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2019-20 West High Bands Calendar


  • This is the WHS Bands Calendar for the following school year. The bands who participate in various performances are listed in ( ) next to the event.

    August
    19-22 Trojan Marching Band Heck Week Rehearsals (All Band Members)

    September
    6    Trojan Marching Band Performance – 5:30pm Bettendorf Game (All Band Members)
    14   Mattress Fundraiser - 10a-5pm - North Band Room
    20  Trojan Marching Band Performance w/NW Band – 5:30pm Dubuque Senior Game (All Band Members)
    21  Music Auxiliary Car Wash @ GreenState Credit Union (formerly UICCU) (All Band Members & parent volunteers needed!!!)

    October
    4    Trojan Marching Band Performance – 5:30pm Linn-Mar Game (All Band Members)
    11  Trojan Marching Band Performance – 5:30pm Davenport North Game (All Band Members)
    18  Trojan Marching Band Performance – UI Homecoming ParadeChoirs w/UI Choir – UI School of Music (All Band Members)
    24  Sounds of the Stadium Band Concert - 7:00pm Auditorium (All Band Members)
    26  All-State Music Auditions – Washington, Iowa (Students chosen by school audition in mid-Sept)

    November
    21-23 All-State Music Festival – Ames (Students selected for All-State Band)

    December
    11  WHS Freshman Band & Varsity Band Concert – 7:30pm Auditorium (FB, VB)
    12  Fruit Fundraiser Delivery
    13  WHS Jazz Band Café Clinics – Daytime North Band Room (All Jazz Bands)
    13  WHS Jazz Band Café Concert - 7:00pm Cafeteria (All Jazz Bands)
    17  WHS Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band Concert - 7:30pm Auditorium (SB, WE)

    January
    11  SEIBA Honor Band Auditions - Fairfield H.S. (Students chosen by school audition at end of Nov)
    25  SEIBA Honor Band Festival - All Day All Music Rooms, Cafe, Aud & LT (Students selected for SEIBA or SEIBA Jazz)

    February
    7-8 ISU Honor Band Festival – Ames (Students selected from Director nominations)
    20  WHS Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble Concert - 7:30pm Auditorium (SB, WE)
    28-1 WHS Jazz Trip - Chicago (Sym Jazz, Jazz Ens)
    29  U of I Honor Band Festival – UI Hancher Auditorium (Students selected from Director nominations)

    March
    4    NW/WHS Jazz Band Concert – 7:30pm Auditorium (7th, Varsity Jazz, Sym Jazz)
    5    NW/WHS Jazz Band Concert - 7:30pm Auditorium (8th, Jazz Ens)
    7    SEIBA Jazz Band Festival - All Day, Aud, LT, Both Gyms, Cafeteria (All Jazz Bands)
    10  Corridor Jazz Project Concert  – Solon HS Auditorium (Jazz Ens)
    11  WHS Freshman Band & Varsity Band Concert – 7:30pm Auditorium (FB, VB)

    April
    2    WHS Band Chamber Ensemble Concert – 7:30pm North Band Room (SB, WE)
    7    Iowa Jazz Band Championships - Ames (Jazz Ens)
    10  Musical Teaser Performances – 3rd and 6th hours Auditorium (Pit Orchestra students)
    16-18 Musical Production – Auditorium (Pit Orchestra students)
    18  IHSMA State Solo & Ensemble Festival – Cedar Rapids (All interested students)

    May
    12  WHS Freshman Band, Varsity Band & Varsity Jazz Band Concert - 7:30pm Auditorium (FB, VB, Varsity Jazz)
    13-14 All-State Jazz Band – Des Moines (Students selected by recorded audition)
    20  WHS Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble Concert - 7:30pm Auditorium (SB, WE)
    22  WHS Symphonic Jazz Band & Jazz Ensemble – 6:30pm Friday Night Concert Series, Downtown Iowa City (Sym Jazz, Jazz Ens)
    23  Wind Ensemble @ Commencement 7:00pm Carver-Hawkeye Arena (WE)

    Pep Bands TBA

    Key:
    FB = Freshman Band         Varsity Jazz = Varsity Jazz band    
    VB = Varsity Band             Sym Jazz = Symphonic Jazz Band                       
    SB = Symphonic Band       Jazz Ens = Jazz Ensemble
    WE = Wind Ensemble        All Jazz Bands = Varsity Jazz, Symphonic Jazz and Jazz Ensemble