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Music making

Our members all learn, practice and perform in one or more of our five concert bands. Instruments played in the band are woodwind, brass and percussion.

Green Band welcomes newcomers with or without previous musical experience, as well as those whose skills are rusty and those who want to try a new instrument. Graduates play in one of our more advanced concert bands.

All bands are led by experienced and paid conductors. Band members also receive bi-weekly group coaching in their specific instruments. Green band practises twice a week in the Fall term, and once a week after Christmas. The other four bands practise once a week on Wednesdays: two in the morning and two in the afternoon.

All five bands perform in two concerts a year: near the beginning of December and June.

PNHB also encourages band members to play in smaller groups outside of the main bands, and provides administrative support for the formation of such groups, known as ensembles. Groups range in size from about 6 to 30 musicians.

Each ensemble consists of a group of musicians with some shared musical interest or instrument. Each ensemble practises once a week, and give several concerts a year in retirement homes, schools and other community organizations.

We encourage new ensembles to form around a particular interest: there is something for everyone.

Our Conductors

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Concert Videos

2019 Christmas Concert

2019 Christmas

Green - Frosty the Snowman

Green - Holiday Sampler

Green - I'm Gettin' Nuttin' For Chirstmas

Jubilee - A Cartoon Christmas

Jubilee - A Minor Holiday Celebration

Jubilee - Anubis Egyptian God of the Dead

Odyssey - A gallop to end all gallops

Odyssey - Good Night Dear Heart

Skylark - Abba on Broadway

Skylark - Christmas Favourites

Allegro - The Winds of Change

Allegro - Ghost RIders in the Sky

Allegro - Risk Everything For a Dream

2019 Spring Concert

2019 Spring

Green - Lean On Me

Allegro - Andrew Lloyd Webber

Odyssey - A Tribute to Kurt Weill

Jubilee - Yesterday

Skylark - Bare Necessities

Odyssey - The Roaring Twenties

Green - Mahna Mahna

Jubilee - Skyfall

Skylark - Mento from Jamaican Folk Suite

Allegro - Homeward Bound

2018 christmas Concert

2018 christmas

Air - For Band

Allegro - Djembe Laya

Djembe - Laya-Allegro

Green - Nuttin for Christmas

Green - Silent Night

Jubilee - Annie

Jubilee - Merry Christmas Darling

Jubilee - Stand up and swing

Odyssey - Foundry

Odyssey - The Last to Fall

Other - I want a hippopotamus for Christmas

Skylark - A Most Wonderful Christmas

Skylark - Comedy Classics

2018 spring Concert

2018 spring

Jubilee - The Masters Take the Airwaves

Odyssey - Fanfare

Jubilee - New Orleans

Allegro - Backdraft

Jubilee - The Wild Westerns

Green - Hang on Sloopy

Skylark - Volare

Skylark - All About That Bass

2017 christmas Concert

2017 christmas

Allegro - Some Nights

Green - Frosty Snowman

Jubilee - Snow Globe

Odyssey - Looney Tunes Overture

Skylark - Bad Girls Disco

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