Upcoming Performance Dates
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - Fall concert
7:00 PM, WGHS Cafeteria
Student call time: TBA
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:
Above the World (Rob Grice)
Incandescence (Richard Saucedo)
Shenandoah (Frank Ticheli)
Kentucky 1800 (Clare Grundman)
A Christmas Festival (Leroy Anderson)
Ere the World Began to Be (Jack Stamp)
Adventum (Jared Barnes)
Danse Macabre (Camille Saint-Saëns, arr. Michael Story)
Abracadabra (Frank Ticheli)
Night on Bald Mountain (Modest Mussorgsky, arr. Mark Williams)
No audition is required for Wind Ensemble - just sign up! However, previous experience playing an instrument is strongly recommended.