Saint City Big Band

St. Albert Community Band

Performs a variety of jazz, big band, and dance music.

Service provides:

  • an opportunity for musicians to participate in a big band ensemble
  • guest clinicians and workshops as part of the jazz band's development
  • an opportunity to play at various events and venues - has previously participated in the Edmonton Jazz City, performed at the Yardbird Suite, and performed at various events and functions in and around St. Albert, as with the concert band

This band has the traditional Big Band instrumentation with one person per part.

Yes, Service targeted to:
  • adults and students
  • who have played a big band instrument for a minimum of 3 years
  • and who are members
Application Process
Service Access: See below, To access service:
  • e-mail to arrange to attend a rehearsal night
If positions become available, there is a 3-month probation period for new members based on qualifications and skill level. Subs may be required from time to time.
Referral Process: No

Waiting Period: Yes,

As Big Band is smaller, openings for players are rare, but do occur. Once a member of Big Band leaves, a call is put out first to concert band members, then usually by word of mouth to other musicians to fill that chair.

Web Site
Fee: Yes,

Black band shirts are $40.00.

Fee Reduction: No
Membership Fee: Yes,

Annual Individual Single Band $200.00
Annual Individual Both Bands $260.00

Wheelchair access: Yes -
Other disabled access: No -
Agency Information
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Last Verified On
June 12, 2023
4 Fairview Boulevard
St Albert, AB, T8N 2G1
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Hours of Operation
07:30 PM to 09:30 PM

Rehearsals run September to June.