South Carleton High School Band


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 11:00a.m – 9:00p.m
Saturday, November 11 Remembrance Day Richmond Cenotaph 11:00 am
Friday, December 1 & 8 Feeder School Band Tours - Sr. Band
Monday, December 18 Dress Rehearsal for Music Concert SCHS 2:30 - 5:00 pm
Tuesday, December 19 Music Concert SCHS 7:00 pm (report at 6;15)
TBC All Star Jazz Concert Nepean HS 7:45 pm
February 23 Music Festival - Concert Band
March 2 Music Festival - Jazz Band
Friday, April 6 Band-a-Thon SCHS 11:15 am- 10:00 pm
Tuesday, April 24 Massed Band TBC
May Band Trip TBC
Monday, May 28 Dress Rehearsal for Spring Music Concert 2:20 - 5:00 pm

Tuesday, May 29

Spring Music Concert SCHS 7:00 pm (report at 6:15)
Friday, June 1 Dickinson Days Parade Manotick, report at 5:30 pm

Jazz Band Performs in Dickinson Days Parade

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

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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!


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.


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.


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.


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Monday, December 18

Monday, December 18
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