Wednesday, 7 June 2017

Thursday, 28 April 2016

Senior Concert Band Kiwanis 2016 Recording

The Senior Concert Band received a GOLD Award at the Kiwanis Music Festival 2016!! As well, we took home one of the highest honours, "The Dal Richards Best Band in BC" Scholarship in the amount of $500.  Congratulations to the Senior Band!!!

Saturday, 23 April 2016

Senior Band wins GOLD

Congratulations to the Senior Band for winning GOLD at the Kiwanis Music Festival 2016. We have now officially been invited to MusicFest Canada, which is Canada's National Music Festival. Way to go BMSS!!!!!

Thursday, 3 September 2015

Welcome back...

Hi everyone,

We hope each and every one of you had a restful and well-deserved summer break. 

School starts next week and Mr. Dudley and Ms. Gestrin are really looking forward to meeting our new Grade 8s, as well as reconnecting with our Grade 9-12 students. 

We have an exciting year planned. Grade 8 trip to Timberline Ranch in October, and our Senior Trip to Banff, Alberta, just to mention a few. 

Please take a moment to browse the blog and familiarize yourself with what's happening in the Music Department for 2015-16. We're going to have a fantastic year!!!


Mr. Dudley
Ms. Gestrin

Thursday, 18 June 2015

Music Council Executive 2015-16

Congratulations to the following successful applicants:


Sofia Avelino

Rani Lee

Sara Finnegan

Sharon Li

Annie Yao

Brendan Lam, Walter McDougall

Nicholas Lim


Senior Band: Chris Wang, Emily Makihara
Concert Choir: Angela Wang, Issei Nakayama
Vocal Jazz/Chamber Choir: Masha Michouns
Jazz Band: Chris Yung
Orchestra: TBA
Band 10: Sammi Cheung
Band 9: Tony Song

Band 8: TBA

Monday, 8 June 2015

Year-end BBQ

Music Department year-end BBQ (hotdogs): Fri. June 12 @ 3PM. Meet at the field. Bring frisbees, soccer balls etc, and any snacks you want.

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

BMSS Facebook Page

Please click the link to add yourself to our new BMSS Facebook Page.  This page is for all current members of the BMSS Music Department.

If you have any questions about this page, please contact your music teacher.

Thursday, 28 May 2015

Hawaii Trip Cancelled

Duw to low enrolment our Hawaii Trip 2016 has been cancelled.  Please see Mr. Dudley to retrieve your deposit.  Thanks.

Music Council Executive Application

Music Council Executive applications are due by Friday June 5th @ 3:00PM.

Please click here to download your application form.

Thursday, 21 May 2015

Concert Tickets

Spring Concert tickets will be on sale starting on Friday, May 22.  Please get your tickets ahead of time to save the lineups.

Cost is $5/each, and anyone under 10 years of age is FREE.

Tuesday, 12 May 2015

Concert Information

Hi everyone,

Our concert is fast approaching.  Here is some information:

Date: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Time: 7:00PM (Please arrive no later than 6:30PM)
Location: Burnaby Mountain Secondary School (Gym 1)
Cost: $5 (kids under 10 are FREE)

Grade 8s are warming up on-stage.  Please be in your seats warming up at 6:30PM.  All other music students are to warm-up at 6:30PM in the music area.  Choir students are to arrive no later than 6:15PM.

Dress Code:

Grade 8/9/10: White Shirt (with collar), black dress pants, black socks, and black dress shoes.  No runners.  Ties are optional for the boys.
Senior Band: All black (with ties please).  Skirts: knee length, with black tights.  Black dress shoes.
Choir: All black, Black shirts.  Skirts: knee length, with black tights.  Black dress shoes.

Friday, 8 May 2015

A farewell to our student teachers!!!

Goodbye Mr. Allen and Ms. Sargent. You've been a wonderful addition to our program. Best of luck to you both. 

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Hawaii 2016

Aloha!!! Please click on the license plate for more information on our Hawaii 2016 Music Tour.


Monday, 4 May 2015

Music Listening Sheet

Music Listening Assignment (for all students, except Whistler Music Students):

1) Download "Music Listening Sheet"
2) Listen to 2 excerpts from 2 different groups (eg. 2 excerpts (pieces) for Senior Band, and 2 excerpts from Choir).
3) Fill out listening sheet.  Hand in to your music teacher.  DON'T FORGET YOUR NAME.



Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Whistler Meeting

We are having a very important Whistler meeting:

When: Wednesday February 25, 2015
Time: Lunch
Place: Band Room

There are 88 people attending this Festival.  Please be prompt so we can get our meeting started quickly.

This is a MANDATORY meeting if you are attending the Whistler Music Festival.

Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Mr. Allen sings!!!

Mr. Allen (our new student teacher) showing off his operatic skills!!

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Whistler 2015

Please add yourself to our Remind 101 for Whistler 2015 to keep updated on everything Whistler-related.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

Orchestra on Friday

There is a very important Orchestra rehearsal tomorrow morning, 7:20am sharp.  There are some very important announcements to be made so please make sure you are in attendance.

Monday, 5 January 2015

Chocolates sale is OVER

Please bring in your $90/box for your chocolates.  The sale is now officially OVER and we need to collect all money immediately.