Band Camp

All 7th and 8th grade students in the Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble should plan on attending the Wester Middle School Band Camp.  Band Camp is required, however, we understand that families are busy in the summertime, so if your child will not be able to attend, please contact a band director so we have that information for our records.

Band camp will take place at Wester Middle School.  There is no cost for this band camp and no registration is required; just show up!!

The band camp schedule is as follows:

  • Thursday, August 3rd – Drumline Camp (percussion students only) Drumline camp is CANCELLED
  • Friday, August 4th – Drumline Camp (percussion students only) Drumline camp is CANCELLED
  • Monday, August 7th (9am-noon) – Band Camp
  • Tuesday, August 8th (9am-noon) – Band Camp
  • Wednesday, August 9th (9am-noon) – Band Camp
  • Monday, August 14th (4:30pm-6pm) – Cat Camp Rehearsal
  • Tuesday, August 15th (8am-11:30am) – Cat Camp Performance
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Happy Summer!!

The band directors want to thank everyone for a great year!!  We hope you all have a fantastic, restful summer break.

Don’t forget about the Summer Practice Program.  Click here for more information.

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Wester Band Spring Competitions and Festivals

Below is the Wester Band Spring Competition and Festival Schedule (updated with results):

Wednesday, April 5th:  The Concert Band attended the UIL Concert and Sightreading Competition at Wakeland High School and received a I (Superior rating).  Click here to listen to the recording.

Wednesday, April 12th:  The Symphonic Band attended the UIL Concert and Sightreading Competition at Independence High School and received a I (Superior rating).  Click here to listen to the recording.

Friday, April 21st:  The Beginner Band attended the Sandy Lake Music Festival and received a I (Superior rating).

Friday, May 5th:  The Concert Band attended the Peak Music Festival at Wakeland High School and received a I (Superior rating).  Click here to listen to the recording.

Friday, May 19th:  The Symphonic Band attended the Director’s Choice Music Festival at the Meyerson Symphony Center and received a I (Superior rating), Best in Class Award, and was named the Most Outstanding Middle School Band of the day.  Click here to listen to the recording.

Congratulations to all the Wester Band students on their accomplishments this year!

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