To book your place on the 2020 North American Brass Band Summer School (June 24 - July 4) register now, by submitting this form.


Please note that all participants must be a minimum of 19 yrs-old on June 24, 2020, unless accompanied by an adult (19 yrs or over) for the duration of the course. For all inquiries relating to NABBSS please email:

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Tuesday, June 23

Arrival in Halifax | Check-in to accommodation at Gerard Hall

Wednesday, June 24

Register 8am - 9am (Gerard Hall) | Welcome & rehearsal 10am (St. Matt's) | RNSIT stage rehearsal and uniform issuing (Scotiabank Centre) | RNSIT Evening Sequence Rehearsal

Thursday, June 25

RNSIT First Dress Rehearsal (11am) | Sectionals / full band rehearsal / masterclass | Evening TBC

Friday, June 26

RNSIT Morning Sequence Rehearsal | RNSIT Second Dress Rehearsal (2pm) | Evening TBC

Saturday, June 27

Sectionals / full band rehearsal / masterclass | RNSIT Evening Performance (Preview Show)

Sunday, June 28

Free Morning | RNSIT Matinee Performance | Full band Evening Rehearsal

Monday, June 29

Sectionals / full band rehearsal / masterclass | RNSIT Evening Performance

Tuesday, June 30

Sectionals / full band rehearsal / masterclass | RNSIT Evening Performance

Wednesday, July 1

Canada Day Festival performance - Library 9.30am | RNSIT Matinee Performance | Free Evening

Thursday, July 2

Full Band Rehearsal | Free afternoon | Festival performance - Grand Parade 17.00 | RNSIT Evening Performance

Friday, July 3

Full Band Rehearsal | RNSIT Matinee Performance | St. Matthew's Evening Concert 18.30 | Cast Party

Saturday, July 4

Masterclass / Q&A | Farewell Lunch | RNSIT Matinee Performance 

The above is a provisional schedule outline. A detailed schedule will be available to all NABBSS participants at registration from 8.00am on June, 24.


All RNSIT Matinee Performances will begin at 14.00. All RNSIT Evening Performances will begin at 19.00.