Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Upcoming Events

Mark your calendars for the following events.  

  1. Burnaby District Jazz Night Tuesday February 18th 7pm.  MJ Fox Theatre @Burnaby South Secondary 
  2. Burnaby District Band Night Tuesday March 3rd 7pm.  MJ Fox Theatre @Burnaby South Secondary 
  3. VSO Symphonic Encounters Friday March 6th.  Orpheum, Vancouver.  (Leave school at 8:45am back at 2pm, remember to get you field trip forms in by this Friday.  

Our district band night was moved due to snow to the 3rd of march.  All forms must be handed in as soon as possible.   Looking forward to some incredible music!

Some future dates to mark on your calendar also. 

  • May 7th-Toronto Band Performance at the C4D 6pm
  • May 13th to 17th-Toronto Tour!!!
  • May 22nd- School Leaving Ceremony 3-9:30pm 
  • June 4th-Spring Concert 6:30pm 

Wednesday, 29 January 2020

Grade 7 Pizza Night

January 29th at 6pm

Byrne Creek will be hosting 6 elementary school band programs for a fun evening of music and pizza.  Students should arrive at 5:30pm and the program should be completed by 6:45, then pizza! 

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Winter Concert December 12th

Byrne Creek Community School's Music Department presents!

Winter Concert 2019 

This event will take place in the Atrium of Byrne Creek on December 12th from 6:30pm to 9pm.  Students will arrive at 6pm.  Prizes and Raffle draw! Grade 8 band, intermediate band, senior wind ensemble, junior and senior jazz band and choir!  Students are expected to stay and watch the other students perform.  Students are also assigned cleanup or setup responsibility.  This is one of two big events our music department puts on at the school, come on out and enjoy some amazing musical performances.    

Concert dress: Grade 8 - plain white dress shirt or top, and black bottoms and shoes (tie is optional) All other groups are all black dress clothes.  Plain black, no prints.  
Note: Please remember that participation at this event is required as part of your course curriculum and core competencies, only in an extreme emergency contact Mr. Axford if you are not attending so we can make arrangements to cover your part.    

See you all there!

Mr. K. Axford

Monday, 18 November 2019

Voices 41 November 26th

The district Choir festival Voices 41 is back again at Burnaby South Secondary this November 26th at 7pm!  Tickets are available for $5 each in advance only.  There will be no tickets available at the door.  Please make sure every student has a signed permission form handed in by Monday November 25th.  Students will need to arrive by 6pm. This concert is a required part the courses performance grade.  

Friday, 15 November 2019

Sectional Forms Online!

Attention Choir and Senior Wind Ensemble Students! 
New online sectional forms are up and ready.  Please let me know if you experience any problems!  Everyone should be done 3 before the Winter Concert on December 12th.  Only one form per section please. Do not submit until you have completed all sectionals and the questions are completed accurately.

Click here

Monday, 23 September 2019

Toronto 2020

Toronto Registration and online payments.  
For those students that have handed in a registration form to the school indicating they will be attending the spring music department tour to Toronto this spring.  

Registration is now open at  
Note: If you handed in a late registration form and deposit your payment will be updated once the cheque has been received at the travel company.   
Also note: The $2.00 transaction fee for the online payments will be added as a credit to the final payment for each student.   

Information to send to the participants: 
The on-line payment system set up by our tour operator, Ellison Travel and Tours Ltd is ready to accept your registration to collect the remaining payments for our tour to Toronto.    
By clicking on the link below you will set up an account to register and make payment for the tour by credit card MASTERCARD OR VISA ONLY or directly from your Canadian bank account 
To start the registration process: 
Click to view the tour details 
  • Scroll down to the bottom and select “Click here to register for this tour” 
  • Enter your email address and password and click “Create Account” (please note if you have travelled on a previous tour with Ellison Travel you may already have an existing account – in this case click “Manage Account” and follow the prompts 
  • Note: create your registration with the travellers name 
  • Your ET Tour Number is 218-20 
  • The payment details are listed, you have the option to pay by credit card (MasterCard or Visa only) or (CANADIAN bank account). 
Alternatively you can access the registration through the website : 
  • Choose "Tour Login" at the very top right hand corner and select "Create Account" or “Manage Account” if you have created an online account in the past 
  • Enter 218-20 and click on “Register for Tour” 
  • Enter your email address, create a password and click “Register” 
  • Follow the prompts 
Please note it is very important not to miss the Registration Deadline of September 27, 2019 payments will not be charged until the payment due dates. 
Please note that your 1st per person deposit has already been paid and sent to Ellison Travel & Tours Ltd. and will show as a CREDIT (1st deposit) once you register online. 
Please refer to the FAQ’s to assist you in completing the registration by clicking here 
Travel Insurance - Ellison Youth All Inclusive Plan with Manulife Financial has been included as part of this trip, based on the price of your tour per this quote (coverage for all Canadian residents who are full time students up to age 29 and chaperones up to the age of 64 who have a valid provincial health card - includes emergency medical coverage, cancellation and interruption, limited baggage insurance – see policy for terms and conditions) 
**Please review the electronic copy of your policy for the risks covered by Manulife for benefits of purchasing cancellation insuranceYou will find this policy during the registration process. An insurance supplement fee will be charged for adult participants of the trip; the amount of that fee is determined by age. 
If you have any questions about the online payment system, please do not hesitate to contact Heather Bilcke (Ontario office), either by email or by telephone at 1-800-265-7022 ext 270.