WGHS Wind Symphony Performs at Powell Hall


See photos and listen to audio of the wonderful performance by Wind Symphony students. Thanks to Jessica Ingraham, Michael Gandlmayr, Laura Reinert, and the rest of the St. Louis Symphony for inviting us to play. Thank you Adam Maness for writing such a beautiful piece to honor the life of Drew Thompson! Thank you bassoonists; Felicia Foland, Vincent Karmanov, and Heather Mosley for your breathtaking performance.

Jazz at the Bistro Performance – Sept. 25, 2016


The Webster Groves High School jazz bands were invited to perform September 25 at Jazz at the Bistro, one of the top jazz venues in the world, in midtown’s Grand Center district. All three Webster jazz bands rose to the occasion, providing a wonderful evening of music for friends and family in a swanky setting. Here’s hoping this becomes an annual event!

2016 Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival


Jazz 1 dazzled the audience at the annual Old Webster Jazz and Blues Festival on Saturday, September 17, 2016. The weather was unseasonably warm and delightful, and the band jammed for a solid hour for a good variety of jazzy tunes. Kudos to the dedicated jazz students for another stellar performance!

Statesmen vs Hazelwood West – August 29, 2016


The inaugural marching band performance of the season was one to remember: beautiful weather and a dominant shutout victory by the Statesmen. The band impressed Webster fans with its halftime performance featuring the Beach Boys’ “Pet Sounds” album & whipped Webster fans into a frenzy with its raucous celebrations in the stands.

Holiday Jazz Concert with Matt Wilson Tree-O 2014


Indicative of the quality and depth of the WGHS Band program, world-class performers regularly stop in for Clinics and Concerts. This past holiday season was no exception with the Matt Wilson Tree-O visiting for a week of music & merriment. The week would not have been complete without a holiday Jazz concert like no other.

2014 Turkey Day Marching Band Images


The 106th match-up between Kirkwood and Webster Groves did not disappoint… The football game did not end in Webster’s favor, but the Marching Statesmen sounded & looked great! Light snow and clouds gave way to sunshine; with another memorable Turkey Day game at Moss Field.

City Museum Performance 2014


The Marching Statesmen annual performance at the City Museum is a highlight for the Band and their families. The students perform among the catwalks, stairs, cages, towers and airplanes(!) of MonstoCity performing selections from their Fall lineup. The Band thanks the City Museum for the opportunity!

Fall Family Picnic 2014


 

The Fall picnic is a great opportunity for Directors, students and families to get acquainted, have fun, and enjoy some good cooking! The Band Aides sponsor this annual event at Wehner Park in Shrewsbury for food and activities such as water balloon fights, tug-of-war and egg toss. Recently “Director’s Trivia” has introduced incoming Freshman families to the Directors in a unique way!