Welcome to the
Wauwatosa West Band Site!
We are happy that you are visiting our brand new web site as we get it up and running with plenty of “up to date” band information, booster plans, pictures, travel news, and links to happenings in the musical world around us.
This site is under continuous updates so visit often!
Welcome to the Trojan Band Family!!
Located below is the BAND SYLLABUS as well as the BAND HANDBOOK available for download for current/prospective Wauwatosa West Band Members
Marching Band Music Assessment Due 9-29-17
Please Record the following selections from your marching band music and upload to your Google Drive folder by September 29, 2017. Once you have uploaded the videos, please share them with Mr. K/Ms. Metzger.
Fight Song- Everyone records the entire piece
Part 2- Flutes/Clarinets- Measures 26-30, 57- End; Trumpets- 6-18, 57-End; Alto Sax/Horn 26-30, 50-End; Low brass/low WW- 31-35, 50-End
Part 3- Flutes/Clarinets/Trumpets- Measures 26-35, 51-52; Alto Sax/Horns 35-End; Low Brass/Low WW- 15-35, 51-52
Scrip- is a fundraiser that students and their families can have an easy time contributing to their individual student accounts. Just go to https://www.shopwithscrip.com and get started. Once you are set up you will need to email me the four digit code so your account can be verified. Orders are submitted once a month on the third Tuesday of the month. Take a look at the fundraiser page for more information.
Cherrydale- Cherrydale is an fundraiser in conjunction with the Whitman Music Department. Selling occurs between now and October 2nd. Pick up is November 9th from 3-5 in the Whitman Cafeteria. Please see the funraising tab for more information.
Please Update your Calendars!
There are a few dates have have changed for the upcoming school year that we would like everyone to be aware of and plan for. They are listed as follows:
Wauwatosa West HS Band Concert: Wednesday, December 13, 7 pm
Whitman Middle School Band Concert: Thursday, December 14, 7 pm
West Jazz at SuperBand- Cancelled (with a reschedule TBA)
West HS Orchestra and Choir Concert- Wednesday, December 20, 7pm
West HS Orchestra Concert- Tuesday, May 22, 7pm
Band Awards- Wednesday, May 23
West Choir Concert- Thursday, May 24
2017 Dells Trip and Wo Zha Wa Parade
This year's trip to the Dells was a hit and the band proved to be a fan favorite yet again. Great job and our biggest thank you to everyone involved for making the weekend a success. We will be posting photos and videos of the day on the Dells 2017 Tab.
Band Camp 2017
"The Best of Broadway!" is here! Band Camp this year went extremely well and the season is off to a great start! After the conclusion of the week, we were able to put the first two numbers on the field with music! Students will have performances on August 18th and September 1st. In order to get ready for these games, we will have rehearsals on Wednesday Evenings from 6:30-8:30. Please check the calendar tab for the most current schedule. Please continue to turn in your information for the annual trip to the Dells!
Keep posted for our future travel. We are working with travel agents to find the best experience to offer students for the 2018-2019 school year.