CYS is home to the YP Combined Schools Concert Band.
Instrumental students are invited to join the Concert Band once they have reached sufficient proficiency on their instrument. The Concert Band rehearses each Wednesday afternoon after school and performs at school assemblies, music competitions, local functions and at other YP schools. In the past they have also performed at the Kernewek Lowender, in Adelaide at the Royal Adelaide Hospital and shopping centres and in tours around the Yorke Peninsula.
Conductor: Debbie Schwartz (IMS)
Band Manager: Tim Tuck (CYS Coordinator of Learning & Innovation)
Schools involved: Central Yorke, Ardrossan Area, Minlaton District, Yorketown Area, Curramulka
Membership: 45 students, 4 community members, 6 teaching staff
Rehearsals: Each Wednesday of school terms from 3:30-5pm, (unless otherwise announced)
Fees and membership requirements: The band is free to join. Students must be attending a YP school. Community members require SA Police checks.
2018 Performance Calendar (subject to change)
|Week 11||April 12th||Yamaha Australia Workshop at CY||10:30am – 2:30pm||with Prof Rob McWillams|
|Holidays||April 25th||Anzac Dawn Service||6:15 am||Maitland War Memorial|
|Week 8||June 17 – 19th||Instrumental Music Camp||TBA||Port Hughes|
|Week 2||August 1st||CYS Performance||2pm||final rehearsal for Balaklava Eisteddfod|
|Week 2||August 3rd||Balaklava Eisteddfod||TBA||Balaklava|
|Week 2||Nov 24th||AAS Performing Arts Concert||7pm||Ardrossan|
|Week 4||Nov 7th||Dress Rehearsal at CYS for Showcase concert||2pm|
|Week 4||Nov 8th||YP Concert Band Showcase Concert 7pm||CYS|
|Week 6||Nov 22nd||Band Tour||MDS 9:30am YAS 11:30am AAS 2pm|
|Week 8||Dec 1||Curramulka Light Up||6:30pm||Curramulka|
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