Wildcat Band News

Weeks at a Glance - Post-Spring Break Edition

Chaperones Needed!

It's that time again! Spring Trip time! This year's spring trip will be on May 9th to Schlitterbahn Waterpark and SoundWaves Music Festival. If you are available to chaperone, please fill out the application in the link below and follow the outlined procedures for approval. Remember: all chaperones must ride the bus over and back, and will be responsible for a group of students.

Beginner Practice Schedule

All rehearsals are in preparation for our performance at our Spring Concert on May 7, 2020. They are mandatory and transportation home will be available after each practice.

**If a rehearsal must be missed, contact the directors via e-mail and coordinate a make-up day and time.

2020 UIL Concert and Sight Reading Evaluation

We would like to congratulate the Symphonic Band for receiving an "Excellent" ratings in both Concert and Sight Reading at UIL Evaluation!

We would also like to congratulate the Wind Ensemble for receiving an "Excellent" rating in Concert and a "Superior" rating in Sight Reading!

We are extremely proud of our advanced band members and want to thank them for representing Westview Middle School extremely well this year!

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Band Picture Day (For Real This Time)

This year's band pictures unfortunately have had to be rescheduled to be taken on March 27, 2020. The students will be wearing their band uniform as prescribed below:

Beginner Band Students:

Black dress slacks

Band T-shirt

Black dress shoes

Long black socks (plain black)

Advanced Band Boys:

Long black socks (plain black)

Black dress shoes

Plain white under shirt

Advanced Band Girls:

Black dress flats (shoes)

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Solo and Ensemble Competition

All beginner and advanced band students will be taking part in this year's solo and ensemble competition.

Each student has been assigned a solo to perform for a judge.

Other students have elected to perform in an ensemble, as well.

This year's competition will take place on April 24, 2020.

Practice Logs

For the remainder of the year, we will be suspending practice log submissions. Instead, we will place more importance on their weekly objectives.

2020 WMS Family Night Extravaganza

It was so great to see so many band parents at this year's event! We hope you enjoyed a little sneak peak into what your kids have been working on these last few months.

Be sure to plan to attend our Spring Concert on May 7th at 7:00pm at Connally HS to see what our Beginner and Advanced students are cooking up for you in the next 8 weeks!

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2020 WMS Band Spring Trip

It is that time year again! Our Spring trip will be taking place on Saturday, May 9th to Schlitterbahn Waterpark in New Braunfels, TX.


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Upcoming Events

Solo and Ensemble Competition

Friday, April 24th, 4pm

Westview Middle School

Wildcat Band Spring Concert

Thursday, May 7th, 7pm

Connally High School, Austin, TX, USA

Austin, TX

Beginner Band

Symphonic Band

Wind Ensemble

Wildcat Band Banquet

Wednesday, May 27th, 6:30pm

Westview Middle School