Welcome to another great year of music here at WCI! We are very excited for all that is on the schedule, so be sure to check out the important dates below!

Signing up for music ensembles at WCI is a MULTI-STEP PROCESS. Please ensure that you have completed all 2 steps by Wednesday, September 13TH

  1. Register for your Ensemble(s) by clicking this link and filling out the Google Form: https://forms.gle/4fL1CXGn3N3d1jyEA  Please have this completed by Wednesday, September 13TH 
  2. Login to school-day.com to pay your ensemble fees and to submit your On-Going Consent Form. Fees are based upon the amount of ensembles you participate in.

There are NO AUDITIONS for the Choir, Band, Guitar Ensembles, Junior, Intermediate and Senior Orchestras. If you are interested in playing Senior Chamber Orchestra, or if you would like to be a section leader in a Senior Ensemble, please be sure to sign up for an audition time outside the music room.

The ensemble information meeting will be Monday, September 11th at lunch in Room 231 (the main music room).

All ensembles will start rehearsing the week of September 18th.

Thanks so much and we look forward to seeing all of you soon!

Mr. Piche, Ms. Erdman, Miss Ridgway and Ms. Rasi




Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7:00   AM

Junior Orchestra (Gr. 9)

(Rm. 231)

Intermediate Orchestra (Gr. 10) (Rm. 231)

Sr. Guitar Ensemble

(Rm 238)

Jr. Guitar Ensemble (Rm. 238)

Senior Orchestra Sectionals

(Rm. 238)

 Sr. Guitar Ensemble (Rm. 238)

 Senior Chamber Orchestra

(Rm. 238)

Rotating Band Sectionals (Rm. 231 practice room)


Senior Orchestra

(Rm. 231)

Concert Band

(Rm. 231)

 Choir (Rm. 231)


Questions?  Consult the list below for the right person to talk to!

  • Band and Choir: Ms. Erdman
  • Junior, Intermediate, Senior Chamber and Senior Orchestras: Mr. Piche
  • Guitar: Ms. Rasi
  • Choir: Miss Ridgway


2023-2024 WCI Music Calendar

  • September 11, 2023 –LUNCH TIME – Rm 231- Information Meeting about Ensemble Start Up and Sign-up
  • September 13 and 14, 2023 – Section Leader (Int and Sr Orch) and Senior Chamber Orchestra auditions (sign up for a time outside the music room)
  • September 18, 2023 – All ensembles except Junior Orchestra start rehearsals!
  • November 2-3, 2023 – WRDSB Grade 10 String Symposium at WLU
  • November 8, 2023 – Remembrance Day Assemblies
  • November 23, 2023 – Elementary School Tour
  • December 7, 2023 – 7:00 PM – WCI Winter Music Night
  • March 27-28, 2024 – Overnight trip to Toronto! Senior Orchestra and Choir – Highlights include seeing Les Mis at Mirvish, the TSO, and ensemble clinics at U of T with guest clinicians (additional fee)
  • April, 2024 – Kiwanis Music Festival – Times TBC
  • May 1, 2024 – 7:00 PM – WCI Spring Music Night
  • May 30, 2024 – Canada’s Wonderland (TBC – additional fee)

Check This Out!!!

WCI Senior Orchestra – Tango Por Una Cabeza – Winter Music Night 2022

WCI Senior Orchestra – Jig from St Paul’s Suite – Winter Music Night 2022

WCI Senior Chamber Orchestra – Irish Junkyard Jam – Winter Music Night 2022

WCI Grade 11/12 Strings Class – Theme from Schindler’s List

WCI Senior Orchestra – The Middle

WCI Intermediate Orchestra – Drag Me Down

Members of WCI’s Senior Chamber Orchestra perform ‘One Last Time’ & ‘Skinner Suite’

WCI’s Combined Symphony and Choir performance with CHCI – Oh Fortuna from Carmina Burana (2018)


WCI’s Senior Chamber Orchestra performs Brandenburg Concert no 3, 1st movement (2018)

WCI’s Combined Symphony and Choir performance with CHCI – Duel of the Fates from Star Wars (2017)

WCI’s Senior Chamber Orchestra play ‘Spring’ from Vivaldi’s Four Seasons (2017)

WCI’s Senior Orchestra Plays Romanian Folk Dances, Mozart Symphony 25 (1st Movement) and the Holberg Suite (1st Movement) (2017)

WCI’s Senior Orchestra playing Concerto Grosso No. 1 by Bloch at MusicFest Nationals in Ottawa (2016)

WCI’s Senior Orchestra playing Frolicsome Finale by Britten at MusicFest Nationals in Ottawa (2016)

The Intermediate Orchestra (Gr 10) playing the Game of Thrones Theme

AND the Senior Symphony performing Waltz of the Flowers! (2015)

 Strings Magnet Information – Click here