2018-19 Calendar events of note:

  • August 15, Taking Care of Business Day at West. 9-11am Freshmen; 12:30-7pm all grades. Come visit us at the orchestra table!
  • August 20-23, 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 4: Freshmen First Day. No instruments today
  • September 5: Grades 10-12 First Day.
  • September 8: MUSIC DAY city-wide music fundraiser (sign up at boot camp or http://signup.com/go/nHfdNHL)
  • September 12: Annual parent meeting, 7pm, Auditorium
  • October 1: WINTER AT WEST tickets go on sale!
  • October 5-7: Chamber Orchestra Retreat at Drift Creek Camp
  • October 16: First Orchestra Concert, 7pm, Auditorium
  • December 10-12: Winter at West rehearsals after school
  • December 13-15: Winter at West performances (13-14: 7pm; 15: 2pm, 7pm)
  • January 16, 2019: End-of-Semester Orchestra concert, 7pm, Auditorium
  • February 7: All-City Orchestra Auditions, Parrish MS, 4-7pm
  • February 15-17: All-NW and All-State Mega-Conference, Portland
  • February 20-23: All-City Orchestra rehearsals and concert (23rd, 7pm at North Salem HS)
  • March 9: OMEA Solo-Ensemble Festival, McNary HS
  • March 11: “4thFest” Orchestra concert featuring area 4th graders and Chamber Orchestra, 7pm, Auditorium
  • March 12: SK Intermediate HS Orchestra Festival (String Ensemble and Sinfonietta), McKay HS
  • March 23-28: Orchestra BIG TRIP to Austin and San Antonio, TX
  • April 12: Mountain Valley League Band Contest, which the orchestra runs, at West
  • April 13: SK District Invitational Orchestra Contest, all day at West (Chamber and Symphony)
  • April 26: OMEA State Small Ensemble Contest, Pacific U., Forest Grove
  • April 27: OSAA State Solo Contest, Pacific U., Forest Grove
  • April 30: “Pre-State” Ensembles Concert (Chamber, Symphony), 7pm (with Choir and Wind Ensemble)
  • May 9: OSAA State Orchestra Contest at OSU
  • May 23: Orchestras of the West, WSHS Gymnasium, 6:30pm
  • June 3: Final Orchestra Concert and Senior Farewell, 7pm, Auditorium

CHECK OUT THE Boosters Page for Boosters Information!