Victoria Institution Cadet Corps Band, Malaysia
VICCB is a niche area of the excellent cluster school, Victoria Institution. So, every year VICCB have to represent the school, Kuala Lumpur or Malaysia in multilevel of marching band championship in the country or abroad. VICCB is also the only school band in Malaysia known to organize its own military tattoos.
This success was secured by a group of young passionate school boys aged 13 through 17 years old, who are juggling band practice and their studies. VICCB divided into three main sections with one instructor respectively, which are drum & percussion section, bagpipes & colour-guard section and Brass section.
Mottos of VICCB are ‘Rise to the Occasion’, ‘To Perfection’ and ‘Never Say Die’.Finally, Marching bands provide an opportunity for character development among their members beyond what classrooms could offer. It is also a platform to gain exposure from other teams and countries that builds up their confidence, willpower to improve and succeed.
Profile of Instructor
Fahad Ijlal (法哈特依拉)生于2001年1月27日。在過去三年，他擔任低音鼓組長，現任樂隊指揮員。這將是他與學員們最後的國際競標賽，所以他希望可以為校，為國增光。
Fahad Ijlal was born on 27th January 2001 and is a thoroughbred of Victoria Institution Cadet Corps Band. For the past 3 years, he has been the bassdrum row leader and he has now assumed the position of a conductor. This is will be his final international competition alongside his fellow cadets and wishes to make his school and country proud.
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香港卓士風笛鼓樂隊成立於 2006 年，除演奏傳統蘇格蘭風笛樂曲， 亦加入低音鼓、中音鼓及小鼓等，於不同機構或典禮中演出並於各大型節日活動慶典作巡遊表演。樂隊更經常獲邀參與本地以至海外多個大型活動，於 2007 年獲邀參與香港回歸十周年大匯演及於 2014 年獲邀到國內參演中國吉首國際鼓文化節，向內地介紹及推廣蘇格蘭風笛音樂。近年樂隊在演出曲目中融入現代的中西流行歌曲，更曾與本地盛名管弦樂團及歌手同台演出。
Hong Kong Cheuk's Pipes & Drums Band was established in 2006 .The Band mainly plays Scottish Bagpipe music together with Bass drum and Snare drums. Usually performs on outdoor activities, activities of firms and festival parade. In 2007 the Band had been invited to perform at the Hong Kong SAR 10th ceremony. In 2014 the Band had the opportunity to introduce Scottish Bagpipe music in Wu Nam Main Land China on the International Drums Festival 2014. Recently the band plays modern pop songs as well as Scottish music and had perform modern pop music together with an Orchestra and Pop singer on the stage.
Profile of Instructor
樂隊指揮 袁卓文從初中時期開始已接觸各種不同音樂及樂器，期後因緣有機會接觸到蘇格蘭風笛，於過去十數年間曾參與及協助組織香港及鄰近地區多個制服團體的步操樂隊，並一直致力以無償型式教導青少年及各年齡人士學習風笛及鼓樂。於 2006 年成立 香港卓士風笛及鼓樂隊，並帶領樂隊參演各大型活動的演奏，期望樣所有對音樂有興趣及熱誠的人士，可不分年齡或社會偕層，也可同樣有機會接觸及學習音樂，共同分享演奏音樂所帶來的喜悅。
Mr. Curtis Yuen Cheuk Man learn and practiced music since middle school age. Had experience of performing and organize in several uniform groups at Hong Kong over 15 years. Founder of the Cheuk's Pipes & Drums Band in 2006 . Provide music training to teenagers and all age’s persons to learn bagpipe and drum for free. Curtis YUEN always leading the band to perform music in many different open events. He wish everyone can learn and play music no matter where they come from or how old they’re. To Share the Happiness together with Amazing music life.
In recent years, through music re-arrangement with traditional Scottish bagpipe into modern pop songs, and adding American style percussion drums, it has made it easier for audiences to accept and promote
multi-original music culture.
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Calgary Stetson Show Band在1988年成立於加拿大的社區高中的行進樂團的學生。該團提供多元化的機會增進個人發展、音樂修養、表演及交流。該團制服上的黑色與金色，代表爾加里、亞伯達、加拿大傳統與創新的獨特結合。
樂隊在每年夏天都會參與一些全國性或國際的節目賽事。此外，該團體經常參加許多活動表演，例如The Calgary Stampede Parade遊行, Banff Canada Day Parade和卡爾加里的春季展覽…等。如Calgary Stetson Show Band結合了音樂和動作表演帶給觀眾們一個難以忘記的體驗。該活動為每年常態性慶典，Calgary Stetson Show Band藉此提升了許多音樂技巧及多元豐富的精湛演出。
Calgary Stetson Show Band這幾年在行進樂隊領域中著重在演出表現上。樂隊團員和舞者運用舞台編排及音樂傳達迷人的視覺饗宴給觀眾。每年的表演不僅僅是場表演，也讓團員們有著獨特的難忘回憶。
從2015年樂團在Show bands Live!行進樂隊比賽中獲得第一名。也在2015年和2016年卡爾加里牛仔節大遊行贏得最佳高校樂隊和最佳總體樂隊的榮譽。此後更是行進樂隊賽事的常勝大軍。
近30年來，Calgary Stetson Show Band在國際上取得許多榮譽稱號。在行進樂隊表演上贏得的大獎橫跨北美、歐洲、亞洲。也希望能藉由該團隊與台灣學校的交流活動，充實二校的行進樂隊技巧!
The Calgary Stetson Show Band was formed in 1988 as a community based marching show band for senior high school students. Over the past thirty years, the band has proudly represented Calgary, Alberta and Canada with entertaining and innovative performances, while providing young people with the excitement and challenge of a marching music ensemble. As a competitive senior band, the Calgary Stetson Show Band has excelled with their high standards of musicianship and performance developed in an atmosphere of camaraderie and fun. Regular season performances include numerous parades, concerts and high-profile community events within Calgary and southern Alberta. The band has performed for members of the royal family, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, and the Prime Minister of Canada, among others.
The Stetson Band is committed to sharing musical experiences with peers around the world, and regularly participates in the World Association of Marching Show Bands competitions, hosted worldwide. The Stetson Show Band has travelled internationally, to locations from Switzerland to South Korea. This past summer, the band celebrated Canada’s 150 Sesquicentennial with two weeks of performances at the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. Looking forward, the band will be travelling to Taipei, Taiwan, in July 2018, to compete in the World Association of Marching Show Bands World Championship Competition. Part of the student travel experience includes collaborating with, and performing alongside, local bands and musical ensembles.
Since 2015, the Stetson Show Band has won first place in the Showbands Live! Marching Competition, winning both Top Senior Band, and Top Overall Band, in the Calgary Stampede Parade in 2015 and 2016. In 2014, the Stetson Show Band travelled to Brazil, where they competed in the World Association of Marching Show Bands World Championships. In Brazil, the Stetson Show Band won the World Championship Parade Competition, and placed second in the World Championship Field Show Competition, scoring 92.4. In addition to performing as a marching show band, band members also perform in Winter Drumline, Winterguard and Concert Band Programs.
The Calgary Stetson Show Band has been recognized with many honours over the past 30 years, including winning the World Championship of Freestyle Street Parade in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, regularly winning gold seals at the Calgary Kiwanis Festival, and winning top honours in band and parade competitions across North America. In February 2016, the band was recognized with the prestigious Captain FM Ray McLeod Trophy for Most Outstanding Community Band at the Alberta International Band Festival.
Profile of Instructor
安德莉亞 西歐那(Andrea Ciona)是位名聞遐邇的指揮、評審、表演者及教育者。至2008年起她持續擔任卡爾加里斯特森表演樂隊的指揮，在她的指導下，卡爾加里斯特森表演樂隊多年來屢屢奪冠、備受榮耀，其中包括2011馬來西亞和 2014 巴西WAMSB世界行進樂大賽2011的冠軍。西歐那的視覺呈現和舞蹈編制每次演出都受到高度讚揚，不僅蟬聯卡爾加里斯特森表演樂隊LIVE!大賽，更被指定於皇家新斯科舍國際紋身節演出。
Andrea Ciona is a highly regarded conductor, performer, adjudicator and educator. She has been the director of the Calgary Stetson Show Band since 2008. Under her leadership, the band has won competitions and received top honours at events worldwide, including World Associations of Marching Show Bands World Championship Parade titles in 2011 (Malaysia) and 2014 (Brazil). Her visual design work and choreography has been performed and broadcast to high acclaim, including several consecutive Grand Championship titles at the Calgary Stampede Showbands Live! Competition, and command performances at the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo.
Ciona’s ensembles, both instrumental and choral, have been broadcast nationally, including featured Canadian television and radio broadcasts. As a conductor, she has directed touring ensembles in locations including Italy, the United States of America, China, Switzerland, France, the Netherlands, Germany, Malaysia, and Brazil.
A highly-regarded clarinetist, Ciona is the Principal Clarinetist of the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra, and Alberta Winds – Calgary’s only professional wind ensemble. She has performed with Theatre Calgary, the Cranbrook Symphony, and the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. As a clarinet soloist, Ciona has performed across North America, in Europe and in Asia.
Currently the Director of Choral Music at Bishop Carroll High School, Ciona has also served on the faculty at Red Deer College School of Music, and Mount Royal University Conservatory of Music, and is the former co-artistic of the Valley Winds Symphonic Winds. She regularly adjudicates music festivals, leads workshops for other music educators and works as a guest conductor. She holds bachelor of music (clarinet performance and voice) and bachelor of education (secondary music) degrees from the University of British Columbia, and the University of Calgary.
Mingyuan Education Acadamy Experimental Primary School Drumline, Beijing
Beijing mingyuan education academy experimental primary school was founded in 2010 to encourage the world percussion club, now chaoyang district chaoyang chaohua art group. Since its establishment, it has been carrying out the group training of "preciseness, persistence and cooperation", actively cooperating with the school's purpose of running school, so that students can get a better mental outlook and excellent quality from the association. Has won many national and urban awards. A visit to Japan in 2017 bands represent China percussion institute percussion with Japan to learn communication, not only accept the scene of the top master's guidance, but also with Japan champion marching band rehearsal playing together, and sinpo Ann hall held a special concert in Tokyo. Won the first gold prize in the national youth percussion competition for many times. Orchestra encouragement: the achievement children become the champion of life! In the assiduous training, the lecturer in line with the teacher's mission of preaching, teaching, and solving doubts. Forge children to become: family pride, social elites, the pillars of the country. Marching percussion, marching.
Profile of Instructor
日本play wood 行進鼓棒代言人
Director of percussion association of China musicians association
Japan's play wood marching drum stick spokesperson
Drummer on the world famous musical show cats
Beijing inspire world marching culture co. LTD
Founder of Beijing marching alliance culture co. LTD