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Tonights Concert Cancelled Due to Inclement Weather

Tonight concert featuring 8th Grade Band, Varsity Band, and Symphonic Band has been cancelled due to a dramatic winter storm.

Updates about a possible make up date to follow.



Lions Calendar Fundraiser – A wonderful way to raise some cash for upcoming band trips / instruments!

The Lions Raffle Calendar fund raiser is well underway and has made good progress.  There are still 144 calendars available so it is still not too late to participate!  As a reminder, the program is as follows:


  • ·         Calendars are purchased or sold for $25 each and there are over $20,000 in prizes in the raffle
  • ·         Your student receives up to a $10.25 credit in their account for each calendar purchased or sold

o   NOTE:  Final credit dollar amount per calendar is dependent upon total calendars sold

  • ·         Total credit applied to student accounts will be calculated and finalized in February


If you have questions or would simply like to get calendars and begin participating in the program, please contact me via either the e-mail address or phone numbers listed below.    In addition, a table will be set up before and after the November 10th band concert where calendars will be made available.


Please contact Joe Gifford for more information. -


8th, 9th, and 10th Grade Band Concert Set for November 10th


Our first ever 8th, 9th, and 10th grade only concert is just around the corner.  Concert will begin at 7:00pm in the Waconia High School Auditorium and should last about an hour.

Looking forward to some outstanding performances!

2015 Marching Band Set to Travel to Seattle!


The Waconia Marching Band will be trekking west across the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains all the way to Seattle Washington for the summer of 2015.  More details are to follow but check out our trip announcement video.


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It’s homecoming in Waconia!  With all of the festivities comes some great pep band opportunities.  Boys Varsity football will be taking on Holy Family Friday September.   Pep band members should report to Bay-View at 5:40.


Waconia band boosters will be once again be putting on our annual Half-time Kickoff raffle featuring a who’s who of local celebrity kickers. There are some fabulous prizes including a shopping spree at Mackenthun’s.  Tickets are $2 and can be purchased from outstanding Waconia band students, at the homecoming football game, or in the band offices at WHS and Clearwater.


There will also be a pep fest / homecoming coronation during the last hour of the school day Friday September 19th.  All band members are invited to participate in pep band during this pep fest and will excused 10 minutes early from class to set up.


Jazz Band and Show Choir audition results will be posted Thursday September 18th.  Thank you to all that auditioned!