TIME TO REGISTER for the 2015 Marching Band season! We are in the process of registering students for the 2015...
TIME TO REGISTER for the 2014 - 15 season. Informational meeting coming up on Mon, Nov 17, 7:00 pm, in the band room...
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...
MCBA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2014 MCBA State Marching Band Championships will be held on Saturday, Nov 1, 2014, at Ford Field in Detroit, MI. The WLC Marching Band will perform at 2:00 pm, and the Flight I Award Ceremony will be held at 3:00 pm. CLICK HERE for more information. Best of luck to all teams!
DO YOUR BEST, AND FORGET THE REST…GO BAND!!!
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 27 NO REHEARSAL
Oct 28 FULL ENSEMBLE Rehearsal 2:50 – 6:15
Oct 29 Full Ensemble Rehearsal 2:50 – 6:15
Oct 30 Full Ensemble Rehearsal 2:50 – 8:15 @ Oakland Yard – see details below
Oct 31 Full Ensemble Rehearsal 2:50 – 6:15
Nov 1 MCBA STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS @ FORD FIELD - WLC performs 2:00 pm
See Calendar for complete WLP and Winter Guard rehearsal and competition schedules
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