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The West Orange Warrior Band
Kenneth Boyd, Director of Bands; Robert Krahn, Garth Steger, Associate Directors

Announcements

London New Year's Day Parade 2020 Trip

London Trip Sponsorship

Supporting the Warrior Band in its trip to represent Winter Garden, Florida, and the United States in the London New Year's Day Parade is easy. Just pick the level of sponsorship and click the link above to contribute. All donations will go to offset the cost of travel. A donation at the "Virtuoso" level will completely cover one member's trip. Thank you for your generous support!

2018-19 All-County Excerpts

All requriements and excerpts have been published for this year's OCPS All-County auditions. See Mr. Krahn to sign-up for All-County. Auditions will be at Lake Nona HS on Monday, November 12.

All-County Excerpts

2018-19 Band Registration

Instrument Rentals

Concert Instruments
A limited number of concert instruments are available for use over the summer! Instruments will be issued on a first-come, first-served basis Thursday afternoon after Mini-Camp ends for the day.Students will be given an Instrument Checkout Form to bring home and complete before an instrument can be taken. Please see our page on Financial Information for info regarding instrument rental fees.

Marching Instruments
Students who play tuba, French horn, or baritone will be issued a school-owned marching instrument on the first day of Mini-Camp. Students who wish to play bass clarinet may also be issued an instrument during mini-camp, but may not take it home for the summer as they need to be serviced for the upcoming season. Please e-mail Mr. Krahn with any instrument questions.

Wind Symphony to Perform at the Florida Music Education Association's President's Concert

The West Orange Wind Symphony was selected to perform at the 2017 Florida Music Education Association Conference, a state-wide professional development conference for music educators of all levels. The conference will be held on January 11-14, 2017 in Tampa FL. They will be featured on the President's Concert, representing band programs across the state. The President's Concert will be held on Wendesday Evening, January 11.

Wind Symphony to Perform at the Southern Division College Band Directors National Associaton Conference

The West Orange Wind Symphony was selected to perform at the 2016 CBDNA Southern Division Conference, a regional conference held in conjunction with the National Band Association. The conference will be held on February 18-20, 2016 in Charleston, SC. They are one of only three high school bands in the region selected to perform, and are glad to share that honor with two other Florida bands: Orange County's very own Timber Creek High School and Mr. Krahn's alma mater, Douglas Anderson School of the Arts in Jacksonville. We consider this a great honor and wonderful opportunity to make music in a very special way.

Jazz Ensemble I to Perform at Midwest Clinic,
Chicago, IL

The West Orange Jazz Ensemble I was selected to perform at the 68th Midwest Clinic (2015), an international band and orchestra conference held every December in Chicago. They are one of three high school jazz bands worldwide performing at the conference. Performing at the Midwest Clinic is considered to be one of the top honors a school music program can receive.

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