West High Trojan Marching Band in Downtown Iowa City

Iowa City West High School Bands

  • West High School has a fine tradition of musicianship in Iowa City. Established in 1969, West High Bands have been producing student musicians who excel in performance and creativity. Directors Rob and Rich Medd diligently craft a learning atmosphere where students learn to come together as a cohesive band community. West High Bands are greatly promoted by an active WHS administration and involved parent support group.


  • 10/18 - Fri - Trojan Marching Band Performance- – UI Homecoming Parade Choirs w/UI Choir – UI School of Music - more info to come!

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  • Jazz Band - Band Lists

    Band Lists for Jazz band are now available on the Band Bulletin Board so check them out or CLICK here for the list. Rehearsals start this week! Jazz Ensemble and Symphonic Jazz Band will start on the evening of Monday, Oct 14th from 7-8:30pm and Varsity Jazz will start on Tuesday morning, Oct 15th from 7:30-8:30am. Please refer to the Jazz band page for complete rehearsal schedule.

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  • Fruit & Cheese Fundraiser

    The Music Department Fall Fundraiser will start on Tuesday, October 8th. Students will sell fresh fruit, sausage, cheese, nuts and candy and the funds raised may be used for the Jazz Band Trip this year or the Florida Trip next year. All checks should be made payable to West High Bands and the order forms are due November 1st. The products will be delivered to West High on December 12th.

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  • Marching Band Volunteers at Football Games

     We need plenty of volunteers before the game to retrieve uniforms, assist with uniform issues, sell gloves, help kids dress appropriately and other misc. tasks which arise. After the game, we need help putting away uniforms and materials, and picking up any loose pieces left behind after halftime. Click HERE to sign up!

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