Archive for April, 2013

Gan school visit

Just clarify this, Gananoque Secondary School music students are coming to LaSalle for a jam session on Tuesday May 14th and NOT tomorrow.

I mentioned last week that they will visit on a Tuesday but not tomorrow. It’s always been the 14th of May.

I’ll post it again on the blog in another week as a reminder.



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Band mailing

From Rick Cairns

From: Rick Cairns []
Sent: April 27, 2013 11:07 AM
To: Chris Alfano
Subject: Re: Band mailing

Another exciting BrassWerks concert coming up!
Featured soloists: Larry House, trumpet; Cory van Allen, French horn; Dave Barton, flugelhorn; Sylvain Gagnon, tuba.

On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 7:45 AM, Chris Alfano <alfano> wrote:

Send me something and I’ll post it on the blog.

From: Rick Cairns [mailto:misterricky.cairns]
Sent: April 26, 2013 4:07 PM
To: Chris Alfano
Subject: Band mailing

Chris, I’d like to send an evite to next week’s BrassWerks’ concert to the members of the LaSalle Band. I got the address list from Susan. Will I be ruffling any feathers if I use the email addresses from the list? Is there a more politic way for me to get the message out? Thanks,


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It should have said 930am for the practice on Tuesday not 930pm.

Thanks to those who informed of it.


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LaSalle Symphony!

Hi folks,

We are having a LaSalle symphony rehearsal on Tuesday April 23rd at 930pm.

We plan on running through, Nimrod, Pictures At An Exhibition, Doug’s arrangements of Anasazi, Bartok Folksong and Dance, Buglers and his new arrangement of O Canada.

Should be lots of fun and it will be a rehearsal for our concert on May 26th.

Hope you all can attend.

If so, put a music stand in your car so we have enough for everyone.



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Hi folks,

Thought you’d like to know that we found out last night that both Katie’s bassoon student Aviner Hartwick and my clarinet student Clara Troje both won 500 dollar bursaries for their separate performance submissions to the Kingston Symphony Association Awards.

They will be asked to attend a Symphony concert before the end of this season to accept their cash awards on stage.

Very cool.

And we are very proud of them!

Chris and Katie

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Runions Septet Gig

Hi folks,

Just a heads up about the up coming gig at the library.

Greg Runions Septet

Dave Barton, guitar

John MacLeod, trumpet

Jon Stewart, saxophone

Mike Cassells, drums

Artie Roth, bass

Brian Dickinson, piano

Greg Runions, vibes

This one looks like a good day of music, some new music as well as some standards.

Sunday, April 7th – 2 pm

Wilson Room, Kingston Frontenac Public Library

Admission $20.00, Students (at the door) $5.00

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