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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 


Mulch For Music


Spring has Sprung and Music is in the air with the
Big Black on our streets once again!!
Please support the Waconia Marching Band by purchasing bulk mulch.           
Pine Products,Inc has generously offered to sell mulch in bulk at contractors prices. You will need to bring with you the attached coupon. With this coupon you will not only receive this discount but Pine Products will also donate $5.00 back to the Waconia Instrumental Music program for every yard of mulch you buy.
Now that is a big WIN-WIN.
Plant your flowers, rake the grass and put down mulch!
We’ll see you on the streets–GO BIG BLACK!

May 9th and May 17, 2014

Make sure you band off the coupon listed below for the deal.

Mulch for Music

Total Marching Band Meeting Set for April 29th


The 2014 marching band season is in full swing with all sections having outstanding rehearsals.  Our annual marching band kickoff meeting will be held on Tuesday April 29th at 7:00.  Doors will be open at 6:00pm for volunteer sign ups, apparel orders, and marching band supplies orders.


This is a mandatory meeting for parents and marching members.   This serves as our time to get many of our ducks in a row for what is shaping up to be an outstanding season.

We are looking forward to a fantastic season for the Black and Gold!

Total Marching Band Letter

District Jazz Festival



Waconia district Jazz Festival tonight!  After completing your taxes make sure that you drop by the Waconia High School auditorium for an evening of incredible jazz music.   Tonights concert will feature 3 jazz bands from Clearwater Middle school , WHS Jazz II, and WHS Jazz I.  Waconia High School Jazz bands I and II are coming off a great performances our region jazz contest where both ensembles earned “Superior” ratings!


Tonight will also feature guest artist Dean Sorenson from the University of Minnesota. 


Concert starts at 7:00pm


Jazz I and II to attend Eau Claire Jazz Festival.

Both of Waconia High Schools Jazz Bands will be performing in the Eau Claire Jazz Festival held on the Campus of the the University of Wisconsin Eau Claire campus.


Update – Both Jazz ensembles had outstanding performances at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival

Congratulations to – Lauren Swee, Jonny Zajac, Joe Billstrom, Sam Bares, Kirk Palsma, and Colin Swee for outstanding soloist awards.

On Monday April 14 WHS jazz bands I and II received Superior ratings at the Minnesota State Region 2AA Jazz Festival held in Hutchinson MN.


Congratulations on a great season of jazz band!