Monday, 27 May 2019

Final Concert and End of the year information

I know it is hard to believe that it is that time already, but as we approach the end of May, it is important that we look at all of the up coming dates and get ready for the celebration of our successes and the craziness that is the end of the year.

May 24th is the cut off for our last round of sectionals for Concert Band.  

May 27th is our set up for the Final Concert at 7:00PM. As always, we will be needing your help for about 20 minutes.

May 28th will be the dress rehearsals throughout the day for our concert that evening.

May 28th. Final Concert Band Concert.  7:00PM gym - Doors open at 3:30PM

  • Here you will be able to order your band FLASHDRIVE for $20 before and after the concert. The Band FLASHDRIVE contains photos and videos from both concerts and a few candids from throughout the year. It is our only fundraiser and all funds raised go directly back into the program. THE MINIMUM ORDER IS 100, SO WE MUST SELL AT LEAST 100.
  • Students need to be here at 6:00PM
  • This concert will be again webcast - LINK IS POSTED ON THE WEB SITE AND ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS.

May 29th -- Dress Rehearsal for the Final Jazz concert through out the day.

May 29thst - Final Jazz Concert at 7:00PM in the theatre.
  • Doors open at 4:00PM
  • Students will need to be here at 6:00PM.
  • This concert will be again webcast - LINK IS POSTED ON THE WEEB SITE AND ALL OF OUR SOCIAL MEDIA CHANNELS.
June 3rd - sign-up sheets go up for Sr. Jazz Auditions. Auditions will take place from the 17th to the 21st.

June 6th - all music music/ folders and method books must be handed in by 3:30PM for sorting by the nines. All instruments that are not being used by students for auditions or Grad Band must also be turned in today.

June 5th - Final Self-Assessment Due - Everyone else follows the same format except Seniors. Sr.'s are to take their folder home this week and re-read all of the contents. Their final self assessment is of their entire 4 years at Westwood and encompass what it is, if anything, that they have accomplished and/or learned in their time here.

June 6th to the 28th - Grad Band Rehearsals - No auditions. Students are hand selected by Mr. Edwards.

June 10th - Grade 9 Sort AND ALL INSTRUMENTS MUST BE RETURNED TO MR. EDWARDS

June12th - Gr. 9 Clean.

June 17th - Last Official Day of Classes and some time this week will be the Gr. 9 Movie Night.

June 29th - All instruments go for repairs.

First week in September - Band FLASH DRIVES's are available for pick-up.



LIVE - Band Concerts this week

As you know we have always been on the cutting edge of technology here in the Westwood Band Program and this concert is no exception.

We have two up coming concerts for you this week.  

Concert Band on Tuesday night at 7:00 PM CST and 
Jazz Band on Wednesday night at 7:00 PM CST.

BOTH THESE CONCERTS WILL BE WEBCAST LIVE ON THE INTERNET FOR YOUR VIEWING PLEASURE.


"Shut the Front Door!"


You can watch either night by clicking on the video below or watching on your device by clicking on the link from anywhere on the planet that there is wireless.

YO WATCH JUST HEAD ON OUVER TO OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL