Woodrow Wilson Home Woodrow Wilson High School

100 S. Glasgow

Dallas, TX 75214

(972) 502-4400

 

WOODROW WILDCAT BAND

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CONGRATULATIONS VARSITY BAND!!

UIL SWEEPSTAKES 2017-2018

 

 

Woodrow Band 2018-19 Audition Etudes  

WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Flute.pdf

WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Oboe.pdf

WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Bassoon.pdf 

WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Clarinet.pdf 

 WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Bass Clarinet.pdf

 WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Alto and Baritone Sax.pdf

WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Tenor Sax.pdf 

WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Trumpet.pdf 

WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 French Horn.pdf 

WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Euphonium.pdf

 WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Trombone.pdf

 WOODROW AUDITION ETUDE 2018 Tuba.pdf

Marimba audition music.pdf 

 

 

 

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Wind Ensemble

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Symphonic Band

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Click the "Online Store" link above left 

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Marching Band and Jazz Band

Director: Chris Evetts
972-502-4437
Band Boosters:


Carrie Furman

214-632-2226

Peggy Fleitman

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Congratulations to the top Band in DISD!

The Wildcat Band scored straight 1's in UIL Marching,

Concert and Sightreading Performances. They advanced to AREA 

marching competition in October 2017 and were awarded with the

  SWEEPSTAKES trophy in April 2018!  Both firsts in Woodrow history!

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Woodrow Wilson’s band program welcomes all students who have a basic knowledge of reading music and playing an instrument. Anyone with a background in middle school band can participate in the Wildcat Band. 

*Band is a one-year course, not semester-based. Membership in both the marching and concert bands is a requirement.

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Wildcat Marching Band

The marching band is active in the Fall Semester. We perform at all football games and also compete at marching contests (including UIL). In addition, we often are asked to perform at community events, march in parades, play for the WW pep rallies, and many other events.  The Wildcat Band even marched in the Disney World Parade in 2015!

Rehearsals begin with Summer Band starting on August 1st and lasting until the first day of school. These include music rehearsals, sectionals, and outdoor marching rehearsals. This is also where band students get to know each other and make new friends before school even starts!

Once school begins, band starts each day at 7:30am and last through the end of first period. Attendance and participation in morning rehearsals is mandatory.

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Symphonic Band

“Concert season” begins when the last football game ends and lasts throughout the entire spring semester. This is an indoor group that works on advanced wind ensemble literature and also competes in individual music contests such as Dallas ISD All-City, UIL All-Region and also Solo & Ensemble.

Class begins each morning at 8:30am with all band members required to attend a once-a-week sectional for their instrument from 7:30am-8:15am.

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Jazz Band

A full-size ensemble, the jazz band is a class and also meets after school when scheduled. The jazz band plays a variety of music genres including swing, ballad, latin, rock & funk. Because some of the rhythm section instruments required for jazz band (such as piano, electric guitar, electric or upright bass) are not traditional band instruments, this is the only ensemble open to students who are not full members of the Wildcat Band Program. If a student not currently enrolled in band as a class is competent and interested in playing a rhythm section instrument, they are welcomed to be a part of the jazz band!

Chris Evetts, director of bands

Mr. Evetts joined Woodrow in July 2012. Prior to that, he taught band in Highland Park ISD and Richardson ISD (at Lake Highlands Highs School and Lake Highlands Junior School). 

Mr. Evetts graduated from TCU in 1994 and earned his Masters in Popular Music from the University of Liverpool, UK, in 2001. In 1996-97 he was part of the first ever world-tour of Barney the Dinosaur and in 1999-2000 he toured with the world-famous Glenn Miller Orchestra on Reed 5 playing alto & baritone sax, clarinet and bass clarinet. He sold two jazz arrangements to the GMO, one of which was featured as their encore on a live XM-Radio concert and was also recorded on their “On The Air” album.

Mr. Evetts has performed with numerous musical groups in Dallas/Fort Worth, including the Swingtime and Celebration Jazz Orchestras, the Dallas Christian Jazz Band, and the Dallas Civic Winds. He also created Mack Mallone & the Swing Machine in 1998 and co-founded the Rebel Alliance Jazz Ensemble in 2009.
He has made numerous UIL sweepstakes ratings over the years and considers himself to be a “program-builder” when it comes to school bands.

Contact Mr. Evetts at cevetts@dallasisd.org