We are a nonprofit youth organization founded with the philosophy that opportunities must be provided to support and encourage youth in the study and love of instrumental music.
2013-14 Season! NEW VENUE!!
WAB is delighted to announce our new partnership with MUSIC WORKS in El Cerrito!
11225 San Pablo Ave (at Potrero Ave), El Cerrito CA. Phone 510-232-1000.
After our successful Summer Band program, we came to love this little 'Mom and Pop' music store in El Cerrito.
Starting OCTOBER 1st we will be rehearsing upstairs in the showroom, all Tuesdays but 12/24 and 12/31.
A Warm THANK YOU to DeAnza HS for hosting us last year!
AUDITIONS for Majors will be held September 3, 4, and 5th, at Music Works in El Cerrito (11225 San Pablo Ave at Potrero, El Cerrito CA), from 5 to 8 pm in 15-minute intervals.
We will be UPSTAIRS in the foyer above the store.
To secure an Audition time, write Business Manager Jenna Brace (WABmgr@LMI.net) with your name, instrument, school, year in school 2013-14, and choice of date and time. Include 2 other possible times please.
1) Scales: C, G, D, A, F, Bflat, and Eflat, plus chromatic.
2) a PREPARED piece, of your choosing, to reflect your current level.
3) Sight- reading.
Minors Band candidates do NOT need to audition!
Tuesday rehearsals: Minors 6 to 7 pm, Majors 7 to 9 pm.
COST: Tuition includes Group Sectionals with pro musicians about every 5-6 weeks, plus 2 tickets to each performance and a CD recording of each concert.
Minors $45/mo ($360 for 8 months), Majors $70/month ($560 for 8 months)
VIDEOS and PICTURES
Winter 2012 Concert:
Looking Back, Moving Forward: Pass the Baton
Ray Iniquez' Retirement Concert
26 January 2012
Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek CA
1.1 Symphony of Prayer: Adoration
1.2 Symphony of Prayer: Confession
1.3 Symphony of Prayer: Thanksgiving
1.4 Symphony of Prayer: Supplication
2.1 Moto Perpetuo
2.3 Somewhere in Time
2.6 March Grandioso
Spring 2012 Concert:
Through Their Eyes
12 May 2012, Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek CA.
PICTURES, courtesy of WAB parent Daniel Levine.
With Honor and Pride
Air from County Derry
By Dawn's Eary Light
Beyond the Horizon
Concertino for Clarinet, PETER AGUIAR, Clarinet
Flight of Valor
WAB plays high-level material, calculated to challenge and inspire.
Rehearsals during the academic year are Tuesday evenings,
Minors Band (1-3 years playing, 4th-8th grade) from 6:00-7:00 pm, and Majors Band from 7:00- 9:00 pm..
Wind, Brass, and Percussion players from 4th thru 12th grades are welcome to join!
Candidates for our Majors must audition;
everyone wishing to join our Minors is welcome, no audition necessary.
Email WABmgr@LMI.net, or call 510-243-0514 to arrange a visit or to sit-in.
WAB is a California Non-Profit 501c(3), ID # 68-0309243.
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