Music

 

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!

This year, signing up for ensembles requires 2 steps:

  1. Register for your Ensemble(s) by clicking this link and filling out the Google Form: https://goo.gl/forms/13wMD6apQUqJLPE33
  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 will participate in. If you have any conflicts with the rehearsal or performance schedule, you are required to submit them in writing by printing off the Student Contract (which is available through School-Day). The Student Contract has very valuable information regarding rehearsal times, concert attire etc. (we recommend you print out a copy of these forms for your own records and calendar)

If you are interested in playing in WCI’s Production of the Wizard of Oz, Senior Chamber Orchestra (running only January-May this year), 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 Thursday, Sept 6th at lunch and auditions will be the following week. All ensembles will start the week of Sept 17th.

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

Mr. Piche, Mr. Brennan, Ms. Erdman, Miss Ridgway and Mr. Peterman

 


 

ENSEMBLE REHEARSAL SCHEDULE

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
7:00   AM

Junior Orchestra (Gr. 9)

(Rm. 231)

Concert Band

(Rm. 231)

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

Music Council

(Rm. 231)

Jr. Guitar Ensemble (Rm. 238)

Senior Orchestra Sectionals

(TBD – Rm. 238)

 Sr. Guitar Ensemble (Rm. 238)

 Senior Chamber Orchestra

January – May only this year!

(Rm. 231)

2:35 Oz Pit Orchestra Rehearsal

Senior Orchestra

(Rm. 231)

Oz Pit Orchestra Rehearsal  Choir (Rm. 231)

SEE YOU IN REHEARSAL!!

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

  • Band and Choir: Ms. Erdman
  • Junior Orchestra: Mr. Brennan
  • Intermediate and Senior Orchestras: Mr. Piche
  • Guitar: Mr. Peterman
  • Choir: Miss Ridgway

 

2018-2019 WCI Music Calendar

THURSDAY September 6, 2018 – LUNCH – ENSEMBLE REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION MEETING

September 10 – 14, 2018 – AUDITIONS FOR INTERMEDIATE SECTION LEADERS, SENIOR ORCHESTRA SECTION LEADERS AND SENIOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA (SIGN UP IN THE MUSIC ROOM)

September 17, 2018 – ALL Ensembles Start Rehearsing

October 11-12, 2018 – Senior Orchestra and Choir Retreat

November 2, 2018 – WCI Senior Orchestra performs at Commencement

November 9, 2018 – Remembrance Day Assemblies

November 22, 2018 – Elementary School Tour

November 26-December 1 – WCI Musicians Perform in the Wizard of Oz!

December 6, 2018 – 7:00 PM – WCI Winter Music Night ‘Eine Kleine Musiknacht

February 28- March 1, 2019 – Junior, Intermediate and Band Music Retreat

April 15-18, 2019 – 1:30 – Kiwanis Music Festival (Exact times TBC)

May 1, 2019 – 7:00 PM – WCI Spring Music Night

May 9, 2019 – Canada’s Wonderland Trip

May 13-17, 2019 – MusicFest Nationals (TBC)

 

2016-2017 Season Recap

A BIG Congratulations goes out to WCI’s String Ensembles who won THREE GOLD Awards and ONE DOUBLE GOLD (PLATINUM) at the KW Kiwanis Music Festival! The Choir was awarded a GOLD Award and the Band received a SILVER. The Senior Orchestra and Senior Chamber were awarded the top award for the festival and the Senior Chamber Orchestra placed SECOND IN ONTARIO at the Kiwanis Provincial competition. Way to go Vikes!

Additionally, congratulations to all of the groups for a wonderful spring concert! Please check out the video section below to see some of the AMAZING highlights from our collaboration concert with CHCI!

Check This Out!!!

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