MARCHING BAND REGISTRATION AND BAND FUN NIGHT

 FUN NIGHT
Tuesday May 22nd
6-8pm
OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM HAS PLANNED A NIGHT OF EXCITING ACTIVITIES FOR ALL EXISTING BAND MEMBERS AND ALL 8th GRADERS WHO ARE REGISTERED OR MAY BE INTERESTED IN JOINING THE SHS BAND PROGRAM.

MARCHING BAND REGISTRATION
Tuesday May 22nd
6-8pm
INFORMATIONAL MEETING AND REGISTRATION WILL BE HELD IN THE SHS PERFORMING ARTS CENTER FOR PARENTS OF ALL WHO PLAN TO PARTICIPATE IN 2012
MARCHING SEASON.

WIND ENSEMBLE TAKES 4TH AT STATE

WAY TO GO SHERWOOD WIND ENSEMBLE!
4th in State

Our talented musicians proved that they have what it takes to create beautiful music at a level not many are able to achieve. It was an honor and pleasure to be able to share in this moment.

Thank you to our talented students, administration, dist. music educators, private instructors, parents and community for supporting our efforts to achieve musical excellence.

OSAA BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS

State Championships are tomorrow!

We hope you will be able to come support the Wind Ensemble tomorrow

WHERE: OSU  CLICK HERE FOR ALL INFO
WHEN: 4pm Performance

PARTICIPATING STUDENT INFO

  • bring uniform to school. We will have time to change during 4th period
  • bring a snack and dinner. Awards are at 8pm and there will be no time to leave campus to get food
  • All student who need to leave from OSU will need to complete the appropriate paperwork from the main office for transportation.

 

WIBC

Summer is quickly approaching and now is a good time to start on your WIBC audition for 2012. The deadline to upload your MP3 auditions is October 4, 2012.

The WIBC Auditions are up and ready to go at this link:


Quick link to PDF of all solos for each instrument:


Info about 2012 Auditions:
* The auditions are the same as last year.
* Each instrument will record two solos with the use of SmartMusic or other recording software (visit links above for more info).
* The percussion solos are the same from last year.
* Percussionists must choose TWO of the three solos for their 2012 audition (timpani, mallets, and/or snare drum).
* You can use your All-State audition music instead of the WIBC audition music.
* Deadline is October 4, 2012
* WIBC weekend – Friday, Nov. 16 – Monday, Nov. 19, 2012

WIBC Guest Conductors:
* Peter Boonshaft (Hofstra University, NY – Conductor)
* Paula Crider (Univ. of Texas, retired – Conductor)
* Frank De Vuyst (Spain – Conductor)
* Larry Gookin (Central Washington Univ. – Soloist Conductor)
* Tim Lautzenheiser (Leadership Clinician – Conductor)
* Richard Saucedo (Carmel High School – Composer/Conductor)

Guest Vocal Soloist:
* Yolanda Pelzer (Navy Band Soloist – performed with U.S. Navy Commodores)

http://www.bandworld.org/Pageview.aspx?PageID=19 <— CLICK HERE for more info on guest conductors and soloist.

STATE SOLO RESULTS

Congratulations to our
State Solo participants!

Wilson, Jake and Stephanie participated this weekend in the 2102 OSAA State Solo Festival. All performed to a level of musicianship rarely reached at the high school level with Wilson capturing 3rd place in low saxophones and Jake reigning as our State Tuba Champion for the 2nd year in a row!

CLICK HERE for State Solo Festival results

NWOC CHAMPIONS

CONGRATULATIONS!

TO THIS YEAR’S NWOC LEAGUE CHAMPIONS

 SHERWOOD WIND ENSEMBLE 

Last Thursday, the Wind Ensemble attended the NWOC League Band Festival at Liberty High School. The band performed very well to place 1st out of the 8 league schools.

The win secured a slot for the Wind Ensemble at this year’s Oregon OSAA State Band Championships. This will be Sherwood’s 4th time to represent at the 5A level. Only 11 5A bands from across the state will perform on May 10th. We hope to see you there!

CLICK HERE for details.