Latest News at Instrumental Music Program
Back to Band SCB reunion cancelled
Posted on 23 Jun 2020Back to Band SCB reunion cancelled
So sad to cancel this event for the first time but we will be back - might even have a band get together at the end of the year for a fun gig instead - watch this space and also our instagram page - imp_canberra
System Bands and Choirs
Posted on 15 May 2020System Bands and choirs returning?
NOT YET is the answer - we will let you know when we can rehearse again soon. Keep singing and playing your instruments at home and accessing your google classrooms for music and meets.
Posted on 04 May 2020Need help with your instrument or music?
If your instrument has issues or you need other assistance then please contact the IMP office on 6142 0477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
IMP office closed during school holidays
Posted on 09 Apr 2020
The IMP office will be closed over the April School holidays.
Urgent matters email email@example.com
Office hours in Term 2 are yet to be confirmed - check back here in term 2.
Thanks for your support, Naida Blackley and IMP team
Posted on 23 Mar 2020Instrument not working or other issues?
Contact the Instrumental Music Program team about swapping your instrument if it is having issues.
Wait for a reply before you come out to the program office inside UC High School Kaleen, Baldwin Drive Kaleen.
We will arrange an instrument swap through our office in a safe and organised manner.
Contact our local music retailers about reeds - directly or online if you need more.
Keep playing - we will be posting online music and activities in your google classrooms
Posted on 16 Mar 2020All system bands and choirs - rehearsals suspended
Unfortunately we have taken the sad step and suspended rehearsals for our system wide ensembles. With students coming from up to 30 schools to sing and blow into instruments in close proximity - we felt it was important to protect the health and safety of students families and staff.
We will keep in touch through google classrooms or by email.
Posted on 16 Mar 2020System band and choirs - rehearsals suspended until further notice
Unfortunately we have made the difficult decision to suspend rehearsals for our extension ensembles until further notice due to COVID-19 issues. With students singing, blowing etc in close proximity and from up to 30 different schools we decided it was best to suspend rehearsals for now. This was not done lightly but with health and safety of students, staff and families in mind.
All groups - PCBM & PCBT, Percussion Ensemble, Jazz Band, SCC & PCC, JCB & SCB.
Concerts cancelled include -
JCB Camp - 21/3 & 22/3
SCB at Raiders 26/3
SCB ANZAC 2/4
PCBT at Raiders 3/4
Winter Winds - all groups Thursday 11/6
Posted on 07 Feb 2020When do bands and choirs start in 2020?
Senior Concert Choir - SCC - Monday Feb 17 - 4.30-5.30pm
Percussion Ensemble - PE - Tuesday Feb 18 - 4.45-5.45pm
Junior Concert Band - JCB - Tuesday Feb 18 - 6.30-8.30pm
Senior Concert Band - SCB - Wednesday Feb 19 - 7.30-9.30pm
Primary Concert Choir - PCC - Thursday Feb 20 - 4.30-5.30pm
Primary Concert Band Monday - PCBM - Monday March 2 - 6.30-8.00pm
Primary Concert Band Thursday - Thursday March 5 - 6.30-8.00pm
Please arrive a little earlier than start to to set up, collect an instrument or see teachers
Questions - call IMP office on 61420477 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
IMP office closed over holidays
Posted on 06 Dec 2019
The IMP office will be closed from December 20 until January 30.
Please send an email if you need to get in touch with the Principal, Naida Blackley
Posted on 25 Nov 2019Band Picnic - Sunday December 1
Senior Jazz Band - 3.30 - 4.00pm
Junior Concert Band 4.00 - 4.30pm
Senior Concert Band 4.30 - 5.00pm
Still on if raining - we will move in to UCHSK canteen space
Limelight Gala Showcase
Posted on 25 Jul 2019
Limelight Tickets on Sale August 1
Tickets are on sale through Ticketek from August 1. You can book tickets online through their website at the following link http://premier.ticketek.com.au/
Direct links (2nd one is for use on mobiles)
Cost - $30 Adult
$20 Junior/ Child – school aged children (P-12)
$25 Concession – pensioner/full time uni student
$85 Family (4) – 2 adult & 2 juniors
$25 pp (Group of 10+) – get together and form a group of parents!
Toronto and Canberra choir concert
Posted on 27 Jun 2019Toronto Children's Chorus and IMP Primary and Senior Choirs - connect through song
ACT Primary Concert Choir and ACT Senior Concert Choir of the ACT Instrumental Music Program will be performing a joint concert with Toronto Children's Chorus at Canberra Girls Grammar School at 7.00pm on Monday 22nd July. Families and friends are invited to attend the concert, along with the general public. Tickets must be purchased prior to the concert by using the following link:
Posted on 20 May 2019
Winter Winds tickets now on sale
Concert is on Thursday June 13 at Llewellyn Hall, ANU School of Music from 6.30pm - all 7 IMP extension bands and choirs are performing. Performers do not need a ticket.
Bands and choirs start up days
Posted on 04 Feb 2019When do bands and choirs start rehearsals in 2019?
Here are the dates and times for groups in 2019
SCC - Senior Concert Choir - Monday 18/2 - 4.30-5.30pm
JCB - Junior Concert Band - Tuesday 19/2 - 6.30 - 8.30pm
SCB - Senior Concert Band - Wednesday 20/2 - 7.30 - 9.30pm
PCC - Primary Concert Choir - Thursday 21/2 - 4.30 - 5.30pm
PCBM - Primary Concert Band Monday - Monday 4/3 - 6.30 - 8.00pm
PCBT - Primary Concert Band Thursday - Thursday 7/3 - 6.30 - 8.00pm
SJB - Senior Jazz Band - Info issued through SCB