About Wind Ensemble
Wind Ensemble is WGHS's standard concert band class. It currently meets during 4th period.
Each year, the Wind Ensemble participates in 3-4 "home" concerts at WGHS, as well as additional concerts and festivals. In the 2017-18 school year, Wind Ensemble received a Superior rating at the CMEA band festival. They also received an Excellent rating and placed 1st in their division at Music in the Parks.
Music recently performed by the Wind Ensemble includes:
Lanterns in the Sky (Rob Romeyn)
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.