VA Medical Center: April 13th Field Trip

The Wauwatosa West Orchestra was awarded a grant from the Meemic Foundation in the amount of $500 to pursue community outreach opportunities. The money they granted us will go toward transportation for field trips.

Our first field trip this year will be to the VA Medical Center in Milwaukee on Monday, April 13th. Students should be bringing home a permission form, due back to me on Thursday (before spring break, since the field trip will be the first day back from spring break).

Honors Recital, April 18th

The Wauwatosa West Orchestra Parent Association is hosting a recital for students who qualified to go to State Solo and Ensemble! It will be a showcase highlighting top student performers. For more information, please click the link to our flier, designed by orchestra parent Erin Fassbender:



Solo and Ensemble Festival

Congratulations to all of the students who participated in the district level WSMA Solo and Ensemble Festival! There were many beautiful performances, and a number of students even advanced to the state level.

State Solo and Ensemble is held at UW-Milwaukee on April 25th, 2015. There is an error in the district calendar saying that it is being held at West on May 2nd. This is incorrect!

Students will receive their times for the State festival a few days before April 25th.

Thank you to all of the students and their families for making this day a success. There were various orchestra parents and students volunteering as room monitors, score runners, relief people, and concessions workers. We also appreciate the help with set-up and tear-down.