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For more information on any of these events, or to book the Band, please email secretary@ayrparisband.com

DATE EVENT
Wednesdays -- 7.00 pm Junior Band Practice -- no practices during July and August
Wednesdays -- 8.00 pm Senior Band Practice

2019 SCHEDULE

Mon., May 20 Woodstock Victoria Day Parade. 10:00 a.m. Bus leaves Ayr at 8:45 a.m.  Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie, hat.

**** Barbeque at Heidi & Derrick's between parades ****

New Dundee Victoria Day Parade. 2 p.m. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie, hat.
Sun., May 26 St. Mary's Church Parade. 2.30 p.m. Colborne & Murray Street, Brantford. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie, hat.
Wed., June 5 Concert at Watson Pond, Ayr. Be ready to play at 7:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. start. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie.
Sun., June 16 St. Anthony's Feast Day Parade. Bus leaves Ayr News at 10:45 a.m, Paris High School at 11:00 a.m. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie, hat.
Wed., June 19 Paris Legion Concert. Be ready to play at 6:45 p.m. 7:00 p.m. start Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie.
Sun., June 23 Our Lady of All Souls Sicilian Feast Parade. 21 Barton Street West, Hamilton. Bus leaves Ayr News at 2:00 p.m. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie, hat.
Wed., July 3 Concert at Watson Pond, Ayr. Be ready to play at 7:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. start. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie.
Wed., Aug 7 Concert at Watson Pond, Ayr. Be ready to play at 7:15 p.m., 7:30 p.m. start. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie.
Aug. 23 to Aug. 25 BAND CAMP. Point Farms, Goderich.
Sun., Aug 25 Concert at Goderich Harbour Park. Be ready to play at 6:45 p.m. 7:00 p.m. start. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie.
Wed., Sept. 4 Concert at Watson Pond, Ayr. Be ready to play at 6:45 p.m., 7:00 p.m. start. Black/red jacket, red shirt, tie.
Wed., Sept. 11 Concert at Telfer Place. Be ready to play at 6:45 p.m., 7:00 p.m. start. Red shirt, tie.245 Grand River St. N., Paris

Band Practice

The Band is always happy to encourage new members and new talent.  Joining the Band couldn't be easier.  You're welcome to attend rehearsal at anytime, or contact Heidi, the band secretary for more information. Junior band members are encouraged to join during our September Open House but are also welcome anytime by contacting Heidi.  She can be reached by email or by phoning (519) 632-7433.

Rehearsal

Ayr Community Centre (upstairs at the Arena)

Church Street, Ayr, Ontario

Click here for directions

The Band offers two levels of rehearsal every Wednesday night:

Junior Band - 7:00 to 7:45 p.m. Conducted by Richelle Kocher (no rehearsals during July and August)
Senior Band - 8:00 to 9:30 p.m. Conducted by Merry Schmidt
Social night first Wednesday of each month after Band
Executive meeting last Wednesday of each month after band

Rehearsals are held at the Ayr Community Centre Hall (upstairs at the Arena, separate entrance)
Church Street, Ayr, Ontario

Instruments are usually provided, but it does depend on demand. Uniform's are provided at no cost to senior band members.  The Junior band wear their own black pants and shirts for performances. 

Individual Lessons

There are some senior band members who give private lessons.  These can be arranged with the members individually. Cost varies with each instructor.

This page was last updated May 10, 2019