SSB PROGRAMME ORDER 2017
Opening: Justice Brass
Massed Items: Do Whatcha Wanna by Rebirth Brass Band
July by Michael Bell
Marimba Pieces: Catchbottle by Jon Madin
Tennessee Blues by Leah Munroe
Fizzy Pop by Gerard Van de Geer
Mojo by Walt Hampton
Carribean Calypso by Leah Munroe
Recorder Pieces Londonderry Air Trad arr Richard Oswin
Stille Stille German Folk Song arr Brent M Holl
Beginners Beguine by Brian Bonsor
Ukulele and Recorder Te Aroha by Moe Ruka arr Judith Bell
Shiner’s Fancy and Shores of Lyttelton
By Phil Garland
Ukulele Budapest by George Ezra
Big Aroha by The Slacks
Something in the Water by Brooke Fraser
Cape Reinga by Anouk van Dijk
Massed item: Star Wars by John WIlliams arr Michael Bell
REHEARSAL SCHEDULE ON THE DAY 2017
Individual items to be slotted in as appropriate
9.30am Rehearsal of ukulele pieces – with recorders and marimbas to sing
Ukuleles only, marimbas and recorders to sing
Something in the Water
10.30am Rehearsal of recorder pieces
11.15 Rehearsal of marimba pieces
11.45 Rehearsal of massed items
12.30pm Lunch break – students to bring their own
12.45 Justice Brass arrive
1pm Final run-through of massed rehearsal items
2.15pm End of rehearsal
6.30pm Please arrive. Students to go to left hand entrance (Door 1)
7pm-8.15pm CONCERT! Cost is $5.00 per person
Congratulations to our rap winners: Gabrielle Beale from South New Brighton School and Dylan Jonkers from Chisnallwood Intermediate School! We look forward to hearing them next week!
Thanks to everyone who attended the final workshop on August 4th.
The music is sounding great!
TShirt Orders have now closed and orders will be delivered soon.
The 3rd teacher workshop will be on Thursday July 7th 4pm
A teaching video will go up on the teacher page with tips on teaching “Bend Over Backwards’.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS WEDNESDAY THE WORKSHOP WILL NOW BE AT
CHISNALLWOOD INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL, 76 BREEZES ROAD.
(Due to a kitchen being installed at CSM).
A reminder that DuBois music resource books available for perusal and ordering from 3.30pm with drinks and snacks.
4pm Ukes and massed, followed by marimba and recorder.
See you there!
A reminder that the next SSB workshop is WEDNESDAY MAY 11th
Time 4pm – 6pm workshops
Please arrive from 3.30 to grab a cuppa and browse a special display of music books by Geoff Wood from Du Bois Enterprises. The books cover listening, music and Orff based programmes, resources for ukulele, marimba and recorder.
Venue: CSM – 60 Ferry Road
Also – here’s a special deal for May only from Kevin Fogarty:
UKULELE WORLD 2016 SPECIAL OFFER
Thanks to those who have registered for the 2016 Strum Strike Blow Festival on Thursday August 25th! To date, we have 520 students from 14 schools.
In case you haven’t registered yet, here is the link: http://strumstrikeblow.org/registration/
The dates for the first 2 teacher workshops for Marimba, Ukulele and Recorder are:
April 7th 4pm at Chisnallwood
May 11th 4pm at CSM (60 Ferry Road)
Plus we want to let you know about bonus workshops on offer this week:
How to teach Ukulele
Thursday March 31st 4pm – How to teach ukulele – with Maria Winder and Mary Cornish from the NZ Ukulele Trust! and with contributions from the NZ Development Squad. During this session we will have a taster of the SSB music. Please note the cost of this workshop is not covered as part of the SSB registration, but we would highly recommend the workshop!
Maria and Mary are ukulele teaching gurus in NZ!
Maori Culture in the Classroom
Thursday March 31st 5.30-6.30pm
Following the uke workshop will be another fantastic workshop by Selena Bercic on “Maori Culture in the Classroom“. All funds raised from this workshop go to support her bringing her school down from Panguru in August to our SSB Festival! She is a highly recommended presenter. (She was a keynote at the MENZA ITM conference in ChCh last year).
Ukulele Concert by the NZ Ukulele Trust Development Squad
Friday April 1st 7pm Concert
And …. on April 1st, we’d like invite you to support the NZ Ukulele Trust Development Squad in concert at Orange Studio, 106 Ferry Road at 7pm. This is a group of 20 Auckland area students who have worked for a year under Phil Griffin.