Christmas Concerts (important ticket info)

Our Christmas concerts are quickly approaching and we are excited to share our music with all our families and friends. On Tuesday, Dec. 14th Concert Choir, Jr. Concert Band and Sr. Wind Ensemble will take the stage and on Thursday Dec. 16th Orchestra, Jr. Jazz Band and Sr. Jazz Band will perform. Both concerts are at 7:00 pm in the …

2021 Fall Coffee Fundraiser

We are doing our first coffee fundraiser of the year (2nd to come in January). Global Coffee is based in Maple Ridge and offers 1 lb bags of fresh-roasted (the coffee isn’t roasted until I place the order and then is delivered promptly to the school) ground or whole-bean coffee. Each bag is $15 and $5 of that goes directly …

Fall Concerts

Hello GWG Music families,         We are excited to present our first concerts of the 2021/2022 school year next week and our first concerts with a live audience since March 2020. On Wednesday, Oct 27th we will be presenting our Jr. Jazz Band, String Orchestra and Sr. Wind Ensemble and on Thursday, Oct 28th we will be presenting our Jr. Concert Band, Sr. …

June 2021 Music Notes

With another school year coming to a close we are working there are a few last items that need to be taken care of. First of all I want to thank the students and families for their incredible dedication and commitment to creating music together this year. It was a challenge at times and those 7:00 am rehearsals are always …

Sr. Jazz Band Performance and information about hoodie order.

Earlier this week Sr. Jazz Band completed their end of octet performance. The video for that performance can be found here (video will remain up until Friday, March 12th): https://www.twitch.tv/videos/936804076 During Octet 5 Sr. Jazz Band also recorded for MusicFest Canada. MusicFest is the national competition for high school music and only bands that have been invited to compete may …

Music Course Offerings for 2021-2022

A list of courses being offered by our department as well as a brief synopsis of each course can be found HERE. If you have questions about any of the courses or what courses might be right for your child please feel free to email me at: info@gwgmusic.ca Mr. Monkman

2020 Music Festival Results

Congratulations to everyone who performed in the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival and Chilliwack Lions Music Festival, here are all of this years results: VOX: Bronze Jr Jazz Band: Silver+ and ‘B’ division runner up at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival Orchestra: Gold Jr Concert Band: Gold, the trophy for ‘Most Outstanding Jr. Concert Band’ and an invitation to nationals. Sr …