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2019-20 Jazz and Show Choir Auditions!

HERE is the link for the 2019-2020 Jazz and Show Choir Bands! 

Please read the entire packet so you have all the information you need!

If you play an instrument that isn’t listed, please talk to Mr. P or Ms. Wilmes! We want to find a place in our groups for everyone!

If the music looks too hard, come talk to Mr. P or Ms Wilmes!

If you aren’t sure if you should audition for one of these groups, come talk to Mr. P or Ms Wilmes! (But the answer is YES!)

All students must register for their activities before they may rehearse.

Lettering Forms Due Friday

Make sure to get your lettering forms in before Friday


Lettering form

Waconia Jazz Takes top honors at Eau Claire Jazz festival

All three Waconia High School Jazz bands had a great weekend of music making at the Eau Claire Jazz Festival.  Each band had the chance to perform and sight read in front of a panel of outstanding judges and educators.  Waconia Jazz I finished in first place honors for class “B” earning a performance in the evenings “Spotlight Concert”  featuring many of the day’s top high school jazz bands, UW-Eau Claire Jazz I, and guests artists Jimmy Heath and Stefon Harris.


Congratulations Waconia Jazz I and all of our jazz ensembles on an outstanding end of our jazz season.





Waconia Jazz I Performing at the “Spotlight Concert”

Solo Ensemble Contest Success!

Congratulations to the 20+ solo and ensemble participants that took place at Shakopee High School Monday March 3rd.  Waconia High School Bands represented well earning 11 Superior ratings and a “Best in Site” award for an exceptional saxophone ensemble.  Keep up that playing as Waconia will also host is own solo ensemble contest Thursday May 1st.




Upcoming Jazz Band Events!

Check out whats happening with Waconia Jazz 2013 – 14 !


WHS Jazz Band Auditions – September 17th and 18th


WHS Yuletide Festival December 6th

WHS Jazz Dinner  February 10th and 11th

Eau Claire Jazz Festival April 4th and 5th

Clearwater Middle School Jazz Band Concert February 20th

District Jazz Night– March 15th