Music News 20th October 2017
Hooray for Hollywood
We hope you enjoyed the Hooray for Hollywood concert - the students definitely did and it was lovely to see so big an audience!
Photos from this concert are now on the Music page of the school website for you to purchase - they are well worth a look! Print off and complete a form, and return it with payment to the Music Office. Photos make wonderful Christmas presents! Please Click Here
Very many thanks for the raffle prizes that were donated - we have held a few back for the Christmas concerts and would welcome anything else you are able to send in so that we can combine them to make lovely hampers.
Deck the Halls
First day back after the break, Monday 30 October, the tickets for the Christmas concerts - Deck the Halls - go on sale to Friends at £4 each. Tickets will go on general sale on Monday 6 November priced at Adults £6 and Concessions £5. The price includes a cup of mulled wine/orange juice and a mince pie! The Box Office is open 12 - 2 p.m. tel: 01604 258666 or buy online at www.ticketsource.co.uk/cripps-hall (booking fees apply). Don't forget that the Box Office is now located in the main school reception during the school week. The Christmas concert band lists can be found on the website.
Our next social gathering - formerly known as a Friends committee meeting - is on Tuesday 7 November at 7 p.m. in the Cripps Atrium - refreshments will be provided and you will be warmly welcomed by our 2 leading Friends members - Claire Jennings and Kathryn White.
Fish & Chips!
Our Fish & Chip Supper Quiz Evening is on Thursday 16 November at 6:30 p.m. We still have a few tables available so rally your friends and family and join us for a fun evening. The form and menu are available on the website - please return the form, with payment and menu choices, by Friday 3 November.
On Sunday 26 November, Symphonic Winds and Big Band III will be performing in the National Concert Band Festival in Nottingham - letters have been sent home and we will advise you of timings as soon as we get them.
National Youth Jazz Orchestra
We are very excited about welcoming the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Great Britain to be our special guests at the Jazz @ The Cripps New Year Spectacular on Sunday 28 January at 7 p.m. Tickets are already on sale priced Adults £6, Concessions £5 and Friends £4 - these prices are a steal so invite friends to join you; tickets would also make more great Christmas presents!
Florida Big Band Tour
For your information - all proceeds from concert raffles, the Fish & Chip Evening and photos will be put towards helping to fund the tour in February 2018. Look out for the cake stalls at the Christmas concerts, too!