ERS band students swing in the season with Winter Concert

Show features mix of modern numbers and Christmas classics

Eagle River Secondary’s band program students show off their musicial prowess during their Winter Concert held Wednesday, Dec. 13. Under the direction of band teacher John Pickup, the Grade 7/8 band set included an energetic set of modern songs, deliberately avoiding Christmas music. The jazz band made up for it with a mix of Christmas tunes and other familiar numbers. Photos include: Grade 7/8 band trombonists Triton Diakowand Aija Davies play along to Funky Town; flutist Alexis Whiting plays along to a Lady Gaga number with the Grade 7/8 band; and jazz band saxophonists Nash Rutherford, Eden Wiebe, Katherine O’Neil and Raegen Starkell help serve up a swinging Frosty the Snowman.


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