Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is the most advanced stage band at Warren.  Approximately 40 student musicians are placed in this ensemble after every student goes through an audition process.  This band meets during 4th period and is expected to perform grade 4+ music. 

2018-2019 Performances

  • Winter Concert: Wednesday December 12 - 7pm @  Downey Theatre.
  • SCSBOA Band Festival: Monday March 9th @ Kennedy HS, La Palma (Time TBD)
  • BOA National Band Festival: Friday March 13th @ Cal State Long Beach (Time TBD)
  • Spring Concert: April 30 - 7pm @ Downey Theatre
  • Golden Bears Ceremony: May 1 - 5-8:30pm @ Downey Theatre
  • Graduation: May 30th; 7pm @ Long Beach City College

Repertoire History

2018-2019

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Winter Concert ~ Holiday Music: "Rejoy The Season" "Polar Express" "Christmas Sing A Long" (Combined band and choir)

Spring Concert ~ 

 

2017-2018

  • "Second Suite in F for Military Band" - Gustov Holst
  • "Rest" - Frank Techili 

Fall Concert ~ Halloween Music: "Music for a Darkened Theatre" "

Winter Concert ~ Holiday Music: "Rejoy The Season" "Polar Express" "Christmas Sing A Long" (Combined band and choir)

Spring Concert ~ Pixar Cinema: 

 

2016-2017

  • "On The Third Day"
  • "Lord Tullarmore" ~ Carl Witrock
  • "Elsa's Procession to the Cathedral" ~ Wagner
  • "See Rock City" ~ Brant Karroack
  • "Arabesque" ~ Samuel R. Hazo
Winter Concert ~ Joyful Sounds of the Holiday (Combined band and choir)
Spring Concert ~ Festival Music
 

2015-2016

  • "Splashes of Gold" By James Hosay
  • "Canterbury Chorale" By Jan Van Der Roos
Winter Concert ~ The Nutcracker
Spring Concert ~ The Classics
 

2014-2015

  • "Irish Washerwoman" By Leroy Anderson
  • "October" By Eric Whitacre
  • "Sicilienne" By Gabriel Faure Arr. Clark

2013-2014

  • "Bayou Breakdown" By Brant Karrick
  • "Gravity Wave" By Brian Balmages
  • "Mt. Everest" By Rossano Galante
  • "Pas Redouble" By Saint-Saens ARr. Frackenpohl
  • "The Seal Lullaby" By Eric Whitacre
  • "Moutain Thyme" By Samuel R. Hazo

2012-2013

  • "Sea Songs" By Ralph Vaughn Williams
  • "Procession of the Nobles" By Rimsky-Korsakov/ Leidzen
  • "Irish Washerwoman" By Leroy Anderson
  • "O Waly, Waly" By Jay Bocook
  • "Sicilienne" By Gabrile Faure Arr. Clark
  • "Adagio Cantabile" By Beethoven Arr. Daehn
  • "Music Makers" By Alfred Reed

2011-2012

  • "A Prelude To A Shining Day"
  • "America, The Beautiful" Arr. by Carmen Dragon
  • "Arsenal" by Jan Van Der Roost
  • "A Home Alone Christmas" Arr. by 
  • "Shehpards Hey" Grainger Arr. Schissel
  • "Journal for a Soldier" Brian Balamages
  • "Galop" A. Ponchielli Arr. Larry Daehn
  • "Spoon River" Grainger
  • "Three Celtic Dances" Brian Balmages
  • "Salvation is Created" Tschesnokoff Arr. Bruce Houseknecht
  • "Moravian Dance" Travis J. Weller

2010-2011

  • "Flashing Winds" Jan Van Der Roost
  • "Second Suite in F" Gustav Holst

2009-2010

  • "The Sinfonians" Clifton Williams
  • "First Suite in Eb" Gustav Holst
  • "On the Overland Stage to El Paso" David Holsinger
  • "Canterbury Chorale" Jan Van Der Roost
  • "Prism" steve Schaffer
  • "In A Gentle Rain" Robert W. Smith

2008-2009

  • "Children's March" Percy Grainger
  • "Parade of the Tall Ships" Jay Chattaway
  • "Blessed Are They" Brahms/ Beuhlman
  • "Irish Washerwoman" Leroy Anderson
  • "Nessun Dorma" Puccini/ Bocook
  • "Resting in the Peace of His Hands" John Gibson

Festival History

2004 Milikan HS District Festival 3/25/2004
  Performance 3 Superiors
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Citrus College Regional Band Festival  
  Performance Excellent
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Excellent
     
2005 Milikan HS District Festival 3/24/2005
  Performance Excellent
  Sight Reading NA
  Overall Excellent
     
2006 La Mirada HS District Band Festival 4/5/2006
  Performance Excellent
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Excellent
     
  Bellflower HS District Band Festival 4/12/2006
  Performance Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Superior
     
  Citrus College Regional Band Festival 5/20/2012
  Performance Excellent
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Excellent
     
2007 Long Beach City College District Band Festival 3/13/2007
  Performance 3 Superiors
  Sight Reading Clinic
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Excelsior District Band Festival 3/30/2012
  Performance 3 Superiors
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Cal State San Bernandino Regional 4/20/2007
  Performance Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Superior
     
2008 Beckman HS District Band Festival 3/14/2008
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Clinic
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Kennedy HS District Festival 4/10/2008
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Kennedy HS Regional Festival 5/7/2008
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
2009 Whittier HS District Band Festival 3/11/2009
  Performance No Rating (would have been excellent)
  Sight Reading Good
  Overall No Rating -
     
  Kennedy HS District Band Festival 4/4/2009
  Performance Excellent
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Excellent
     
2010 Santiago HS District Band Festival 3/24/2010
  Performance Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Superior
     
  Kennedy HS District Band Festival 3/31/2010
  Performance Excellent
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Excellent
     
  Kennedy HS Regional Festival 5/5/2010
  Performance Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Superior
     
2011 Kenedy HS District Band Festival 3/24/2011
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Excelsior District Band Festival 4/1/2011
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Unanimous Superior
  *Decided as a band to not go to regionals because there was only 1 spot available and we wanted both bands to be able to go
     
2012 Whittier HS District Band Festival 3/6/2012
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Downey District Band Festival 3/15/2012
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Excelsior District Band Festival 3/29/2012
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Kennedy HS Regional Festival 5/10/2012
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
2013 Downey District Band Festival 3/14/2013
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Clinic
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Kennedy HS District Band Festival 3/28/2013
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
2014 Downey District Band Festival 3/6/2014
  Performance Unanimous Superior
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Unanimous Superior
     
  Kennedy HS District Band Festival 3/26/2014
  Performance Superior
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall Superior
     
  Kennedy HS Regional Festival  
  Performance  
  Sight Reading  
  Overall  
     
2015 Warren Band Fesetival 3/20/2015
  Performance Superior (2I's, 1 II)
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall Superior
     
  Hutchinson Band Festival 4/1/2015
  Performance Excellent (3 II's)
  Sight Reading Excellent
  Overall

Excellent

     
2016 Millikan Band Festival  
  Performance  
  Sight Reading  
  Overall  
     
2017 Kennedy Band Festival 3/5/2018
  Performance Superior (I,I,I)
  Sight Reading Superior
  Overall  Unanimous Superior
     
  Music For All Festival (CSULB) 3/15/2018
  Performance Superior
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