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Screaming in the Cul de Sac

Screaming in the Cul de Sac

June 13, 2018

Wauwatosa West students Kyle Cvecko, James Lynch and their band “Screaming in the Cul-de-sac” is one of 12 bands to compete in the 14th annual Rockonsin competition during Su...

TW Band Concert Showcases Broadway Tunes

TW Band Concert Showcases Broadway Tunes

May 14, 2018

Wicked, Hamilton, and many more Broadway show tunes will be performed by the Wauwatosa West Concert Band on May 15th at Wauwatosa West at 7:00 PM.   “My favorite song we play is Jacklyn &...

Jazz Band Takes First at Conservatory Jazz Festival Competition

Jazz Band Takes First at Conservatory Jazz Festival Competition

Mikhail Schaefer, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018

The Wauwatosa West Jazz Band took first at the 4th annual Wisconsin Conservatory of Music Jazz Festival in downtown Milwaukee for Outstanding High School Ensemble and Outstanding Rhythm...

Wauwatosa West Band Plays Mannheim Steamroller for Rock n’ Roll Holiday Concert

December 18, 2012

The Wauwatosa West Concert band is bringing some new friends home for the holidays to help them perform at their annual holiday concert.  The regular orchestra will be joined by two drummers, two synthesizers, a bass guitar, a full laser light show and a variety of stage effects. “We will become the worlds largest rock band for a night” said band conductor Guy Kammerer. The Wauwatosa West Concert...

Band Program Receives Grant

March 29, 2012

On March 28th, the Wauwatosa West band program was given a $2,000 grant at the new Best Buy Mobile store in Mayfair Mall. Director Guy Kammerer, along with drum majors Brian Condon and Amelia Forsmo, attended the presentation. The grant was provided by the GRAMMY Foundation and Best Buy. Every time a Best Buy Mobile store opens, the GRAMMY Foundation finds one local school music program to receive...

West Orchestra Performance

January 8, 2012

On December 22nd, Wauwatosa West's Orchestra, conducted by David Topolovec, performed several seasonal pieces during homeroom for the whole school. He was accompanied by West's chorus, led by Jason Meissner, and several members of the band, led by Guy Kammerer.

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