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  • 2021-22 No School Days
    * Sept 6
    * Sept 16

    * Oct 4
    * Nov 2
    * Nov 17
    * Nov 24-26 - Thanksgiving Break
    * Dec 20-31 - Winter Break
    * Jan 17
    * Mar 1
    * Mar 14-18 - Spring Break
    * Apr 22
    * May 23
    * May 30

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
    16-19 Trojan Marching Band Heck Week Rehearsals (All Band Members)
    27 Trojan Marching Band Performance - 5:30pm Kennedy Game (All Band Memebers)

    September
    17   Trojan Marching Band Performance w/NW Band – 5:30pm Davenport North Game (All Band Members)

    October
    1    Trojan Marching Band Performance – 5:30pm Davenport Central Game (All Band Members)
    8    Trojan Marching Band Performance – 5:30pm Bettendorf Game (All Band Members) Canceled
    15  Trojan Marching Band Performance – UI Homecoming Parade - 3pm release from classes (All Band Members)
    22  Trojan Marching Band Performance – 5:30pm Pleasant Valley Game (All Band Members)
    23  All-State Music Auditions – Washington, Iowa (Students chosen by school audition in mid-Sept)
    28
      Sounds of the Stadium Band Concert - 7:00pm Main Gym (All Band Members)

    November
    7    UI Band Extravaganza Concert - 3pm, Xtreme Arena (All Band Members)
    18-20
    All-State Music Festival – Ames (Students selected for All-State Band)

    December
    9    
    Fruit Fundraiser Delivery
    10 
    WHS Jazz Band Café Clinics – Daytime, North Band Room (All Jazz Bands)
    14
      WHS Freshman/Varsity Band Concert @6:30pm (FB, VB) & SB/WE Concert @8pm (SB, WE), Auditorium

    January
    8    SEIBA Honor Band Auditions - Fairfield H.S. (Students chosen by school audition at end of Nov-early Dec)
    22  SEIBA Honor Band Festival - All Day, Venue TBD (Students selected for SEIBA or SEIBA Jazz)

    February
    4-5 ISU Honor Band Festival – Ames (Students selected from Director nominations)
    TBD  WHS Jazz Band Café Concert - 7:00pm Cafeteria (All Jazz Bands)
    17
      WHS Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble Concert - 7:30pm Auditorium (SB, WE)

    19-20  U of I Honor Band Festival – UI School of Music (Students selected from Director nominations)
    26  Coe College Jazz Festival - Cedar Rapids (All Jazz Bands)

    March
    2    NW/WHS Jazz Band Concert - 7:00pm Auditorium (7th, Varsity Jazz, Sym Jazz)
    3
        NW/WHS Jazz Band Concert – 7:00pm Auditorium (8th grade, Jazz Ens)

    5    SEIBA Jazz Band Festival - All Day, Venue TBD (All Jazz Bands)
    7    Corridor Jazz Project Concert (Jazz Ens)
    8    WHS Freshman Band & Varsity Band Concert – 7:30pm North Band Room (FB, VB)
    31  WHS Band Chamber Ensemble Concert – 7:30pm North Band Room (SB, WE)

    April

    5   Iowa Jazz Band Championships - Ames (Jazz Ens)
    6   Musical Teaser Performances – 3rd and 6th hours Auditorium (Pit Orchestra students)
    7-9  Musical Production – Auditorium (Pit Orchestra students)
    9   IHSMA State Solo & Ensemble Festival – Cedar Rapids (All interested students)
    18-24 WHS Band Trip (as Covid conditions allow)

    May
    10  WHS Freshman Band & Varsity Band  - 7:30pm Auditorium (FB, VB)
    11-12  All-State Jazz Band – Des Moines (Students selected by audition)
    19  WHS Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble Concert - 7:30pm Auditorium (SB, WE)
    20  WHS Symphonic Jazz Band & Jazz Ensemble – 6:30pm Friday Night Concert Series, Downtown Iowa City (Sym Jazz, Jazz Ens)
    28  Wind Ensemble @ Commencement Extreme Arena (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