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New Location for the 2019-2020 Season!

Only a couple days left until our first rehearsal. It’s time to dust off those instruments, play some notes, and then get ready to join us on this upcoming Monday Night!

Our first rehearsal–When: Monday, September 9, 2019 at 7:30pm.Where: Henry Wise Wood High School (910 75 Ave SW)Who: We are a self auditioning band. Join us for 3 rehearsals at no cost and see if we are a good fit for you!

Parking: Please park on the west side of the lot (accessible from 75th Avenue) and enter through the west doors. We will have signs up!

Maps: Google, Apple, Bing

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2019-2020 Executive!

Our executive for the next season is:

  • President: Taylor Foret
  • Vice President: Karen Marcus
  • Social: Janet Walmsley & Taylor Foret
  • Event Publicity: Karen Marcus
  • Secretary: Janet Walmsley
  • Treasurer: Geoff Wreford
  • Web coordinator: Will Exner
  • Librarian: Michelle Mitchell

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Upcoming Concert – Golden Jubilee Series: The 80’s & 90’s

Please join us for the continuation of our 50th year Celebration! This concert will be showcasing music that was either composed in the 1980’s and 1990’s, or was played by our band during those two decades.

Date: December 10, 2018 Time: 7:30 pm. Location: The Eckhardt-Gramatté Concert Hall (2500 University Drive NW) Tickets: Available at the door, or click here to buy online. They are $15 for adults, $10 for seniors or children.

We hope to see you all there!

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Executive Board for the 2018-2019 season

The executive board for the 2018-2019 season is as follows:

  • President – Nathaniel Mulder
  • Vice President – Taylor Foret
  • Secretary – Janet Walmsley
  • Treasurer – Geoff Wreford
  • Venue Coordinator – Pat Warren
  • Publicity & Social Manager – Jessica Hierons
  • Equipment Manager – Dan McIntyre
  • Technical Director & Librarian – Michelle Mitchell

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Foothills in the Park

Foothills Concert Band is proud to be taking part in the event that celebrates the new Riley Park Entertainment Shell (800 12 St NW, in the SW corner of the park). Sunday, June 24 from 1 to 4 p.m., there will be a free band concert put on by Calgary Wind Symphony (1 p.m.), Rocky Mountain Concert Band (2 p.m.), and your very own Foothills Concert Band (3 p.m.). In our segment, we will also be honouring the history of Foothills as we complete our 50th season! Thanks to the City of Calgary for partnering with all three bands to create such a great event — this will be the first time since 1980 that the three bands have shared the stage. We look forward to seeing you there!

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(It’s Finally) Spring Concert May 23

Our Spring Concert will be Wednesday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the Eckhardt-Gramatté Hall, Rozsa Centre at the University of Calgary. It will be a joint concert with Twelve Mile Coulee School (Grade 7, 8 and 9 Bands) and will feature the Canadian premiere of “Shubaduba” by American composer Dana Wilson. Tickets ($15/$10 Students/Seniors) are available online or at the door.

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