Friday, 6 April 2018

OTHS Music Department Fundraiser at O'Finn's Irish Temper

The Music Department is running a fundraising event at O'Finn's Irish Temper this April.
Where: O'Finn's Irish Temper, Oakville
When: Thursday, April 26th at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25 for admission with an optional "finger food" buffet for $12
Tickets can be purchased on the Cashless Site starting Monday, April 9th. This evening will feature performances from the Sr. Jazz Ensemble, Jr. Jazz Ensemble, Chamber Ensemble and individual student performances.
The Music Department is also looking for parents to donate items/services that we could use for a silent auction during the evening. If you are interested in making a donation please email Mr. Clarke at clarkeu@hdsb.ca

Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Attention Singers

The Sr. Jazz Ensemble will be auditioning for a lead singer to sing the jazz classic "I've Got You Under My Skin" at the spring concert on May 10th.  A recording of the song is here:

HERE

Auditions will be held April 19th after school in the Music Room.  The band will be preparing two the song in two keys.  A low key (recording) and a high key.

Please come to the audition knowing the song and version of the song that the group is playing.  All auditions will be done with the band backing up singers.

Wednesday, 28 March 2018

The OT Music Department Presents "A Musical Day in May"

The OT Music Department is proud to host our annual Spring Concert, "A Musical Day in May" on Thursday, May 10th at 7:00 PM in the OT Theatre.  

This is a great chance to hear the development of OT Music students and hear some award winning bands. 

Tickets are currently on sale for the cost of $10 per ticket and can be purchased using the cashless online site
Please note that seating in the theatre is limitted so early purchase of tickets are reccomended to avoid dissapointment.  Our Winter Concert sold out two weeks prior to the concert date. 
SEE YOU THERE! 

Friday, 23 February 2018

Musicfest Live Streaming

Want to watch the OT bands and can't make it to Collingwood?. All of the Musicfest performances can be live streamed by going to www.collingwoodmusicfest.com

Thurday, March 1

Chamber Ensemble - 9:45 AM
Jr. Jazz Ensemble - 11:45 AM
Wind Ensemble - 12:15 PM

Friday, March 2 

Sr, Jazz Ensemble - 10:45 AM
Concert Band - 1:45 PM

Monday, 29 January 2018

Musicfest Regionals









In February, the Music ensembles and Chamber Choir will be participating in regional competitions with the hopes of qualifying for Nationals.  Below are the dates for each group.  There is no individual cost for students.  Competition enrollment and transporation will be paid using Music Activity Fees.  All students are to wear concert dress and are responsible for their own equipment.  PLEASE NOTE THAT STUDENTS NOT IN FULL CONCERT DRESS MAY BE ASKED NOT TO PERFORM WITH THEIR CHOIR OR ENSEMBLE.

Tuesday, Feb. 26 - Chamber Choir - Time TBA

Thursday, March 1 - Jr. Jazz Ensemble, Wind Ensemble, Chamber Ensemble
                                 - Leaving OT at 6:45 AM and returning at 4:00 PM

Friday, March 2 - Concert Band, Sr. Jazz Ensemble
                            - Leaving OT at 7:45 AM and returning at 5:00 PM

Students will have a chance to purchase lunch within a short walking distance of the performance venue.  Please return all permission forms by Feb. 20th

Monday, 11 December 2017

Concert Call Times for Thursday, Dec. 14th

This Thursday, students are asked to arrive at certain times according to when they are playing in the concert.  Below is a chart.  Find your band or class and sign in at the cafeteria at your call time. 


Group
Cafeteria (Call Time)
166
168
Stage
Concert Band

6:30
6:40
6:55
7:00
Grade 10 Instrumental Class
6:40
6:50
6:55
7:10
Grade 9 Vocal Class/Concert Choir
6:50
7:00
7:10
7:25
Period 3A Grade 9 Instrumental Class
7:00
7:10
7:25
7:30
Mika K
7:10
7:25
7:30
7:40
Sr. Jazz Ensemble
7:25
7:30
7:40
7:50

INTERMISSION
8:10 – 8:20
Group
Com Tech (Call Time)
166
168
Stage
Jr. Jazz Ensemble
7:45
7:50
8:15
8:20
Chamber Choir
7:50
8:15
8:20
8:30
Period 4 Grade 9 Instrumental Class
8:00
8:20
8:30
8:40
Guitar/Vocal Class
8:20
8:30
8:40
8:50
Wind Ensemble
8:30
8:40
8:50
9:00

DONE 9:30pm

AFTER YOU FINISH ON STAGE PLEASE RETURN YOUR INSTRUMENTS TO THE MUSIC ROOM RIGHT AWAY AND THEN GO EITHER TO THE CAFETERIA OR TO CHECK IN FOR YOUR NEXT PERFORMANCE

Wednesday, 29 November 2017

Guest Conductors for the Month of February


Senior Jazz Ensemble - Jake Wilikinson
Thursday, Feb. 16 from 3:00 to 5:00
To read Jake's bio click HERE




Concert Band and Wind Ensemble - Colin Clarke
Concert Band - Wednesday, Feb. 14 from 3:00 to 5:00
Wind Ensemble - Tuesday, Feb. 13 from 3:00 to 5:00
To read Colin's bio click HERE
Chamber Choir - Brenda Uchimaru
Friday, February 16 from 3:00 to 5:00
For Brenda's bio click HERE