Upcoming Important Dates
Saturday, April 21, 2018
Music in the Parks, Milpitas High School
Call time at WGHS: 8:00 AM
Performance time at Milpitas HS: 9:40 AM
Friday, May 11, 2018
CMEA Band Festival, Independence High School
Performance time at IHS: 3:30 PM
Wednesday, May 23, 2018
Spring concert, WGMS Little Theater
Call time: 6:00 PM
Performance time: 7:00 PM
Permission slips due for Music in the Parks!
About Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble is WGHS's standard concert band class. It currently meets during 6th period in the normal school day.
Each year, the Wind Ensemble participates in 3-4 "home" concerts at WGHS, as well as additional concerts and festivals. In the 2015-16 school year, the Wind Ensemble performed at the Anaheim Heritage Festival and the CMEA Band Festival. In 2016-17, they performed at Music in the Parks and the CMEA Band Festival.
Music recently performed by the Wind Ensemble includes:
First Suite in E-flat (Gustav Holst, arr. Robert Longfield)
Blue Ridge Impressions (Brian Balmages)
Cajun Folk Songs (Frank Ticheli)
Salvation is Created (Pavel Chesnokov, arr. Michael Brown)
Allegretto from Symphony No. 7 (Beethoven, arr. Robert Longfield)
Marche Diabolique (Brian Balmages)
Pyramid of the Sun (Michael Story)
No audition is required for Wind Ensemble - just sign up! However, previous experience playing an instrument is strongly recommended.