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Band Students Compete at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest

Band Students Compete at the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest

By Srilekha Cherukuvada, Heritage Copy Editor, Horizon Weekly Editor

June 7, 2019

Musicians from all over Texas travelled to the University of Texas at Austin for the Texas State Solo and Ensemble Contest (TSSEC), in which they competed for a superior rating. Students who advanced from...

Choir Holds Coffeehouse As Final Concert

Choir Holds Coffeehouse As Final Concert

May 16, 2019

The choir program, led by Head Director Andre Clark hosted a “Coffeehouse” for students on Friday, May 10 during both lunches. The students had the opportunity to sing for their friends and also ...

Students Recognized at Choir Banquet

Students Recognized at Choir Banquet

May 14, 2019

In a ceremonial closing of this year, choir hosted a banquet on Thursday, May 10 to celebrate the achievements of both individual members and the choir as a whole. The banquet was sponsored by the W...

Orchestra Holds Final Concert of Year

Orchestra Holds Final Concert of Year

May 13, 2019

Orchestra performed their fifth and final concert of the year on Wednesday, May 8. They continued the newly established tradition of playing with videos, this year dubbing the occasion “Night at the...

Band Holds Banquet to Celebrate End of Year

Band Holds Banquet to Celebrate End of Year

May 12, 2019

The cafeteria was engulfed with energy as students, parents, and families all gathered to celebrate a great year in band during the band banquet on Friday, May 3. The annual banquet consisted of speec...

Band Earns Four Sweepstakes at UIL

Band Earns Four Sweepstakes at UIL

May 10, 2019

Throughout the month of April, Westwood Band competed in the UIL Concert and Sight-Reading Evaluation at the Pflugerville and Georgetown Performing Arts Centers. During the spring concert season, students p...

Choir Performs Diverse Music at ‘Cabaret’

Choir Performs Diverse Music at ‘Cabaret’

April 30, 2019

Following last year’s theme of ‘The Grammys,’ Westwood Choir presented Cabaret, with the theme of ‘Music Festivals,’ on Saturday, April 27. This year’s theme offered a wide variety in ch...

IB Seniors Present a Diverse Interpretation of Art

IB Seniors Present a Diverse Interpretation of Art

April 15, 2019

After a two-year long assignment, IB Art students were able to showcase their pieces in the IB Art Exhibition, which took place in the Lecture Hall throughout the week. The assignment was left f...

Band Prepares for Contest with Pre-UIL Concert

Band Prepares for Contest with Pre-UIL Concert

April 12, 2019

Friends and family gathered to watch the band perform in the Pre-UIL concert in the band hall on Wednesday, April 3. The top two bands, Wind Ensemble and Wind Symphony, worked countless hours both du...

Students Explore Forms of Art through Escapade

Students Explore Forms of Art through Escapade

April 11, 2019

SunDancers, Warrior Pride, dance classes, cheer, and middle school dance programs shared the stage for Escapade on Friday, April 5 and Saturday, April 6 to celebrate their abilities and passion for...

Students Advance in Band Solo Contest

Students Advance in Band Solo Contest

April 4, 2019

The band hall bustled with excitement as students prepared for the annual band solo contest on Saturday, March 30. After the preliminary round, three students from each instrument section moved on to ...

Theater Students Perform Modern Greek Tragedy for UIL

Theater Students Perform Modern Greek Tragedy for UIL

March 25, 2019

Throughout March, Westwood Theater performed their UIL competition show Iphigenia 2.0., written by Charles Mee. The story follows Euripides’ original Greek tragedy about love and sacrifice, but told...