Welcome

The Holy Cross Music Department is a rich and vibrant part of our school. Students from a wide spectrum of ability all participate in this wonderful program, making it one of the most successful in the area. Within these pages you will find links to our Senior and Junior concert bands, jazz band, choir, samba band, guitorchestra, and a host of other groups that help make Holy Cross a fun and very musical place to be. 

October (Coughtober) 

Despite flu and cold season,  the month of October promises many exciting music events! Only a month into the school year, the music department has already shown off the exceptional talent of the newly formed Brazilian drum line Samba Band during the Niagara annual Grape and Wine parade. The Jazz band has an upcoming performance of their cover of the song "I Can't Feel my Face" by the Weekenders during the Holy Cross annual pep rally football game. The Samba band will also be show casing their dancing drum line while they lead the junior football team onto the field. The choir and senior band have already booked recording time at the University of Western Ontario. Choir will be recording "Thou Shalt Know Him" while the senior band will be recording "Ancient Carol Variants" and "Holiday Piece". These recordings will be used as an audition tape which will be sent in to Walt Disney studios in Orlando Florida for an upcoming performance/trip. The Holy Cross music department has a contagious case of fun. come catch the music flu with us this season! 

Upcoming Events  

Name that tune is this Friday October 16th. Tickets are $10. REMEMBER TO SELL YOUR TICKETS!! It is asked that each member of band and choir sell at least two tickets.Recording trip to Western University will be the following Friday October 23rd. Remember to hand in your $20 fee and permission form to attend! Christmas concert at the feeder schools will be held Tuesday December 1st and Wednesday December 2nd

Exciting beginnings 

2015 - 2016 promises to be one of the best school years to date!!! We have so much planned, and so many students that are eager to join in the fun that is HC music. Our senior band is up to 70 students, our junior band is well over 80, we have a tremendous choir and jazz band, and with the addition of our brand new Brazilian Samba band, there is no doubt that HC will be leading the charge in musical excellence in the Niagara region. Please take some time to navigate through our website and check out our Youtube channel to watch some exciting videos from this year's performances. If you are interested in joining HC music, please come and see Mr. Dupont in the music room to see where your talents are best suited. Here's to another great year!!!

Previous events

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Holy Cross Secondary School Music

Sign ups for ensembles begin September 8th. First rehearsals begin the following week.