

Chamber Choir Retreat – Whistler – Depart 2:00 pm (ChCh)

TBA

 

Band 9 Retreat to Whistler

 

 

November

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4

  (Tu)  

Ryerson Fine Arts Concert (7:00) All Choirs/SB/WE/STR – 7:00 pm

7

(F)

Magee Remembrance Day Ceremonies – WE/Choirs/Str – Blocks 1,2,3

13

(Th)

Secondary Jr. Concert Band Festival – Band 9 – Eric Hamber SS Aud - 6:30 pm

18

(Tu)

Secondary Sr. Concert Band Festival – SB /WE – Magee Theatre - 6:30 pm

19

 (W)

Grade 8/9 Band Concert with Maple Grove & McKechnie Bands – Magee Theatre - 7:00 pm

20

(Th)

Stringvitational – Strings Concert with Jamieson & other guests – Magee Theatre (7pm)

20

(Th)

VSB Jazz Festival - Jr/Sr. Jazz at Pt. Grey (6:00 pm)

27

(Th)

Secondary Chamber Choir Festival – Magee S.S. – 7pm ChCh Evo

28

(F)

Chamber Choir workshop with Adam Con — 9am

 TBA

(Th)

Poinsettia Delivery – Rotunda – Section Leaders to help parents – 3:30 pm