2013 District Solo & Ensemble Results [UPDATED]

Posted by admin on Feb 16, 2013 - 03:09 PM  •  Filed under: highschool
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CONGRATULATIONS to all the events from Western that performed at MSBOA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Owosso High School. This year, we sent a record number of events and all of you represented your school with class and excellent performances! Thank you for your preparation and dedication. I am proud to be your director!



State Solo & Ensemble Festival is an option for any event that acheived a Division One rating on their district event. State S&E will take place on Saturday, March 23, 2013. I am not sure about the location yet and will update this story when I have the details. State Solo & Ensemble takes place at Okemos High School. Students that wish to register for state must do so BY THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2013. When I have the location nailed down, I will post a document that you can download and use to register. You must decide quickly!



DOWNLOAD THE REGISTRATION FORM



Results are posted below!


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Basketball game is cancelled (2/8)

Posted by admin on Feb 08, 2013 - 07:02 AM  •  Filed under: highschool


Tonight's Basketball game (Feb 8) has been cancelled, therefore there is no basketball band tonight (grade requirements will be adjusted and explained next week). Enjoy your weekend!


2013 High School District Solo & Ensemble Schedule

Posted by admin on Jan 30, 2013 - 11:08 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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The schedule for the 2013 MSBOA District 5 Solo & Ensemble festival is now available. Please click the "read more" link below to view it.



The festival takes place on Saturday, February 16, 2013 at Owosso High School. Transportation is not provided.


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SVSU Pre-Solo & Ensemble Clinic

Posted by admin on Nov 27, 2012 - 03:20 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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This event is being held at Saginaw Valley State University on February
2, 2013. Warm-up and performance times will be announced after
registration has closed at 5PM on December 14th, 2012. Registration is
free. There will be a classical saxophone recital afterwards at 7:30pm
in the Rhea Miller Recital Hall on campus that is free as well.
The event is for woodwinds (solos and small ensembles), brass (solos and
small ensembles), percussion (solos), and piano (solos) only.
Please contact Dr. Jane Girdham (jgirdham@svsu.edu) for further information.


REGISTER: http://svsu.edu/music/outreach/presoloandensemble/

High School Band Photos

Posted by admin on Nov 16, 2012 - 01:57 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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Individual band portrait photos are being taken by Harbour Light Photography on Tuesday, November 20, 2012 during the students' exam period. Students are not required to purchase a photo package but if you are choosing to do so, please send payment in Tuesday (11/20) morning with your student. See the attached picture for photo package prices.  Students also received an order form with price information. Please make checks payable to "Harbour Light Photography."

Most students do not need to bring anything special or dress specifically for the photos. A uniform and gloves will be provided to students for the photos. Colorguard members should bring in their uniform top please.

If payment is made on Tuesday 11/20, it is expected that photos will be delivered before Christmas vacation.

Midland Marching Showcase

Posted by admin on Oct 05, 2012 - 02:40 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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The Midland Marching Showcase will take place at the Midland Community Stadium on Wednesday, October 10, 2012 beginning with the National Anthem at 5:55 pm. Admission for non-performers is $5 adults, $2 students at the gate. There are no concessions available. Please read the rest of the story for a complete schedule and details about the itinerary for Western High School Band.

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First Day Paperwork available

Posted by admin on Aug 31, 2012 - 12:28 PM  •  Filed under: highschool
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If you are interested in getting a 'head start' on paperwork for the first day in band you can download them right here beginning today!

HOME football game Thursday 8/23 (changed)

Posted by admin on Aug 21, 2012 - 04:56 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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The football game originally scheduled AT Flint Northwestern will now be played at HOME! The game begins at 7:00 pm. We will perform as a simple Pep Band for the game (we will not be marching pregame or halftime). But we need to get the word out to everyone. Please call your friends and let them know. Band arrival to bandroom: 6:00 pm. Dress: Summer uniform shirt with JEANS and appropriate brown & gold additions for weather. Please post questions to the facebook post.

Warrior Night 8/27 @5:00pm

Posted by admin on Aug 20, 2012 - 11:35 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
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All High School Band members are expected to attend Warrior night on Monday, August 27 at 5:00 pm. Please wear your summer uniform (like the last day of band camp). Free food begins at 5:00 pm at the stadium. We will perform at 6:00 pm (in the stadium). When the band's performance is complete, you will be dismissed (which will be approximately 6:20).

2012 High School State Solo & Ensemble Results

Posted by admin on Mar 25, 2012 - 04:11 PM  •  Filed under: highschool
Congratulations to all the WHS students that performed at MSBOA State Solo and Ensemble Festival held at Okemos High School on Saturday, March 24, 2012. See below for results.

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2012 High School District Solo & Ensemble Results

Posted by admin on Feb 22, 2012 - 10:39 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
Congratulations to all the participants at MSBOA District 5 Solo & Ensemble Festival. You truly represented Western High School with awesome performances! Thank you for your dedication to your performance! See Below to view all the results!

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High School Solo & Ensemble Schedule

Posted by admin on Jan 26, 2012 - 03:20 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
The High School Solo & Ensemble Schedule is posted below. Solo and Ensemble takes place on February 18, 2012 at Owosso High School

Google Maps info For Owosso High School

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Playoff Football UPDATED

Posted by admin on Oct 23, 2011 - 02:30 PM  •  Filed under: highschool
Bay City Western will be hosting a HOME playoff football game this coming weekend vs. Okemos High School. Tentative game time is Friday, October 28 at 7:00. The High School Band WILL be performing. please plan to attend!

More information as it becomes available.

UPDATE: The game is scheduled for 10/28 at 7:00 pm

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Camp Downloads [updated 7/30]

Posted by admin on Jul 06, 2011 - 01:09 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
Some Camp information is slowly becoming available in the downloads section. You can click here to get started or click on the link in the menubar. More information will be added as it becomes available.

I just added the audio files for the main show to the camp downloads area!
Mr. Roboto (Styx)
Late in the Evening (Paul Simon)
Everybody's Everything (Santana)
Thanks for the Memories (Fall Out Boy)

Also - there are pictures of the incoming freshman here. Start learning names and instruments! (must be logged in to view)

[update x2]
I just added the New student - senior buddy list and the Rank designator list.

[7/11 update]
I corrected the New student senior buddy list and Rank designator list today - please re-download if you already did. I also corrected the cabin list.

[7/15 update]
Today I added the drill pages to the downloads area. You may have also already seen the videos of the drill in action (Dots and persective versions)

[7/18 update]
I uploaded very minor changes to the drill pages to clear up some confusing stuff.

[7/30 update]
There will be (optional) band camp t-shirts for sale for $10 at camp and at the final Friday performance.

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High School State Solo & Ensemble Results (2011)

Posted by Mr. H on Mar 30, 2011 - 02:26 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
Congratulations to all the performers at MSBOA State Solo and Ensemble Festival on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at Central Michigan University. We are proud of you and your achievements!

Special congratulations to Samantha Ward and Daniel Schindler for their nominations to the Michigan Youth Arts Festival! Samantha was nominated as a soloist. This means she has earned an invitation to audition to be one of FOUR soloists from the entire state to perform at the Festival. Daniel was nominated as a member of the All-State Band for the second year in a row. Congratulations to both! WHS is very proud of you :-)

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2011 MSBOA State Solo & Ensemble Festival Schedule

Posted by Mr. H on Mar 14, 2011 - 09:41 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
State Solo and Ensemble festival is on March 26, 2011 at Central Michigan University School of Music.

http://www.music.cmich.edu/contact_us/

(directions in upper right corner)

click the 'read more' link below to view the performance schedule

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High School District Solo & Ensemble Results

Posted by Mr. H on Feb 20, 2011 - 07:31 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
Bay City Western had a strong showing at MSBOA District Solo & Ensemble Festival on March 19, 2011 at Saginaw Heritage High School. Of the twenty events performing, fifteen achieved a Division One rating, four achieved a Division Two rating and one event was not given a rating due to a rules violation. Congratulations to all performers! Thank you for representing your school so well! See results below.

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High School District S&E Schedule

Posted by Mr. H on Feb 06, 2011 - 04:41 PM  •  Filed under: highschool
Click the 'read more' link to see the schedule.

MSBOA District 5 Solo & Ensemble
Saginaw Heritage High School
February 19, 2011

GOOGLE MAP

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This Week

Posted by Mr. H on Oct 11, 2010 - 12:50 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
Busy week!
Monday night: Drumline 7-9.
Tuesday night: Full Band 7-9.
Wednesday night: Showcase - departing 5p in uniform. Returning about 10pm.
Friday night: 8th grade show - rehearsal @5:45p.
PLAN AHEAD!

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REMINDER!

Posted by Madie2011 on Sep 22, 2010 - 02:42 PM  •  Filed under: highschool
SENIORS! YOU NEED TO BRING EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR THE GAME TO SCHOOL ON FRIDAY! {All components of your uniform, hats and hat boxes, jeans, shoes, and your garment bag.} WE WILL BE LOADING THE TRAILER ASAP! Also bring warm clothes, band related please, if you wish for after half time. THANKS!

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Warrior Night Info

Posted by Mr. H on Aug 24, 2010 - 08:12 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
5-6 cookout sponsored by the Booster Club
6 p.m. band performs

more info:
...please wear your summer uniform
please arrive at school about 5:30 and meet in the band room.
Ms. Schlosser will meet you there and organize the performance.
You will probably not be marching - just playing the FS, SSB and maybe another tune or two from the Main show.

I expect everyone to be there!

you should be able to 'sneak' out when the band part is done (I hope)

check back here for more information when I get it. and yes, I realize the original band calendar said 5pm. sorry.

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Camp Meds

Posted by Mr. H on Jul 28, 2010 - 11:56 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
All medications (prescription and OTC) must be turned in to the camp Nurse for camp. Mrs. Costello (our RN) will be wating at the busses beginning at 11:15 AM on Sunday to accept meds.

Please keep all your meds in the original prescription or OTC packaging/container and place all of them in one Ziploc bag with the student's name on it. Turn this bag in to Mrs. Costello before boarding the bus.

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Packing List

Posted by Mr. H on Jul 27, 2010 - 10:39 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
There is a packing list for camp in the downloads area. please use it! Also note the dress code which is expected at camp. Pack accordingly!

Please add to your packing list: a water bottle (not a bunch of bottles of water) but a water bottle of some kind - preferably something you can hang on your shoulder. If you do not bring one, you will be provided with one, but it won't be as cool as yours.

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Updates

Posted by Mr. H on Jul 26, 2010 - 09:38 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
Updated today:

Rank Designators
Cabin Assignments WITH COUNSELORS

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Freshman Names & Instruments updated

Posted by Mr. H on Jul 25, 2010 - 09:14 AM  •  Filed under: highschool
Freshman Names & Instruments updated check it out! learn their names!

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