The Banff Centre are moving ahead with the final renovations to the Greenham Theatre and the classrooms in the LF Building. We have confirmed that there will not be a festival in 2024. Check the web page in the new year for updated information on the 2025 festival. Have a great summer! Willie Connell Executive … Read more


We have been informed by the Banff Centre that they will be continuing with the renovations to the Greenham Theatre and the class rooms in the LF building. As a result we cannot hold the festival in 2023. Stay tuned for updated information as the renovations progress. Have a great summer! Willie Connell Executive Director … Read more

October 2, 2021

We have been in contact over the past few months with school boards, administrators, teachers, and the Banff Centre to discuss the feasibility of holding a 2022 festival. We are also aware of the Covid-19 numbers in Alberta and the recent provincial Covid-19 regulations. Considering all factors we have unfortunately come to the conclusion that … Read more

JUNE 2021

Our hope is to have a 2022 festival. Since things can change quickly with Covid-19 we will be making our decision about the festival in September. Please check the web page then to see if we will be presenting a 2022 festival. Congratulations on completing the 20-21 school year. This undoubtedly was the most trying … Read more

MAY 2021

We are continuing our history of jazz instruments by Mark DeJong. Mark has now started part 2 of the history thus far highlighting Piano, Bass, and drums. These latest additions are part of ONE WEEK AT A TIME under Distance Learning. Now that many schools are distance learning please check the ONE WEEK AT A … Read more

APRIL 2021

Our ONE WEEK AT A TIME is no longer online weekly at teachband101. All the information for ONE WEEK AT A TIME is now on the festival web page under ONE WEEK AT A TIME. Please check this out for all sorts of helpful videos. This month we have added in the Distance Learning section … Read more