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 * Yearbook Information!

 

 * Regiment Disneyland Trip 1/22/18

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* In our ongoing quest to make fundraising easy and painless, we present to you our WHSIMB Amazon Smile account!
Use this custom WHSIMB Amazon Smile link and start shopping! Westlake Instrumental Music Boosters has already been selected. Start shopping and DONE!!

 

 

* Student Trip Forms

  • We handed them out at the meeting and they are now available in the TRANSPORTATION/TRIP FORMS section of the website, and here.  All students MUST have these on file.

 

* Congratulations!!

WHS Studio Jazz to perform at the 71st Annual Midwest Clinic this December in Chicago!  

 
 
*Fun Fact:
  • 12 of the 30 WHS 2016 Valedictorians were in Band, with a 4.65 GPA or higher.
  • 12 of the 59 WHS 2017 Valedictorians were in Band, with a 4.65 GPA or higher.
  • 10 of the 30 WHS 2016 Valedictorians were in Orchestra, with a 4.65 GPA or higher.
  • 7 of the 59 WHS 2016 Valedictorians were in Orchestra, with a 4.65 GPA or higher.

 

 

 
* WHS Studio Jazz Ensemble I:
Congratulations on your performance at CASMEC!!
The California All-State Music Education Conference
Sat 2/18/17
 
 

 

* Where is WHS located?
Campus Map to find our performing arts rooms.

 

* CHARMS UPDATE
The new "school code" to access Charms is WestlakeMusicCA
CHARMS - Please, click link to the left to access ALL Charms Information (everyone needs to be in the system!)

 

Needing a tax write-off?  Look no further!!!   Just click that little button below and you're on your way! Every little bit helps, and here's what you get for your donations!

  • Star-$10-$49 WHSIMD Decal
  • Celebrity-$50-$99 WHSIMD Coffee Mug
  • Superstar-$100-$499 Name included in all concert programs  and a WHSIMD Coffee mug
  • VIP -$500-$999 Name included in all concert programs, 2 polo shirts, reserved seating at all concerts
  • Legend - $1000+ Name included in all concert and event programs, 2 Polo shirts, end of year DVD/CD collection, 2 WHSIMD Coffee Mugs, reserved seating and reserved parking at all concerts and events

 

General News

 

* Concert Report Forms are in the "Forms and Documents" section

 

* How to Get Community Service Hours?

  • Assisting Mr. Blake, Mrs. Fruehling, Mr. Payne at Los Cerritos MS / Colina MS / Redwood MS
  • Assisting with Elementary music programs
  • Give FREE music lessons to younger students
  • Playing in the Pep-Band at away football games (2 Hours a game)
  • Playing in the Pep-Band at HOME football games (2 Hours a game, NON-Regiment ONLY)
  • Assist any performing arts teacher with any miscellaneous music related projects
  • Attending fundraising activities: Food Truck Festival, WHS Jazz Festival, Ad-Book / Year Book sales, etc
  • Playing with a church music ensemble
  • Performing with small groups for retirement communities, shopping centers, events, etc.
  • Working the WHS Jazz Festival
  • Working the WHS Solo & Ensemble festival
  • Assisting with the All-District Band / Orchestra / Choral performances
  • Assisting with the sales of baked goods and beverages at WHS concerts
  • Ushering at Pierce College events
  • Assisting with Ventura County Honor Band (VCHB) 
  • Attending Choir / Drama performances (1 per semester) (2 hours a concert per semester)
  • Assisting Mr. Peter or Mr. G around the band room

 

* 2016/2017 WHSIMD Accolades:
 
Regiment Marching Band:
* SCSBOA Kennedy HS show — 1st Place Band 4A; 1st Place Percussion Open; 3rd Place Colorguard 4A
* SCSBOA Simi Valley HS show - Band, Percussion, Music Performance, Music Effect Sweepstakes; 2nd Place Colorguard 4A
* SCSBOA Royal HS show — 2nd Place Band 4A; 1st Place Colorguard 4A; Percussion Sweepstakes
* WBA Long Beach show — 4th Place Band 3A
* SCSBOA Hart HS show — 3rd Place Band 4A; 5th Place Colorguard 4A; 2nd Place Percussion 4A
* WBA State Championships Prelims — 5th Place Band 3A
* WBA State Championships Finals — 7th Place Band 1/2/3A combined
 
Concert Groups:
Santa Susana HS Festival
* Philharmonic — "Unanimous Superior”
* Symphony Orchestra — "Unanimous Superior”
 
Thousand Oaks HS Festival
* Chamber Orchestra — “Unanimous Superior”
* Concert Orchestra — “Unanimous Superior”
* String Orchestra — “Unanimous Superior”
* Wind Ensemble — “Unanimous Superior”
* Wind Symphony — “Unanimous Superior”
* Symphonic Band — “Superior”
* Concert Band — “Unanimous Superior”
 
Jazz Ensembles:
NPHS Jazz Festival
* Studio Jazz — “Superior” in the Heavy division
* Lab Jazz — “Superior” in the Advanced division
                                   
WHS Jazz Festival
* Studio Jazz — “Superior” in the Heavy division
* Lab Jazz — “Superior” in the Advanced division
* Concert Jazz — “Excellent” in the Novice division
           
           Canyon Jazz Festival               
* Lab Jazz – 2nd place, “Superior” in the Advanced division
 
Fullerton College Jazz Festival               
* Studio Jazz – 3rd place, “Superior” in the Heavy division
* Combo I - 2nd place, “Superior” in the Advanced division
 
West Ranch Jazz Festival               
* Lab Jazz – 1st place, “Superior” in the Advanced division
* Concert Jazz - 2nd place, “Superior” in the Novice division
* Combo II - 1st Place "Superior" in the Novice Division
* Combo I - 1st Place, "Superior" in the Advanced division
 
California All State Music Education Conference
* Studio Jazz Ensemble I - Invited to perform at State Conference in San Jose
 
Winter Drumline:
* SCPA Rancho Cucamonga—6th Place Scholastic Open
* SCPA Monrovia HS—1st Place Scholastic Open
* SCPA State Championships—9th Place Scholastic Open
 
Winter Color Guard:
* WGI Ayala HS Regional - Finalist; 3rd Place Regional A
* WGASC Valencia (Val) HS—3rd Place Scholastic AAA
* WGASC South Hills HS—4th Place Scholastic AAA
* WGASC Mayfair HS—1st Place Scholastic AAA
* WGASC Valencia (Pla) HS—1st Place Scholastic AAA
            * WGASC Championships—Silver Medal Scholastic AAA in their round