Orchestra at West – 2021-22 TENTATIVE schedule

(June 22, 2021 update)

Here are some dates I have asked for for concerts and events in the coming year. SUBJECT TO CHANGE. Please note in particular: Members of Chamber and Symphony, please do not make travel plans for the long weekend of April 7-10, 2022: District Band and Orchestra are that weekend!
Wednesday, August 18, 2021, Commons
Taking Care of Business Day – stop by the Orchestra table to say hello and get information!
Monday through Friday, August 23-27, 2021, 9-12 (9-1 for Chamber), Orchestra Room
Orchestra Boot Camp
Short performance Friday August 27 at 11am in the Auditorium
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
First Day of School, Grade 9 – no instruments on this day
Wednesday, September 8, 2021
First Day of School, Grades 10-12 – no instruments on this day
Wednesday, September 15, 2021, 7pm, Auditorium
Orchestra Parent Meeting
Friday, October 1, 2021
Winter at West tickets go on sale!
Monday, October 18, 2021, 7pm, Auditorium
Fall Orchestra Concert (String Ensemble, Sinfonietta, Chamber)
Friday through Sunday, October 22-24, 2021
Chamber Orchestra retreat at Drift Creek Camp, Lincoln City (Chamber)
Wednesday, November 17, 2021, after school
Winter at West transition ensemble auditions – (open to those in Chamber and Symphony)
Monday through Wednesday, December 6, 7, 8, 2021, 3:30-6:30pm, Auditorium
Winter at West rehearsals (Chamber, Symphony)
Thursday through Saturday, December 9-11, 2021: 7pm Thu, Fri, 2pm and 7pm Sat, Auditorium (call 45 min. prior)
Winter at West performances (Chamber, Symphony)
Friday through Sunday, January 14-16, 2022, Eugene
All-State Orchestra rehearsals and performance (optional) (by audition)
Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 7pm, Auditorium
Winter Orchestra Concert (String Ensemble, Sinfonietta, Chamber)
Thursday, February 3, 2022, after school, location TBD
All-City Orchestra auditions (optional)
Wednesday, February 16, 2022, after school/evening, location TBD
All-City Orchestra sectionals (by audition)
Thursday, February 17, 2022, all day, location TBD
All-City Orchestra rehearsals (by audition)
Friday, February 18, 2022, evening, location TBD
All-City Orchestra rehearsal (by audition)
Saturday, February 19, 2022, time TBD, WSHS Auditorium
All-City Orchestra performance (by audition)
Saturday, March 5, 2022, all day, McNary HS or Chemeketa TBD
OMEA District 4 Solo-Ensemble Festival (optional)
Tuesday OR Wednesday, March 8-9, 2022, evening, McNary HS
SK Intermediate Orchestra Festival (String Ensemble, Sinfonietta)
Monday, March 14, 2022, 4pm, concert 7pm, Auditorium and Music Wing
4th Grade Festival and Chamber Orchestra Concert (Chamber)
Saturday through Saturday, March 19-26, 2022, California
Orchestra BIG TRIP 2022: SF, LA, Disney, etc. (optional)
Friday, April 8, 2022, 1-8pm, Auditorium and Music Wing
Mountain Valley Conference Band Festival (Orchestra staffs this event) (Chamber, Symphony)
Saturday, April 9, 2022, all day, Auditorium and Music Wing
SK Invitational Orchestra Festival (Chamber, Symphony)
Thursday, May 5, 2022, 7pm, Auditorium
“Pre-State” Band, Orchestra, and Choir Concert (Chamber, Symphony plus Wind Ensemble and Choir of the Titans)
Wednesday, May 11, 2022, all day, OSU, Corvallis
OSAA State Orchestra Contest (Chamber, Symphony, subject to qualification)
Monday, June 6, 2022, 7pm, Auditorium
Final Orchestra Concert and Senior Farewell (String Ensemble, Sinfonietta, Chamber)

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