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.

  1. Register for your Ensemble(s) by clicking this link and filling out the Google Form: https://forms.gle/djFwhnskQXvsqEbV7 
  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 Thursday, Sept 8th.

Senior Orchestras, Intermediate Orchestra and Guitar Ensembles will start the second week of school. Band, choir and Junior Orchestra will start the third week of school.

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

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




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: Mr. Peterman
  • Choir: Miss Ridgway


2022-2023 WCI Music Calendar

  • September 8, 2022 –LUNCH TIME – Rm 231- Information Meeting about Ensemble Start Up and Sign-up
  • September 8 and 9, 2022 – Section Leader (Int and Sr Orch) and Senior Chamber Orchestra auditions
  • September 12, 2022 – All ensembles except Junior Orchestra start rehearsals!
  • September 19, 2022 – Junior Orchestra starts rehearsing this week
  • October 5, 2022 – Laurier Music concert at WCI
  • November 11, 2022 – Remembrance Day Assemblies
  • November 24, 2022 – Elementary School Tour
  • December 8, 2022 – 7:00 PM – WCI Winter Music Night ‘Eine Kleine Musiknacht‘
  • April, 2023 – Kiwanis Music Festival – Times TBC
  • April 27, 2023 – 7:00 PM – WCI Spring Music Night
  • May, 2023 – MusicFest Nationals (TBC – additional fee)
  • May, 2023 – 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