Newton’s Grove School news: Music & the Arts news

Senior Students accepted into Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra

We would like to congratulate Emily Yeung, Kannan Bloor, Justin Yeung and Michael Husu for being accepted into the prestigious Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra's Youth Band and Symphonic Winds!
TYWO is and organization that provides pre-professional calibre to talented musicians in the GTA. Many alumni are now in major symphony orchestrates and boards of education across Canada, the U.S. and abroad. Congratulations to our amazing musicians!

Intermediate Students accepted into Hannaford Youth Band's Junior and Community Bands!

We would like to congratulate Andres McKean and Connor Turk for being accepted into the Hannaford Youth Band's Junior and Community Bands!The Hannaford Youth Program (HYP) is operated under the auspices of the HANNAFORD STREET SILVER BAND, a world renowned, award winning, professional brass band that has been active in the Toronto community since 1983.

The Hannaford Youth Program is a fantastic opportunity for BRASS and PERCUSSION players ages 7 to 24 years, beginner to advanced, to participate in any one of three brass bands: Congratulations to these amazing musicians!

Grade 8 student wins first place at 2018 North York Music & Performing Arts Festival

Congratulations to Michael Husu for being awarded the First Place Trophy for piano at the 2018 Gala Concert & Awards Ceremony of the North York Music & Performing Arts Festival on June 2nd. We are all so proud of you! Bravo, Michael!

Arts and Music Night

Arts and Music Night was an amazing event. Bravo to all of the talented musicians that performed. Your hard work and talent is inspiring. Congratulations to Ciaran Sullivan Warr on receiving the Graydon Foster Scholarship. Thank you to our Music Director, Mr. Alonso. What a phenomenal evening!

Intermediate students accepted into Carnegie Honour Band series

We are so proud of our awesome musicians. Michael Husu and Connor Turk were accepted into the prestigious Carnegie Honour Band Performance Series. They will have the opportunity to travel to New York City for a week of master classes, ending with a concert at Carnegie Hall. Congratulations gentlemen!

Grade 7 Student wins Kiwanis Music Competition in trombone

Congratulations to our amazing Gr. 7 musician, Marissa for winning her Kiwanis Music Competition class in trombone. We are so proud of you!  

Newton's Grove Flutist Shines at Kiwanis Music Competition

The Music Department and the rest of the school would like to congratulate Emily Yeung for winning all three of her Grade 10 level classes at the Kiwanis Music Festival this week. Emily played a concerto by CPE Bach, a piece by Gaubert, and Vasks," Landscapes With Birds".  For achieving marks all above 90 in this tough competition, Emily is now a Platinum winner. 


Congratulations to our senior student, Emily. She won all three classes of her Kiwanis flute competition. Bravo, Emily. We are extremely proud of you!

"Spellbound" was a huge hit!

Congratulations to the talented cast and crew of "Spellbound". The performance was highly entertaining. Thank you to all of the students and staff that were involved. A very special thank you to Ms. Hewitt and Mr. Alonso. Well done, everyone!

Intermediate and Senior Production of Spellbound is next week!

It takes a lot of talent to put on a production. While the actors and musicians are busy preparing for next week's performance of Spellbound, our Visual Arts students are busy creating the set and back drop. 

Grade 9 Student invited to participate in Carnegie Hall's Honour Band


We wish our grade 9 student, Justin, all the best as he travels to New York City tomorrow. Justin was invited to participate in the prestigious Carnegie Hall Honour Band. Safe travels. We are very proud of you and look forward to hearing about your exciting adventure! 

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