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SCHS Band

Closeup photo of band instruments

South Carleton has two Concert Bands, a Jazz Band, and a Guitar Ensemble. We are community oriented, performing in local parades and at community events. The bands are made up of a variety of keen and talented musicians, representing every family of musical instruments. Band practices are held in the Music Room.

Important Dates

Friday, November 10

Band-a-Thon

SCHS 11:00am - 9:00pm

Saturday, November 11

Remembrance Day

Richmond Cenotaph 11:00am

Friday, December 1 & 8

Feeder School Band Tours - Sr. Band

 

Monday December 18

Dress Rehearsal for Music Concert

SCHS 2:30 - 5:00pm

Tuesday, December 19

Music Concert

SCHS 7:00pm (report at 6:15)

TBC

All Star Jazz Concert

Nepean H.S. 7:45pm

Friday, February 23

Music Festival - Concert Band

 

Friday, March 2

Music Festival - Jazz Band

 

Friday, April 6

Band-a-Thon

SCHS 11:15am - 10:00pm

Tuesday, April 24

Massed Band

TBC

May

Band Trip

TBC

Monday, May 28

Dress Rehearsal for Spring Music Concert

SCHS 2:30 - 5:00pm

Tuesday, May 29

Spring Music Concert

 SCHS 7:00pm (report at 6:15)

 Friday, June 1

Dickinson Days Parade

 Manotick report at 5:30pm


Jazz Band Performs in Dickinson Days Parade

The South Carleton Jazz Band performed in Manotick's Dickinson Days Parade on Friday, June 2 2017.

Band plays at Dickinson Days Parade

Senior Concert Band wins top Concert Band trophy at MusicFest!

The South Carleton H.S. Senior Concert Band, conducted by Mrs. Woods, was awarded the trophy for 'Most Outstanding Concert Band' of the 2017 Capital Region MusicFest. This is a great achievement and wonderful recognition of the dedication and hard work of the South Carleton band students. The Junior Band also played an outstanding performance at Musicfest, receiving a Gold standing. The South Carleton Jazz Band performed on March 3rd with a clean and tight performance, receiving a Silver Plus standing, with an invitation to attend Musicfest Canada Nationals. Over 3,000 students participated in the 2017 festival in concert band and jazz band categories in a total of 122 ensembles. Congratulations to all our talented musicians and Mrs. Woods!

Photo of band with trophy

SC Band in Santa Claus Parade 2014

For the 5th year, South Carleton Band students helped to welcome Santa Claus to Richmond by playing carols in the Santa Claus Parade. 35 students in grades 9 to 12 bundled up to entertain parade goers all the way down McBean Street on Saturday, December 6. Tons of fun was had by all.

Band at Santa Claus Parade


Stickled Pink Runs Again

Band members, along with SC staff Mrs. Sarah Woods and Mrs. Kristie Kortko and parent Mrs. Andrea Easton, participated in the Run for the Cure. The team raised $665 this year for breast cancer research. 

Stickled Pink at Run for the Cure

South Carleton Goes to New York City

The music department enjoyed a four day trip to New York City from May 13-16, 2014. In addition to participating in two Broadway music clinics and a swing dancing lesson, students enjoyed touring Radio City Music Hall, Central Park, the Top of the Rock, the UN Building, and Times Square. They also took in a performance of the Phantom of the Opera. 

Photo of the band in New York City

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