Boot Camp Time!

Even if you can’t come, please fill out the online RSVP form: CLICK HERE. If you can come, ALSO grab the permission form (CLICK HERE)

2019-20 Calendar events of note:

  • August 14, Taking Care of Business Day at West. 9-11am Freshmen; 12:30-7pm all grades. Come visit us at the orchestra table!
  • August 19-22, ORCHESTRA BOOT CAMP! 9am-noon (Chamber Orchestra until 1pm). Mini-concert on Thursday at 11 in the auditorium. Come help us “play in” the new year. All orchestra students are encouraged to attend. There will be snacks.
  • September 3: Freshmen First Day. No instruments today
  • September 4: Grades 10-12 First Day.
  • September 7: MUSIC DAY city-wide music fundraiser
  • September 11: Annual parent meeting, 7pm, Auditorium
  • October 1: WINTER AT WEST tickets go on sale!
  • October 11-13: Chamber Orchestra Retreat at Drift Creek Camp
  • October 15: First Orchestra Concert, 7pm, Auditorium
  • December 9-11: Winter at West rehearsals after school
  • December 12-14: Winter at West performances (12-13: 7pm; 14: 2pm, 7pm)
  • January 15, 2020: End-of-Semester Orchestra concert, 7pm, Auditorium
  • January 17-19: All-State OMEA Conference, Portland
  • February 19-22: All-City Orchestra rehearsals and concert (22nd, 7pm)
  • March 7: OMEA Solo-Ensemble Festival, McNary HS
  • March 9: “4thFest” Orchestra concert featuring area 4th graders and Chamber Orchestra, 7pm, Auditorium
  • March 10: SK Intermediate HS Orchestra Festival (String Ensemble and Sinfonietta), McKay HS
  • April 8: SK District Invitational STRING ORCHESTRA Festival
  • April 9: SK District Invitational SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Festival
  • April 10: Mountain Valley League Band Contest @ West (Orchestra doesn’t play but DOES run the event backstage)
  • May 1: OMEA State Small Ensemble Contest, Pacific U., Forest Grove
  • May 2: OSAA State Solo Contest, Pacific U., Forest Grove
  • TBD: “Pre-State” Ensembles Concert (Chamber, Symphony), 7pm (with Choir and Wind Ensemble)
  • May 14: OSAA State Orchestra Contest at OSU
  • May 21: Orchestras of the West, WSHS Gymnasium, 6:30pm
  • June 1: Final Orchestra Concert and Senior Farewell, 7pm, Auditorium

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