Fall Concert on Thursday, October 24th October 18th, 2019
The WMS Band Fall Concert will take place next week on Thursday, October 24th at 6pm in the WMS Gymnasium. This will be the premiere performance of our 6th Grade beginning band students as well as the first concert performance of our Concert and Honor Bands!
6th Grade Band: 5:30pm in the Gym (on stage)
Concert & Honor Bands: 5:30pm in the cafeteria.
Please see the letter sent home earlier this week for more information, including appropriate concert attire.
Honor Band Q1 Playing Quiz September 16th, 2019
Honor Band Q1 Playing Quiz is Due Thursday, September 26th on Seesaw.
This is our first chair placement for Honor Band! Audition music will come from the 2019 Midstate Audition music. Recordings and more information available below.
City Saver Fundraiser Kick-Off! September 4th, 2019
We have officially begun our 2019 Fall Band Fundraiser! To help us with the many costs involved to provide your child with a quality music education, please help students sell the Nashville South City Saver Discount Coupon Books! The books are $25 and 50% of each sale goes to helping our band program, or 100% for every donation! Our two turn-in dates are Wednesday, September 18th and Wednesday, September 25th. Parents, if you can help on turn-in days please contact us via Remind or email.
Click Below for more information about the WMS Band City Saver Fundraiser Website, as well as online ordering and a digital preview of the Nashville South Discount Book.
Welcome Back! August 1st, 2019
Welcome back to all Students & Parents! We are excited to start what is going to be a fantastic year! Please download a copy of the 2019-2020 WMS Band Handbook by clicking the link below. Make sure to complete the handbook contract at the end. Please also complete the Parent Contact Form linked below.
Handbooks Contracts and Contact Forms are due Thursday, August 8th
Pep Band Rehearsals begin Thursday, Aug. 8th
7th & 8th Grade Band members will have the opportunity to join the WMS Pep Band which will play at Home Football Games, Pep Rallies, & The Main Street Christmas Parade. We will have a handful of afterschool Pep Band Rehearsals which are all listed in the Pep Band Agreement. Our first rehearsal is Thursday, August 8th, if you are interested make sure to sign the agreement and turn it in to a Band Director.
Q4 Playing Quizzes/Honor Band Auditions May 3rd, 2019
Honor Band Auditions/Quarter 4 Playing Assessments- Our 4th Quarter playing quizzes for 6th and 7th grade band students will serve as auditions for next year’s Honor Band.
6th & 7th grade students will play their Q4 playing quiz in class, beginning Monday, May 6th.
8th Grade students' Q4 playing quiz is due on Thursday, May 9th on Seesaw.
More information is available: at https://www.whitthorneband.org/benchmark-playing-quizzes.html
All Maury County Honor Band Postponed until next week. January 30th, 2019
Due to illness, the All Maury County Honor Band is postponed until next week - Thursday, Feb. 7th & Friday, Feb. 8th.
Honor Band Playing Quizzes Due Feb. 7 January 24th, 2019
Honor Band CPA Playing Quizzes will be due on Monday, February 11th on Seesaw. Late submissions will not be accepted. More information available: at https://www.whitthorneband.org/benchmark-playing-quizzes.html
Winter Concert on Tuesday, December 18 at CHS