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down and his immense contributions will be difficult to replace. “The band was formed to promote the
current band is a conductor. “It’s tough to conduct if you don’t know what to do. A conductor can bring all the different
concert band music, they also play some classical and some pop. “We’re looking for someone to make the pieces fit together best, ” says Rack. “We’re here to have fun, learn and perform in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. It’s not high pressure. ” More information is available at www. russellband.ca. Information about the con- ductor’s positionis available by contacting Martine Rack at email@example.com. WDMH welcomes new social worker The Winchester and District Memo- rial Hospital has hired a new social worker, Kimberly Janssen, who will work three days per week at WDMH and two days per week at St. Law- rence Medical Clinic. Janssen has degrees in social work from the Uni- versity of Western Ontario and Dal- housie University. She has worked at St. Joseph’s Health Care and with family health teams in London and Toronto. In her spare time she enjoys sports and trivia nights. She recently cycled 220 kilometres from Toronto to Niagara Falls, raising funds for the Ride to Conquer Cancer. She will be supporting patients at both the hos- pital and in the community.
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love of music local- ly,” explained presi- dent Rack. “We are a mixed group, and each year there are beginners and there are people with years of ex- perience. ” If they
skill levels together to play cohesively. ” The ideal candidate would have a degree in music. The band meets on Thursdays for two hours, takes summers off, and plays concerts in late spring and near
A conductor can bring all the different skill levels together to play cohesively. The ideal candidate would have a degree in music.
RUSSELL | The Russell Community Con- cert Band is urgently seeking a new vol- unteer conductor. RCCB president Martine Rack is asking the community for help finding someone with both the skills and the time to conduct a concert band. Former volunteer conductor Gilles Lepage has been with the band since its founding in 2009 but has had to step
are unable to find a conductor they will try to self-conduct, said Rack, but no one in the
Christmas. Besides conducting during prac- tices and performances, former conductor Lepage also shopped for music, took notes, critiqued and worked out which music would suit the instruments and players in the group ofabout 20 musicians. The RCCB is a registered charity and does not charge for performances. They practice at the St. Thomas Aquinas High School’s music room or at the St. Andrew’s and St. Paul’s United Church in Russell. Besides
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