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Welcome to the 2014 – 15 School Year!

 

Welcome back!  It has been a very busy summer around the band office and a full year of music making, concerts, and events are planned for the new school year!

 

All concerts and fall pep band events have been added to the google calendar.  Feel free to sync our band calendar to your mobile device for all of the latest updates.

 

2014-15 Band Hand Book Can be found here.  Please read and return the parent signature form included in the handbook.

 

Locker sign ups are available this week if you would like to drop by the band office.  All students should plan to bring their instruments to school on the first day.  Please contact Mr. Pohland or Mr. Snyder if you need to check out a school owned instrument.

 

Jazz band and show choir band auditions will be taking place September 11th, and 12 after school.  Please sign up for a jazz band audition by the band office. Audition materials can be found here. Jazz Band Audition 2014

 

Get ready for a great school year!

 

Make sure to sign up to Volenteer for the Lake Waconia Band festival.

This years festival is shaping up to be one of the finest festivals in the state!  Make sure you are part of a wonderful event.

Sing up here

Thanks and have a great end to the school year.

End of the school year

 

The summer is nearly here.   Hope you are ready for an incredible ride to the end of the school year and the start of the summer marching season.

 

Spring band concert is Thursday May 22nd starting at 7:00 pm at HWS  - This concert will wrap our concert band season and we will also be presenting awards and achievements for the year.  All HWS students should have their lettering forms in!!

 

We also have quite a few volunteer positions available during our marching band season.  Check the Volunteer spot for the latest and greatest volunteering opportunities.

Solo Ensemble Encore Recital Tonight

WHS Bands are putting on its first annual “Solo Ensemble Encore Recital” tonight May 2nd at 6:00pm at the Waconia High School Auditorium.

 

In order to celebrate yesterdays tremendously successful solo ensemble season many WHS students have decided to give an encore performance for friends and family.

 

Come and hear works and student arrangements by  - Lawson Lunde, Rochut, Ostronsky, Hydan, Coldplay, Reel Big Fish, and many more!

 

 

Marching Band Parent Information From Tuesdays Meeting

 

Thank you for attending our informational meeting last night at the high school.  If you were not able to get all of your forms and orders in you can still get them taken care of by Friday May 2nd at the very latest!!

 

Linked below is all of the information that was presented

WMB Main Presentation - Lots of great information about our marching band program and our upcoming marching band season.

Information regarding chaperones  - If you plan on joining us this summer as a volunteer chaperone make sure you read this packet!

 

Ear plugs will be in by Friday May 2nd – Cost is $10 (Free for drum line)  We were able to get a great deal from Etymotic on musician’s ear plugs.  It is very important to protect you or your students ears.  We are making a push to have ear plugs for all marching band members this year.  Please see any of our band directors to pic up a pair.

Ear Plugs Presentation