Marching Band Performance: Statesmen vs Parkway Central – September 28, 2018

Hixson Night Photo Gallery

2017 Holiday Band Concert Videos

On Thursday, December 7, the Wind Symphony and Symphonic Bands performed their holiday concerts for a packed house of family and friends in newly renovated Knight Auditorium. Please enjoy these videos of both performances, courtesy of Tim O’Brien.

Marching Band Performance: Statesmen vs Rockwood Summit – October 13, 2017

On Senior Night, a nail-biting finish that didn’t go the way of the Statesmen didn’t diminish what was overall a captivating game on a gorgeous October evening. The marching band shows were top-notch as usual, and business was brisk at the concession stand. Many, many thanks to our graduating seniors for four years of hard work, unforgettable performances, and lasting memories!

Marching Band Performance: Statesmen vs Lafayette – September 29, 2017

On September 29, the WGHS band program continued the spirited tradition of Hixson night, when 8th graders join the high school marching band on field for a special halftime performance. As usual, despite holding no joint practices, the combined unit sounded fantastic. The high school band’s pregame show featured the debut performance of Queen’s smash hit, “Bohemian Rhapsody, and all in attendance can attest that it was worth the wait. While the Statesmen fell to the Lancers in the game’s final moments, all four quarters were thrilling, the weather was perfect, and the mini-cheerleaders were a delight!

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!