Welcome to the WHS Band DepartmentThe mission of our senior high band program is to teach life lessons while pursuing excellence in music performance. We strive to help students develop a healthy work ethic, to learn how to dedicate themselves to a cause, to become more responsible and reliable, to value teamwork as well as setting and achieving personal and group goals. We are extremely grateful to the dedicated students, parents, staff, school administration, school foundation, and community members for their support of our music program.We offer a rich curriculum of musical offerings including three concert bands, musical pit orchestra, jazz ensembles, various small seasonal ensembles, pep band and AP Music Theory. All band members perform in at least 4 concert band concerts, about a dozen pep band performances, and at least one section or conference contest or festival. Junior and senior band, choir, and orchestra members tour every other year. Recent trips included performances at travel to the California, Florida, Mexico, Hawaii, Washington DC, and New York.