Category Archives: Classifieds

National Capital Concert Band – Percussionists wanted

NCCBThe National Capital Concert Band is actively seeking additional support in our percussion section round out the existing musicians on Tymps, Drum Set and Auxillary (Mallets). As a large scale ensemble (50+members) we are endeavouring to keep a balance within our dynamic, and to support that with a solid rhythmic foundation.

National Capital Concert Band April 2016






Rehearsals are held on Wednesday nights at Nepean High School, off Broadview Avenue, in the Laurentian and McKellar Park neighbourhoods. See for info, or contact either or

Under Maestro Rocco Romeo the National Capital Concert Band continues to foster musical excellence through varied and challenging repertoire and high performance standards. In a variety of venues, the Band undertakes approximately six performances throughout a season, running September to June.

Accomplished musicians  of all ages who can commit to regular attendance are welcome. We have recently responded to a number of recruits to fill vacancies and to supplement sections in our 50+ member ensemble.


National Capital Concert Band
National Capital Concert Band

Call for Musicians – Narnia (a musical)

Based on The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Book by JULES TASCA | Lyrics by TED DRACHMAN | Music by THOMAS TIERNEY December 11-21, 2014 in the studio at Centrepointe Theatres


The story is the immediate sequel to The Magician’s Nephew (presented by 9th Hour last March) and the second of seven stories in The Chronicles of Narnia. It will mark 9th Hour’s fourth and final production of the 2014 season “Into The Wardrobe” of C.S. Lewis works. The story is largely written as Christian allegory exploring the themes of atonement, resurrection, redemption, forgiveness, sin, temptation, making choices, as well as good and evil. This musical adaptation is


The production is seeking a rehearsal piano accompanist that can double as the synthesizer during performances. Cast rehearsals are Sundays (4-10pm), as well as Mondays and Wednesdays (6-10pm) in the Glebe, starting October 15. The musician in this position will be expected to work closely with the Assistant Director in rehearsing the music with the cast and recording the vocal numbers to be used for choreography.

The production is also seeking the following musicians to form an ensemble orchestra to play accompanying the cast and production for all performances of Narnia the musical (secondary and post-secondary students are welcome to apply): Trumpet, Trombone, Flute, Clarinet, Percussion, Synthesizer / Piano (rehearsals)


Musicians will be called to rehearse together one evening a week in November, as well as most Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday evenings in December with the cast. Technical and dress rehearsals are December 9-10 (1-10pm) with performances from December 11-21, 2014 at Centrepointe Theatres. Schedule conflicts known in advance can be taken into account.


All musicians will be engaged under a contractual agreement with 9th Hour Theatre Company and be paid an honorarium of $300.00 for the commitment. The musician in the role of rehearsal piano accompanist and synthesizer for performances will receive an honorarium of $600 for a greater time commitment and responsibility.


Musicians interested in any of these roles should email with a resume / C.V. and/or performance experience with references. Selected musicians may be contacted for a follow-up interview / audition.

Musical Conductor for the Russell Community Concert Band

We are a charitable organization which has been dedicated to promoting the love of music for our members, and for our community since 2009. As band members, we are a fun-loving bunch of individuals, from students to seniors, all with varying degrees of musicianship. We get together once a week to practice and learn, and we perform for the local community throughout the year.

Continue reading Musical Conductor for the Russell Community Concert Band