Texas Color Guard Circuit. Westwood is proud to once again host the Texas Color Guard Circuit (TCGC) competition on Saturday, Jan. 25. Come see over 60 winter guards, including our own JV (12:36 PM) and Varsity (4:58 PM) teams, perform their magic. This event is open to the public and tickets are only $10 each (cash only). The first team performs at 9:00 AM and full retreat is at 7:42 PM. See the full schedule and check back here for updates.
Westwood Band volunteers are needed to make this event as successful as last year! Please sign up to volunteer a shift on Saturday, Jan. 25!
All State Band. Congratulations to our 23 students that auditioned in TMEA Area D and the following nine students that earned a spot in the TMEA All-State Band. We're so proud for these students to represent the Westwood Warrior Band at TMEA All-State on Feb. 15 in San Antonio!
Eb Clarinet: Connie Huang (11)
Bb Clarinet: Maxim Gao (10), Erin Xu (11), Nathaniel Thomas (12), Andrew Li (10)
Alto Sax: Jordan Van Gulick (12)
Horn: Arjun Kurkal (11), Marc Mathieu (12)
Trombone: Aaron Slack (12), 1st in the State for Jazz
Mulch Fundraiser. Our annual spring mulch fundraiser is coming soon! Orders will be taken in the next few weeks for delivery on Saturday, March 7. We offer 2 cu. ft. bags of Texas Hardwood or Black Label for only $5 per bag, including free delivery to our delivery area (see mulch flyer for details). Start planning your garden now!
The Midwest Clinic. We're proud of the Westwood Symphony Orchestra's incredible performance in December at The Midwest Clinic. The Westwood Symphony Orchestra is one of only three high school full orchestras in the world that was invited to this prestigious event! Equally incredible was the Grisham Honor Band's performance. Bravo to these young musicians!
The Westwood Band Wind Ensemble and the Symphony Orchestra students enjoyed some down time after their performance. The trip also included a visit to the Museum of Science and Industry, Christkindlmarket, SkyDeck at Willis Tower, as well as a visit to see the musical Hamilton and performance by the Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
BOA San Antonio. Our last competition for the 2019 season was at BOA San Antonio. We had a historic finish, coming in 16th overall out of 84 marching bands with a score of 88.40 (see results pdf)! This is the highest score we have ever earned at a BOA Super Regional. We are extremely proud of our students' dedication and perseverance! We look forward to another great season next year!
UIL Sweepstakes. We are proud to have earned Division 1 rating from all judges at the UIL 5A-6A Region 26 Marching Contest on Saturday, Oct. 19. We also hosted the event making it a great opportunity to see our region band friends and their amazing shows.
History Made! The Westwood Warrior Band achieved another historic win at a BOA competition. This time at BOA Houston on Saturday, Oct. 5 in Katy, Texas. For the first time in our school and band history, we placed 2nd place in our Class AAAA at BOA Houston! In addition, Westwood took 3rd place overall in the finals (see full results)! The Texas heat (real feel of 101°) didn't stop us from BELIEVING!
BOA Austin. The Westwood Warrior Band competed in BOA Austin on Saturday, Sept. 28 and, for the first time in our band history, we made finals! Our students have been working so hard and that moment when our name was called was such a joyous and tearful moment. We were excited to share the field with such talented bands, finishing in tenth place. See the full results.
Clear Bag Policy. RRISD has implemented a clear bag policy for large scale events at Kelly Reeves Athletic Complex and Dragon Stadium. As a band fundraiser, Westwood Warrior Band offers a 12x12x6" clear tote bag with the Westwood logo for $20. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested in purchasing a bag.
Stay Current. Add the band Google calendar to your mobile device to stay current with upcoming practice times and events. Keep up with the Westwood Warrior Band on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Flickr and YouTube.
Sponsoring the Westwood Warrior Band is a great way to connect with the Westwood community! Depending on the level of sponsorship you choose, you will gain visibility through our website, social media accounts, signage and at home football games (see form for details). And as a sponsor, your donation is completely tax deductible!
First Chair Level
Thank you to our First Chair Level $1,000 corporate sponsors that attended our March-A-Thon, including Dr. Sandeep Shah and Dr. Nabeel Farhataziz of ARA Diagnostic Imaging and Dr. Dana Jeng of Spicewood Dermatology.
Concert Soloist Level
American Color Labs
Ascension Seton NW
Austin Gourmet Popcorn
Better Than New Band Repair
Cedar Park Pediatrics & Family Medicine
MarineMax Sail & Ski Center
Mathews CPA Inc.
Moonie's Burger House
Parmer Lane Orthodontics
Photography by Jenny Rhea
Texas Tooth Fairies Pediatric Dentistry