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Up-Coming Auditions for the Burnaby District Youth Choir

Love to sing? The  Burnaby District Youth Choir is holding auditions for interested students in grades five to ten on Thursday, May 30 from 3:30-5:00 at Aubrey Elementary.  This  choir complements the district’s in-school choral program and supports the high … Continue reading

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Primary Days of Music 2013

Another fabulus festival! This year, Primary Days of Music involved just over 2400 grade 2 and 3 students, 33 schools, approximately 70 classroom teachers and 38 music teachers. A special thank-you to Faith Veikle and Ruth Dumont for their help … Continue reading

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Looking for Student Artists for a Community Art Project

The local detachment of RCMP have invited Burnaby secondary students to help redesign their Community Policing Signs at each of their four local offices. Selected designs will be professionally produced and diplayed at their offices. Interested students need to fill out … Continue reading

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Landfill Blues Educator Handbook and Video

Landfill Blues is coming to the beautiful Michael J. Fox Theatre on March 28. To prepare for this event, they have prepared some social studies and science activities linked to the song lyrics. These activities are linked to B.C.’s Prescribed Learning Outcomes. Click here … Continue reading

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20th Anniversary for the Michael J Fox Theatre

Last evening the theatre society organised a fabulous event marking the 20th anniversary of the theatre. Burnaby Mountain’s choir surprised the audience with a fabulous retro inspired flash mob and Shayna Virginello, a recent Burnaby grad from Cariboo Hill and … Continue reading

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Burnaby Dance Students’ Flash Mob Supporting Pink Shirt Day!

Filmed at the Vancouver Giants game on the weekend, these students surprised the hockey crowd with this amazing dance. Over 150 Burnaby students all from Confederation Park Elementary and Ecole Alpha Secondary participated in this anti-bullying event which focusses on … Continue reading

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Burnaby District Youth Choir Auditions Jan 10

 Ms Angela Adam, director of the Burnaby District Youth Choir will be holding an audition for the spring term this Thursday, January 10, 2013 at Aubrey Elementary starting at 3:30. For more information, please contact Ms Adam at or call 604-664-8595.

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Singing & Ringing Performs to a Sold Out House!

On Monday evening, SoundWave, Reverbellance, Inman School Choir and Adante, the Burnaby District Retired Teachers’s Choir performed their first concert of the year. This concert, weaving bells and voices, wowed the audience. The highlight of the evening was the finale … Continue reading

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4 Burnaby Schools Receive BIG IDEAS grants!

Cariboo Hill Secondary and Armstrong Elementary along with Confederation Park Elementary and Alpha Secondary have been given $4800 in grants from Vancouver Biennale’s BIG IDEAS Arts in Action Program. Both sets of schools are working together to create stronger communities through the … Continue reading

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SIng! Sing! Sing!

On November 20, 2012, approximately 550 students from 7 secondary choir programs and 1 Bell Choir across the district  participated in Voices 41 held at the beautiful Michael J Fox Theatre. This annual choral event invites secondary choirs to share and … Continue reading

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