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Wauwatosa West Orchestra Sophomore student Keeler Hick teaches a child how to play a cello at Wauwatosa West’s 21st annual Kinderkonzert on December 7th.

West Orchestra Holds 2019 Kinderkonzert

December 8, 2019

On Saturday December 7th Wauwatosa West Orchestra held it’s 21st annual Kinderkonzert.  “Overall it was a very successful event. Each concert has its own feel and vibe...

Topolovec to Play Fundraiser for West Orchestra

February 19, 2014

Former Wauwatosa West orchestra director Dave Topolovec will perform a concert Saturday as a fundraiser for the West orchestra program. The concert will be held at the American Legion Post #449 from 8-11 p.m. The proceeds from the event He will perform as part of The Ricochettes, who call back to the '60s with their music, playing hits from bands like The Beatles, Dave Clark 5, and The Byrds. You can ...

Annual Kinderkonzert Engages Young and Old Children in Holiday Spirit

December 22, 2012

Children attending the annual Wauwatosa West Kinderkonzert have a full holiday experience.  Children listen to stories, visit a variety of arts and crafts stations, handle and play a wide variety of instruments, listening to the Wauwatosa West Orchestra play Christmas songs and, of course, have a chance to visit with the big man himself - Santa Claus. Wauwatosa West Special Education teacher Janet...

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...

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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