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Yuletide Concerts!

Please join us this week for our Annual Yuletide Concerts at Waconia High School! We have concerts on Thursday and Friday evening, beginning at 7:00 PM in the WHS Performing Arts Center. There will be pre-concert music from our Jazz Bands beginning at 6:20 PM.

Thursday evening’s performances will feature our 9th grade Varsity Band and Choir, the Concert Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and Wind Ensemble, with pre-concert music from Jazz II PM and Jazz I.

Friday evening’s performances will feature our 10th grade Symphonic Band and Cantabile Choir, the Concert Band, Concert Choir, Chamber Choir and Wind Ensemble, with pre-concert music from Jazz II AM and Jazz I.

Concerts are FREE to attend, and are some of our most anticipated musical events of the whole year! Hope to see you there!

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.

Fiddler on the Roof Pit Orchestra Auditions

We will once again be having a pit orchestra for our WHS Fall Musical. We are SO EXCITED to be doing the classic musical, “Fiddler on the Roof.” If you haven’t seen it before, you should definitely check it out!

Click HERE for the Audition information. Please note that auditions will take place Tuesday, August 27th and Wednesday, August 28th, which is the first week of school.

Music for the audition can be found HERE.

You can sign up for Audition Times by clicking HERE.

Updated Memorial Day Schedule (Rainy Day Plan)

Here is an updated schedule for today’s rainy Memorial Day.

If by chance the rain stops and the parade and outdoor ceremony is still held in Waconia, we will follow the original schedule.

7:00 am – Students arrive and begin getting in half uniform

7:30 am – Warm up in Performing Arts Center in half uniform

8:25 am – Load buses in Parade Block Order

8:40 am – Leave for St. Boni

9:00 am St. Boni Memorial Service

9:45 am – Load buses to return to Waconia HS or Bayview?

10:00 am – Unload and relax time at Bayview or Waconia HS

10:45 am – Load buses at HS to go to Bayview

11:00 am – Waconia Memorial Day Service at Bayview

12:00 pm – Load buses to return to WHS

12:10 pm – Arrive at WHS and Hang Uniforms APPROPRIATELY (ask a Rookie Advisor or Section Leader!!!!)

Memorial Day 2019 for the WMB!

We are looking forward to a great first set of performances this weekend for Memorial Day in St. Boni, Minnetrista, and Waconia.

Here is our timeline for Monday, May 27th

7:00 – 7:15am – Arrive at WHS and get dressed in half uniform.  Students MUST be here no later than 7:15am. Some students like to have a little extra time putting on the uniform for the first time.

7:30am – All students dressed and seated on busses.

7:40am – Depart for St. Boni.

7:55am – Arrive at St. Boni. Unload and set up for warm up.

8:10am – Warm up in park.

9:00 am – First Memorial Day performance in St. Boni Elementary School.

9:35 am – March to cemetery. We will leave a small group at the cemetery to play for the two short services. Everyone else will load buses and head to Waconia.

9:45 am – Load buses and depart for Waconia (except for select group staying at the cemetery).

10:45 am – Start of Waconia Memorial Day parade. Waconia Marching Band will line up near the Post Office parking lot.

11:00 am – Parade concludes at City Square Park.

11:05 am – Waconia Memorial day ceremony begins at City Square Park featuring Waconia Marching Band (in the event of rain, this moves to the Bayview Elementary School Gym).

12:00 pm – Memorial day ceremony concludes; marching band students load buses

12:20 pm – Arrive back to WHS; Students are dismissed when all uniforms and equipment has been put away properly.

We hope to see many of you this weekend.Start taking lots of pictures!