The school year is winding down, but our band students are as busy as ever. Please make note of the following important dates:
May 18: Spring Flower order pick-up 5:00-6:00 pm May 18: Jazz Concert 7:30 pm May 19: Band Concert and Awards 7:30 pm Enjoy some cookies afterward as we celebrate our seniors! May 22: Marching Band Mini-camp All new marching instrumentalists and color guard 1:30 – 5:30 pm All other instrumentalists 3:00 – 5:30 pm May 22: Uniform inspection 5:30 pm (band room area) May 22: New Parent Meeting 5:35 pm (in auditorium) May 24: Culver’s on Sunset fundraiser 5:00 – 8:00 pm May 30: Memorial Day Parade
The West Bands spring flower sale will start on March 24th and run through April 20th for delivery on May 18th. This annual sale is a great way to support the band while helping make the outside of your home spring- and summer-ready! Band families should be on the lookout for order forms to be emailed by mid-March (or you can click on this link flower flyer and order form). Please consider purchasing a few flowers for you or someone else during this last fundraiser of the year.
Thanks to everyone who braved the cold and warmed up the Delafield Brewhouse at our 10th annual Flamingo Friday fundraiser! Everyone enjoyed an evening of great food, music by Jazz 1, raffles, a silent auction and spending time with other band parents and friends. We are grateful to all the volunteers who made this event possible and to all who attended for making it so much fun while helping us raise a record-setting amount for our band program!
Thank you to Kevin and Kyra Larson for providing another video of our bands’ concert performances. This year’s fall concert included a performance by the Les Paul Middle School 8th Grade Band. We were excited to welcome future West band students as well as to perform for an audience full of family and friends. If you weren’t able to make it to the concert, you can watch it here.
Congratulations to the Cadets of Waukesha West for an outstanding performance and second place finish in AAAA at the WSMA Marching Band Competition at UW-Whitewater. What a great way to end a fantastic season! Thanks to all the students, directors, parents and boosters who made the show come together and become a crowd favorite. We’re already looking forward to next season!