The New Westminster Secondary School Music Department is home to concert bands, jazz bands, choirs, jazz combos, strings, and chamber ensembles. With approximately 300 grade 9 to 12 students registered in these performance-based courses, and another 250 to 300 students enrolled in non-performance based courses in Guitar and in Music Composition and Technology, the New Westminster Music Department is an exciting, thriving and relevant part of the secondary school community.
Uptown Unplugged is a weekly performing arts series presented in partnership with the Uptown New West Business Association and the Arts Council of New Westminster. Performances take place in various locations throughout Uptown on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 2:00 pm. Uptown Unplugged features talented musicians from throughout Metro Vancouver. The program takes place from June 2 – September 9, 2018. Contact for more information.