Senior Concert Band

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East Renfrewshire Schools’ Christmas Concert – Carlibar Primary School

 Your son/daughter will be performing with the Senior Concert Band in the above concert, which will take place on Wednesday 11th December 2019 at 7.00pm.

Below are details you will require to know for the evening of the concert: –

Time               All members of the orchestra should be at the school for 6.00pm. The concert will begin at 7.00pm and end at approximately 8.15pm.

Performers    The Senior String Orchestra and Senior Concert Band will be performing in this concert.

Dress              Performers should wear smart black top and trousers/skirt and black shoes.

Entry Fee       Adult: £6.00 and Concession: £4.00, will be payable at the door on the evening.

* Please see additional Woodfarm HS pick up/drop off info below.

East Renfrewshire Schools’ Senior Concert Band  2019-20
First rehearsal: Wednesday 28 August 2019
4.30pm – 6.00pm    Carlibar PS
Bus Collection times
Williamwood HS  – 3.30pm
Mearns Castle HS  – 3.40pm
Eastwood HS  – 3.50pm
St Ninian’s HS  – 4.00pm
*Woodfarm HS – 4.10pm
Arrive –  Carlibar  – 4.15pm approx
Depart Carlibar PS  – 5.50pm
Eastwood HS – 6.00pm
Mearns Castle HS  – 6.15pm
Williamwood HS   – 6.30pm
St Ninian’s HS  – 6.45pm
*Woodfarm HS – 6.55pm


Please see below regarding the Glasgow Music Festival arrangements.

 Sunday 10 March 2019 – Glasgow Royal Concert Hall – Senior Concert Band

 Could I please ask all performers make their own way to the venue and meet in the Island Bar area – please look out for Mr Finlayson, Mr Blackwood, Mrs Towers and Mr Finnigan upon arrival.

Dress code , as for any Senior Concert Band Performance, ALL BLACK.

Meeting time 6pm

Venue Glasgow Royal Concert Hall – Main Auditorium

Adjudicator- Marilynne Davies

Time Class

18:30 230 Concert Bands A

18:30 229 Concert Bands – (East Renfrewshire Schools’ Senior Concert Band)

Open 18:30 234 Brass Bands –

Open 18:30 238 Jazz Bands –

Open 20:10 241 Wind Orchestras and Bands

Tickets are available for all events at the Festival. These may be purchased at the door on the day of the performance.  Tickets for 10 11 and 12 March 2019 are available only from The Glasgow Royal Concert Hall and may be purchased in advance.

Queues at the GRCH box office can be considerable resulting in delays, particularly for classes commencing at 10:00, 14:00 and 18:30 hours.
To ensure audience access to halls in time for the beginning of classes it is strongly recommended that tickets for performances at GRCH should be purchased in advance. This may be done in person, by telephone or on line.

0141 353 8000.

Please see below regarding the SCBF arrangements.

 Saturday 16 March 2019 – Perth concert Hall
We will travel to Perth Concert Hall by Crawford’s Coach

Depart St Ninians Car Park 3pm
Collection RCS 3.45pm   (RCS pupils only)

Warm-up time 5.50pm approx

Performance Time 6.30pm

19.45 Adjudication #4

We would hope to return around 10 pm however the event usually runs late. We will therefore post on twitter our arrival time at St Ninians on the day. Twitter address above

Can performers please wear all black for all Senior Concert Band performance events?
Tickets for SCBF National Finals are only available directly from Perth Concert Hall
Ticket price last year was Adults £7.50 Concession £3.50

Food will be available from the café at the venue all day


Rehearsal dates below
Senior Concert Band bus and rehearsal dates 2018-19

Collection times

Williamwood HS 3.30pm
Mearns Castle HS 3.40
Eastwood HS 3.50pm
St Ninians 4.00pm

Arrive Carlibar 4.15pm approx

Depart Carlibar PS 5.50pm

Eastwood HS
Mearns Castle HS 6.15pm
Williamwood HS  6.30
St Ninians HS 6.45pm.

Rehearsal dates below

The dates are


August 22, 29
September 5, 12, 19, 26
October 3, 10, 24, 31
November 7, 14, 21, 28,

Dec SCBF Williamwood HS details to Arrive own transport detail to be comfirmed


January 9, 16, 23, 30
20 January NCBF Glengarnock Ayrshire transport provided details to be confirmed

February 6, 13, 20, 27
March 6, 13

Glasgow Music Festival date to be confirmed own transport detail to be confirmed










Last edit 11.3.2015

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