TIME TO REGISTER for the 2015 Marching Band season! We are in the process of registering students for the 2015...
CONGRATULATIONS to both of our WLP teams for representing Walled Lake with pride at WGI Worlds in Dayton, Ohio!...
Walled Lake Winter Guard finished up their season with great performances at WGI Worlds in Dayton, Ohio!...
FALL CONCERT will be held Wed, Nov 5, 7:00 pm in the WLC auditorium. Please check calendar for due dates for Solo & Ensemble...
Thank you to Clarkston High School Music Boosters for hosting the Clarkston Invitational, a great MCBA event on Saturday, Oct 18, 2014. The weather was great…even though it was a little chilly, the bands were amazing, and a good time was had by all!
South Lake, Ferndale, L'Anse Creuse, and Walled Lake Central for earning first place honors in each of their flights.
Happy's PIzza at Pontiac Trail and Welch Rd 248-926-7777 has generously offered to donate 10% of all sales between 5:00 pm and 10:00 pm on MONDAY, OCT 6 and MONDAY, OCT 13...think..."Monday Night Football!"
Please consider having an easy dinner that night and ordering from Happy's. Tell them you're with the WLC Marching Band and bring the flyer below with you when you pick up your order.
Please feel free to share the flyer with all your friends, family and neighbors...hey, even strangers eat pizza! Happy's also had a large menu including salad, fried chicken, potatoes, subs, etc. http://www.happyspizza.com/hapmenu_mi.php.
HELP THE VIKINGS GET TO NYC!
MACY'S PARADE, HERE WE COME!
For the first time in the school's history, the Walled Lake Central Marching Band has been selected to represent their school and the great state of Michigan at the 2015 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade. The surprise announcement was made by Wesley Whatley, accompanied by Ansley Brown of Macy's, Inc. The announcement was capped off by the traditional, "5, 4, 3, 2, 1, Let's have a parade!" cheer and a confetti celebration. The Viking Marching Band was one of ten marching bands selected out of 175 applicants.
MEET THE BAND
MR. ROGERS AND MARCHING BAND HONORED AT BOARD MEETING
Dave Rogers, Director of Bands at Walled Lake Central High School, was honored at the Feb 6, 2014 WL School Board meeting for his achievement with the Viking Marching Band. State Representative Klint Kesto and Lynne O'Brien from Senator Mike Kowall's office read a "Special Tribute" on behalf of the State of Michigan, citing, "With three State Championships in four years and the incredibly high score this year at Ford Field, this group of disciplined student-musicians has generated great pride throughout this part of our state."
In addition, Mr. Rogers received the Teacher of the Year Award for Walled Lake Central High School.
We are so proud of Mr. Rogers and his Viking Marching Band!
Congratulations to the WLC Viking Marching Band on capturing the MCBA Flight I State Championships on Saturday, November 2, 2013! With their show, "Conquest," they captured all 3 captions and first place honors with a score of 91.550. It was a great day at Ford Field, with amazing performances turned in by many teams.
The WLC Viking Bands will be traveling to Chicago May 23 - 25, 2014. This is an optional trip for any member of any band at WLC and their families. There is a VERY LIMITED number of guaranteed seats, and you must register online to be confirmed. CLICK HERE for more information.
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Smart Music is a great online rehearsal tool that our students will be utilizing this year. You may choose to subscribe for your home computer, or you may use one of the two computers in the music room. Friday, Sept. 20 is the last day to subscribe at the discount rate of $34.
Click for details on when students will be using this for testing.
Oct 6 GUARD ONLY 2:50 - 6:15
Oct 6 Ice Cream Social 7 - 8:30 WLC Band Room
Oct 6 Happy's Pizza Fundraiser 5 - 10:00 pm
Oct 7 NO GUARD 2:50 - 5:15
Oct 8 Full Ensemble 2:50 - 5:15
Oct 9 Leadership Presentation 3 - 5:00
Oct 9 Full Ensemble 5 - 8:15
Oct 10 Football Game vs.WLW - PINK VIKINGS
Oct 3 NO SCHOOL OR REHEARSAL
See Calendar for complete WLP and Winter Guard rehearsal and competition schedules
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