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A Message from Mark:

Hello everyone,

I would like to congratulate you all on a fine show last night. You did a fine job, one that you should be proud of, as I am. The Fantasia was a highlight for me. It really came together and the tempo was right where it should have been.

The theatre recorded the show and I listened to World of Warcraft before I left the theatre. It sounded fine- good intonation. I'll get the show on a thumb drive and upload it to our site or to Youtube.

Again, thanks for a great show.

      Mark Cuming


Kermesse - Sept 6, 2014

We will practice on Sept 2 to prepare for this. The funny books will be used. Details about the gig to follow.

Folder Contents

Main Folder, Funny Books and Remembrance Day Folder.
last updated April 2014

Concert Seating Diagram

Mark Cuming's Website

The link is: http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/mcuming/index2.htm
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Other Halifax Concert Band Sites

The conductor's supplementary information page is: http://hrsbstaff.ednet.ns.ca/mcuming/HalConBandSup%20Page.htm

The Halifax Concert Band's Facebook page can be found here

The Halifax Concert Band's home is the Bella Rose Arts Centre.

HCBS Board of Directors needs volunteers!

We are looking for volunteers to serve on the Society's Board of Directors, most urgently as Treasurer, and ask that anyone interested advise one of the existing Directors (Bob Kanygin, John Underhill, Becky Campbell, Bill Hardstaff or Trevor Jamieson).

Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo 2014 - request from Cdr (Ret’d) Gaetan Bouchard, Director of Music

"We would like to introduce a provincial civilian band which would perform on the upper stage with the massed bands. For many years the Tattoo’s Fanfare Trumpets have included civilian trumpet and low brass players ... Performing at the Tattoo requires attendance at rehearsals and performances ... Playing on the stage with the massed bands or with the Fanfare Trumpets requires no marching but does require a degree of flexibility to get on and off the stage quickly ... If you are interested please contact me by e-mail at gbouchard@eastlink.ca or if you wish, by telephone at (902) 755-1775 by Friday, 16 May 2014."

Update: there is still a need for some musicians in this band so please make contact if you are interested.

Halifax Band Fest 2014

Hosted here in Halifax by the Second Chances Community Band Society of Nova Scotia from May 23-25. Details here.

Annapolis Community BandFest 2014

Here is the brochure for this year's BandFest! The dates are July 18-20, 2014 with the usual early Thursday night rehearsal for those who wish to get a head start on the weekend. We have a great line up of conductors as you will see!

Visitor Info

People interested in joining the Halifax Concert Band should review the Membership Guidelines document.

As we are approaching the end of our 2014-2014 season there are currently no openings for players. Anyone interested in playing with the Halifax Concert Band should contact the Director directly.

For information please contact Mark Cuming at kentsteerwell3@gmail.com.

HCB could be available to play for fundraising or other special events. Inquiries can be directed to Promotions and Publicity Chair Don Doyle at 454-7235 or doyledj@eastlink.ca.

Recent performances

Selections from our June 2013 Anniversary Concert at the Bella Rosa Theatre


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