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Band pops up for afternoon concert

Smith Music Band Camp musicians rocked out in the music school’s parking lot Friday afternoon with an hourlong show for parents and passersby. The band reassembled Friday night for an indoor concert at Smith music. The students spent the preceding week learning the songs. […]

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Band Camp gives musicians an opportunity to groove together

Local music students got a little different experience last week than they get from their weekly one-on-one music lessons, an opportunity to learn new songs alongside new musicians. The first of three Summer Band Camps at Smith Music put students together to learn a dozen songs from Monday to Thursday and to put those tunes in front of two audiences Friday afternoon and Friday evening.
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Band camp offers music students additional lessons

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – While many youth were enjoying the summer heat this week, two groups of music lovers were hunkered down at Smith Music on 100 Street learning musical set lists from scratch. The local music school held two band camps this week – a beginner’s camp for children aged 6 to 12 and an advanced camp for youth 12 and older. The weeklong camp culminates in a Friday evening show for the friends and family of participants… […]

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Band Camp teaches students to play and play together

By Stephen Dafoe

Morinville – Six young musicians, a dozen songs and a couple audiences are the recipe for a band camp at Smith Music this week. But the week-long project is more than merely learning a few songs and putting on a show; it is about working together as a band… […]