Lakota West Bands

03/04/15 – URGENT Announcement

Lakota West Freshman Zero Period Practice WILL take place after school today from 2:30-4pm in the LWF theater.

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OMEA District XIII Large Group Performance Schedule

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District Contest Music

Symphonic Winds-

Valdres-  http://youtu.be/OXxj7-sXtQE

A Movement for Rosa –  http://youtu.be/LPsW1AFaaqQ

Transcendent Journey- http://youtu.be/mlxoK0aSsM4

Symphonic Red Band-

Gifted Leadership-  http://www.stantons.com/ll-title/gifted-leadership/381756/?s=1

New Dawn- http://www.stantons.com/ll-title/new-dawn/332263/?s=1

Chase the Shouting Wind- http://www.stantons.com/ll-title/chase-the-shouting-wind/480982/?s=1

Symphonic White Band-

Castle Gap-  I’ve got nothing online here

Folk Songs from the Southern Appalachian-

http://www.stantons.com/ll-title/folk-songs-from-the-southern-appalachian/319067/?s=1

Jungstaposed-  http://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10453122

Freshman 0 period-

Sea Triology-   http://www.stantons.com/ll-title/sea-trilogy/303054/?s=1

March of Honor- -http://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2298396

Peregrin- http://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2298438

Freshman 1 period-

Angelic Celebrations- http://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10457929

St. Petersburg –  March-http://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=10052922

Quixotic- http://www.jwpepper.com/sheet-music/media-player.jsp?&type=audio&productID=2472775

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SAVE THE DATE!!!

Lakota West Jazz ‘n Cakes

Saturday, April 11, 2015

8:00 am – 12:00 pm

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Mr. Snyder Retirement Celebrations

Two different celebrations are planned to help Mr. Snyder celebrate his retirement after 35 years of teaching and conducting and 27 years as Director of Bands in the Lakota School District.

Please join us!

  • Mr. Snyder’s Retirement Open House: Sunday, February 22 from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm in the Lakota West band room.  All students, parents, alumni, alumni parents, staff and members of the community are invited to stop by and wish Mr. Snyder and his wife, Sandra, Best Wishes as the move on to the next chapter of their lives.
  • Alumni Parents sponsored Retirement Dinner:  Saturday, February 28 – CLICK HERE for details.
  • Mr. Snyder’s Retirement Memory Book Ann Turner (a former band mom) is creating a book of memories from Mr. Snyder’s current and former students. Please CLICK HERE and use our online form to share your stories, special moments, and how Mr. Snyder has impacted your life. If you have a favorite picture or document to share, you can upload that too.

Read the Story:

Cincinnati Enquirer

Today’s Pulse

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Auditions for concert bands for 2015-2016  Freshman-Juniors

All auditions start at 3:00 pm in the band room and end when they are done.

3/9/15- Clarinet

3/10/15- Saxophone

3/11/15- Flute

3/17/15- Double Reed

3/18/15- Trumpet

3/19/15- Tuba/ Baritone

3/24/15- Horn

3/25/15- Percussion

3/26/15- Trombone

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Music Hall

A Musical Celebration ~

A Joint Concert with Ohio’s Finest

Lakota West High School Symphonic Winds

William Mason High School Wind Symphony

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Cincinnati Music Hall

Tuesday, January 27, 2015, at 7:00 pm

See complete story: Pulse Journal Article

News coverage: WLWT

Music Hall CD/DVD Available for Purchase

Tri-State Productions has secured rights to record the upcoming Lakota West Symphonic Winds & Mason Wind Symphony concert at Music Hall. CDs as well as DVDs will be available and 4 HD Cameras will be utilized to capture this amazing musical celebration!  CLICK HERE to order via the Tri-State Website or CLICK HERE for an order form you can send to Tri-State.  DVDs are $30; Audio CD’s are $18; and a combo- pack of DVD+audio CD is $43.

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Lakota West Marching Firebirds March in 2015 Tournament of Roses Parade

Rose Bowl RoseCongratulations to the Lakota West Marching Firebirds for their historic second invitation to the Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasenda, California on January 1, 2015. Lakota West already holds the distinction of being the first Southwest Ohio high school band to appear in the Rose Parade in 2008. More than 79 million people worldwide watched the broadcast of the parade, which was shown live in 115 countries. The Marching Firebirds were the 24th unit in the parade, appropriately right after the massive “Firebird” float presented by Singpoli Group. They also performed their grand champion award-winning show, “Best of West,” at the Tournament of Roses Bandfest in Pasadena, CA on Tuesday, December 30.

Lakota West Marching Firebirds “In the News”

Pre-parade ABC

Pre-parade article ABC

Parade on NBC

Post Parade story on NBC

Pre-parade CBS

Cincinnati Enquirer video

Pulse Journal—a Cox Media paper

Pulse Journal – Shaking with Excitement

Pulse Journal – Gearing Up for Rose Parade

KTLA with Al Roker and Betty White-The Lakota West Marching Firebirds are in the fourth video on the list.

HGTV

MUSIC 213 – Raw HD pro video

2015 Rose Parade Bandfest

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Lakota West Marching Band – 2014 Buckeye Invitational

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Lakota Marching Thunderbirds and Lakota West Marching Firebirds Through the Years

This video was a stroll down memory lane for the nearly 130 alumni who were able to attend the 2014 Homecoming Band/Mr. Snyder Celebration event on Friday, October 17 2014. It includes snippets of each competition show from 1988-2013.

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Symphonic Winds to Perform at OMEA State Convention

Symphonic Winds will perform at the 2015 Ohio Music Education Association (OMEA) state convention. They were invited to perform Saturday, February 7, 2015 for representatives from many of the 612 public school districts and 51 colleges and universities in Ohio.

The convention will be held February 5-7, 2015 in the new Cleveland Convention Center, Cleveland, Ohio. OMEA is the third largest of the 52 federated state affiliates of NAfME, the National Association for Music Education. OMEA members are involved at all levels of music education, serving more than 1.8 million public school students in Ohio. The mission of OMEA is to advance music education by encouraging the study and making of music by all.

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Let’s make this a record year for the Kroger Rewards Program!

This is our easiest fundraiser – simply pay for your groceries using your Kroger Plus Card and once it has been registered every purchase helps to support the Lakota West Band program. CLICK HERE to learn how to register your Kroger Plus Card so you can start to earn money for The Lakota West Bands.

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