Band Weekend Day 1

Band Weekend Day 2
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From concert bands to wind orchestras, saxophone ensembles to brass quintets, join us at Band Weekend as part of Cool Classics on 15 & 16 Feb 2020 to experience the vibrancy and diversity of local brass and wind bands in their various configurations and styles.

Esplanade Festival Corner
Experience music composed for smaller woodwind ensembles at the Esplanade Festival Corner performed by Anglo-Chinese Junior College’s (ACJC) Saxophone Ensemble and Saxophone Quintet, Phil Youth Flute Ensemble and Bendemeer Alumni Woodwind Ensemble.

4.35pm (15 min): ACJC Saxophone Ensemble
4.55pm (15 min): Phil Youth Flute Ensemble
5.15pm (15 min): Bendemeer Alumni Woodwind Ensemble
5.35pm (15 min): ACJC Woodwind Quintet

Pop-up Stage (Esplanade Courtyard)
Join us at the Pop-up Stage to catch performances by smaller brass ensembles with students from Clementi Town Secondary School, Anglo-Chinese Junior College (ACJC) and Nanyang Academy of Fine Arts (NAFA).

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5.20pm (20 min): Clementi Town Secondary School Brass Ensembles
5.40pm (20 min): ACJC Brass Quintet
6.30pm (30 min): NAFA Brass Ensemble
7.30pm (20 min): Clementi Town Secondary School Brass Ensembles
7.50pm (20 min): ACJC Brass Quintet
8.10pm (20 min): NAFA Brass Ensemble

Play-along with nWinds Woodwind Quintet
6.00pm (45 min)
Esplanade Concourse

In this play-along led by nWinds’ resident Woodwind Quintet, explore the different elements of music such as melody, bass, rhythm and harmony. This will culminate in a concerto grosso supported by participants in the play-along session.

nWinds Woodwind Quintet
7.15pm (30 mins)
Esplanade Concourse

In celebration of Band Weekend 2020, nWinds Woodwind Quintet will be performing a specially curated set of works from the likes of Percy Grainger, Gustav Holst and John Philip Sousa.

NAFA Wind Ensemble
8.00pm & 8.45pm (30 mins)
Esplanade Concourse

OBOG Wind Symphony
6.00pm & 7.00pm (30 mins)
Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

Hum and sing along to familiar, evergreen tunes with the singers and soloists of OBOG Wind Symphony.

Anglo-Chinese School Wind Orchestra
8.30pm (1 hr)
Esplanade Outdoor Theatre

The Anglo-Chinese School Wind Orchestra presents familiar favourites like Porgy & Bess, Blackbird and Danza Final (from Estancia).


Event Information

Band Weekend Day 1

Start date: 15/2/20 0:00
End date: 15/2/20 23:59

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