Winter Percussion

Auditions

Dates: November 12, 13 & 19, 2018
Time: 5pm – 8:30pm
Location: Abbott Middle School
Who: all students in grades 7 – 12

West Bloomfield Winter Percussion

West Bloomfield High School Winter Percussion meets from mid-November through mid-April and competes in both MCGC and WGI events. The Winter Percussion ensemble consists of battery (Snare, Tenor & Bass Drums), cymbals, front ensemble (Marimba, Vibes, Xylophone), drum set, bass guitar,electric guitar and electric keyboard. They compete on the gym floor with unique forms of drill and rhythmic music...


The Program

WBHS Winter Percussion provides an opportunity for students to develop their musical and life skills through the art of percussion performance.  We hope to instill a strong sense of perseverance, dedication, personal achievement, growth, self-confidence, music appreciation, and work ethic through the pursuit of excellence.

AUDITIONS:  November 12, 13 & 19, 2018, 5pm – 8:30pm, Abbott Middle School, grades 7 – 12

Register Online

Rehearsals

Rehearsals are at Abbott Middle School:
– Tuesdays and Thursdays,  5:00pm – 8:30pm
– Wednesdays, 4:30pm – 7:15pm
Students are responsible arranging rides to start and leave rehearsal on time.

We will also have several Saturday rehearsals to learn and clean large sections of the show.  The complete rehearsal and competition schedule can be found on the WB Bands Calendar.

2019 Performance Schedule

Saturday, February 2:  Novi High School (MCGC)
Saturday, February 9:  Troy Regional (WGI), Troy Athens High School
Saturday, March 2:  Milford High School  (MCGC)
Sunday, March 17: West Bloomfield MCGC Invitational
March 23 & 24:  WGI Mid-East Power Regional, Highland Heights, KY
Thursday, March TBD:  Friends and Family Show, Abbott Middle School, 7:45pm
Sunday, March 31:  State Championships (MCGC), Saginaw Valley State University
April 11-14:  World Championships (WGI), University of Dayton, OH

Links

West Bloomfield Winter Percussion History
MCGC (Michigan Color Guard Circuit)

WGI (Winter Guard International)

2019 Fees (coming soon)

Winter Percussion Membership Contract
Winter Ensemble Fee Policy
Payment Coupons
Parent Code of Conduct

All checks are to be made out to BBAWB and can be turned in to Chris Vilag.
If there are any questions or concerns regarding fees, email our treasurer at treasurer@wbbands.info.

Staff

West Bloomfield Percussion Director
Chris Vilag

News

2018 MCGC Scholastic A Silver Medalists at Saginaw Valley State University

2017 WGI Scholastic A World Championship Finalist