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  • 2022-23 No School Days
    * Sept 5

    * Oct 3-5
    * Nov 8
    * Nov 18

    * Nov 23-25 - Thanksgiving Break
    * Dec 26-Jan 6 - Winter Break
    * Jan 16
    * Jan 23
    * Feb 17
    * Mar 3

    * Mar 13-17 - Spring Break
    * Apr 21-24
    * May 29

2021-22 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. Click HERE for a printable version.

    August
    17-22 Trojan Marching Band Heck Week Rehearsals (Wed, Thurs, Fri & Monday) (All Band Members)

    September
    2     Trojan Marching Band Performance - 5:30pm Muscatine Game (All Band Members)
    9  
      Trojan Marching Band Performance w/NW Band – 5:30pm Hempstead Game (All Band Members)
    23   Trojan Marching Band Performance - 5:30pm City Game/Homecoming (All Band Members)

    October
    14   Trojan Marching Band Performance – 5:30pm Prairie Game (All Band Members)
    19  Sounds of the Stadium Band Concert - 7:00pm, Main Gym (All Band Members)
    22  All-State Music Auditions – Washington, Iowa (Students chosen by school audition in mid-Sept)
    28  Trojan Marching Band Performance – UI Homecoming Parade - 3pm release from classes (All Band Members)

    November
    17-19 All-State Music Festival – Ames (Students selected for All-State Band)

    December
    8      WHS Freshman & Varsity Band Concert @7:00pm, Auditorium (FB, VB) - changed to Dec 13th
    9    
    Jazz Cafe Clinics - Daytime - North Band Room (All Jazz Bands)
    10   WHS Jazz Cafe Concert - 7:00pm, Cafeteria (All Jazz Bands)
    13   WHS Freshman/Varsity Band, Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble Concert @7:00pm, Auditorium (FB, VB, SB, WE)
    15   Fruit Fundraiser Delivery

    January
    7    SEIBA Honor Band Auditions - Fairfield H.S. (Students chosen by school audition at end of Nov-early Dec)
    21  SEIBA Honor Band Festival - All Day, UI Voxmann School of Music (Students selected for SEIBA or SEIBA Jazz)

    February
    3-4  ISU Honor Band Festival – Ames (Students selected from Director nominations)
    18-19  U of I Honor Band Festival – UI School of Music (Students selected from Director nominations)
    23  WHS Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble Concert - 7:00pm, Auditorium (SB, WE)
    24  Coe College Jazz Festival, Cedar Rapids (All Jazz Bands)
    28  WHS Jazz Band Concert - 7:00pm, Auditorium (All Jazz Bands)

    March
    4    SEIBA Jazz Band Festival - All Day, Davenport Central High (All Jazz Bands)
    7    Corridor Jazz Project Concert (Jazz Ens)
    8    WHS Freshman Band & Varsity Band Concert – 7:00pm North Band Room (FB, VB)
    30  WHS Band Chamber Ensemble Concert – 7:00pm, North Band Room (SB, WE)

    April
    4   Iowa Jazz Band Championships, Ames (Jazz Ens)
    12   Musical Teaser Performances – 3rd and 6th hours Auditorium (Pit Orchestra students)
    13-15
      Musical Production – Auditorium (Pit Orchestra students)
    15   IHSMA State Solo & Ensemble Festival, Cedar Rapids (All interested students)

    May
    10-11  All-State Jazz Band, Des Moines (Students selected by audition)
    17  WHS Freshman Band & Varsity Band  - 7:00pm, Auditorium (FB, VB)
    19  WHS Symphonic Jazz Band & Jazz Ensemble – 6:30pm Friday Night Concert Series, Downtown Iowa City (Sym Jazz, Jazz Ens)
    24  WHS Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble Concert - 7:00pm, Auditorium (SB, WE)

    *Pep Band Dates: 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