We’re getting ready for Christmas!

The Kincardine Community Concert Band will be resuming regular practices, every Wednesday at 7pm, starting September 27, 2017.  We practice at the Grace Luthern Church, 5798 Highway #9, Kincardine Ontario. The church is about a 5 minute drive east of the town of Kincardine.

This fall, we’ll be practicing mostly Christmas music.  We have plans to play concerts to two local seniors’ residences, a concert at the Kincardine Legion, several parades, and a  public Christmas concert on December 3, 2017

This is an excellent time of year for new members to join us.  We welcome musicians of all ages and abilities, no audition required.

If you are in grades 6 to 12, and you’d like to play a brass instrument, check out the new Kincardine Youth Brass Band.

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2017 Rotary Music Festival Award

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Festivo by Vaclav Nelyhbel

Here’s a recording of Festivo which we are practicing for the Rotary Music Festival in April.

And here’s some reduced speed recordings for practicing:

Festivo – full tempo
Festivo – tempo reduced 5%
Festivo – tempo reduced 10%
Festivo – tempo reduced 15%
Festivo – tempo reduced 20%

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The band will resume regular Wednesday night practices starting January 25, at 7pm. We practice at the Grace Lutheran church, 5 minutes east of Kincardine on Highway 9. New members with band instruments are invited to join us.  Practice is cancelled if the driving conditions are poor.

Be sure to bring your Christmas music to return to the folders.

Here’s one of the pieces we’ll be performing this season:

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Christmas Concerts and Parades 2016

You can hear the band …

  • Nov. 19 11 am – Owen Sound Santa Claus Parade
  • Nov. 30 7 pm – Concert at Trillium Court Residence, 55o Philip Place, Kincardine
  • Dec. 3 9 pm – Kincardine Santa Claus Parade
  • Dec. 4 3 pm – Concert at Kincardine United Church, 721 Princes St.

Here’s a sample of what you’ll hear at the Christmas Concerts:

Feliz Navidad 88 bpm

Feliz Navidad 84 bpm

Feliz Navidad 79 bpm

Feliz Navidad 70 bpm

Feliz Navidad 60 bpm

 

 

 

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Practice Resumes Sept 28, 2016

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The band will resume practicing Wednesday September 28 starting at 7pm.  We practice until 9pm at the Grace Luthern Church, 5798 Highway #9, Kincardine Ontario.  The church is about a 5 minute drive east of the town of Kincardine.

New members are invited.  We welcome anyone who plays a band instrument and can read music.

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Grace Lutheran Church Service

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The band will be planning Sunday September 11, at 11 am for the Grace Lutheran Church service.  The church is at 1798 Highway #9.  Call 519-395-4466 for information.

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