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District Band Festival Silent Auction

We hope you are all anxiously awaiting our Annual District Band Festival this coming Thursday, February 27th at 7:00 PM in the high school gymnasium.  We are so excited to share music from all of our Clearwater and High School curricular bands.  We are asking all high school students to be here ready to go by 6:30 PM in the band area so that the concert can begin promptly at 7:00 PM (and be done by 8:15, we promise!)  Don’t forget that the concert ends with a full combined band piece with all 600 of our band students playing at once!
Here are a few things to take note of:
We hope everyone will come early and check out our Annual Silent Auction.  This is a fantastic event and we have lots of great items including:
  • 2 tickets to Stepping Stone Theatre
  • Autographed Twins photo
  • Autographed Vikings photo
  • 2 tickets to Timberwolves game
  • 2 tickets to Plymouth Playhouse
  • 2 tickets to Imax Theatre at MN Zoo
  • Fresh Seasons grocery store gift card
  • 2 Lutsen lift tickets
  • 2 1-day ski/snowboard passes to Hyland
  • 2 tickets to St Paul Chamber Orchestra
  • Vacations (not sure of locations yet)
  • 1 hour massage at 7-Hi Chiropractic
  • Show choir fan wear and duffle bags
  • 4 day passes to Arboretum
  • 2 “first choice” Spectacular tickets
  • 2 Chanhassen Dinner Theatre tickets for dinner and show
  • 1 ski/snowboard pass and rental at Powder Ridge
  • 9″ womens suede boots size 8
  • Handmade tote
  • Hotel room and buffet for 2 at Grand Casino Mille Lacs
If you are considering a first class getaway with your significant other to New York, Wine county or DisneyWorld consider these packages.


New Marching Band Info


Tonights new band parent meeting has been cancelled due to a harsh and unapologetic weather event.  However  you can still get all the great information that would have been discussed here!

2014 WHS Marching Band New Member Info

2014 Marching Band Commitment Form

2014 Marching Band Welcome letter

Stay posted for possible rescheduled dates and the latest information here!


First Year Marching Band Member Meeting Thursday February 20th

This coming Thursday, February 20th there will be a “First Year Member Marching Band Meeting” at 6:00 PM in the WHS Band Room.
The purpose of this meeting will be to help inform and educate all of our new members’ families about all things Waconia HS Marching Band!  Items to be addressed will include:
  • Payments
  • Schedule
  • Rehearsals
  • Attendance Policies
  • Volunteer Opportunities
  • Our Trip to Chicago
  • and MUCH more!
Please plan to attend this meeting if you are new to the WHS Marching Band Program!


Color Guard Auditions


The Waconia High School Color Guard will be having Auditions on Monday February 17th at 5:00pm in the high school band room.   Any WHS student interested in becoming a member of this outstanding performing ensemble is welcome at our additions.  No experience necessary!   This years show theme “Dia De Los Muertos” will not be one to miss!

District Band Festival Thursday February 27th

Waconia Bands Annual “District Band Festival” will be held Thursday February 27th at 7:00pm in the WHS gym.   This Concert features every student enrolled in school band and is always a memorable musical event.

This year we are also featuring our fabulous silent auction.We hope you will consider contributing merchandise to our school event. All proceeds from the District Band Concert Auction will be used for purchase of instruments for the Band programs in our schools. Your generous support is greatly appreciated and needed to make our event a success!

2014 Band Auction Letter