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Upcoming Events

Instrumental Concert Thursday March 1st at 7:00pm, Orchestra to arrive by 6:15pm.

State Orchestra Contest Friday March 2nd at 8:55pm (this is our performance time) at Brecksville High School. Orchestra to arrive at WHS earlier (see green packet for more information).Band members are encouraged to attend!

District Band Contest Friday March 9th at 9:45pm (this is our performance time) at Strongsville High School. Band to arrive at WHS earlier (see green packet for more information). Orchestra members are encouraged to attend!

Current Songs

The following are recordings of music we will be playing:

 

    • St. Pauls Suite Finale (The Dargasson).Download (mp3)
      By Gustav Holst

 

    • Capriol Suite Movement 1 (Basse-Danse)Download (mp3)
      By Peter Warlock

 

    • Capriol Suite Movement 2 (Pavane)Download (mp3)
      By Peter Warlock

 

    • Capriol Suite Movement 6 (Mattachins) Download (mp3)
      By Peter Warlock

New Music Terms

Poco Stringendo       A Tempo                        Staccato      Allegro        Crescendo        Dimunendo

Piu Mosso            Poco a Poco Decresc.        Vivace          Maestoso        Largo       Meno Mosso

Presto                Ritardano                      Syncopation         Adagio         Mezzo

Rubato            Sforzando               Pesante                Andante               Legato

Words To Know for the Orchestra/Band Music Test

andante allegro molto rit meno mosso rit. fp poco cresc. a tempo accel. largo subito p

Full Orchestra Practices

Don’t forget that we have a before school rehearsal from 7 to 7:45 AM on Monday December 5th, we will also have another rehearsal on Wednesday during Block A lunch and again after school.