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Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

The student news site of Westwood High School.

Westwood Horizon

Conducting, Band Director Thomas Turpin leads the Wind Ensemble at their sendoff concert. The Wind Ensemble was chosen to perform at a highly selective program, the Midwest Clinic. “I don’t think there is even a word in the dictionary to describe the emotion I’m feeling,” Mr. Turpin said. “Proud, absolutely, I’m honored to share the stage with these young artists.”

Wind Ensemble Showcases Pieces at Midwest Sendoff Concert

Jacob Chow, Heritage Staff December 18, 2023

In preparation for the Midwest Clinic, the Westwood Wind Ensemble held a sendoff performance of their Midwest program on Thursday, Dec. 14 at the Raymond E. Hartfield Performing Arts Center (PAC) before...

Current band members, incoming freshmen, alumni, and parents watch in excitement as a video summarizing the 2022 marching show plays. They got to see what next year’s show will be about and hear some of the show’s music.

Band Attends Show Reveal for 2022 Marching Band Season

Hannah McDonough and Julianna Patterson March 11, 2022

On Monday, March 7, members of the Westwood Warrior Band attended the annual show reveal for the 2022 fall marching band season. After much anticipation, the theme was announced to current band members,...

Warming up in the Cedar Ridge High School cafeteria for Region auditions, French horn player Carrie Li ‘22 plays a few measures of her etudes.

6A Region Results Mark Another Successful Year for Westwood Warrior Band

Hannah Jourdan, Reporter January 5, 2022

To foster musical growth across the state, Texas Music Educators Association (TMEA) Region 26 members anonymously auditioned for 6A Region Band at Cedar Ridge High School from Dec. 10 to 11. 82 students...

With other mellophones beside him in a concert arc, section leader Ian Kim ‘22 quickly gets set to warm up at the beginning of rehearsal on Friday, Sept. 10. Though the non-competitive marching season in 2020 was difficult, it inspired him to become an example for his peers this year. “It’s my duty to help the underclassmen appreciate band the way that I appreciate it,” Kim said.

‘Human Again’: Westwood Warrior Marching Band Carries on Timeless Legacy

Hannah Jourdan, Reporter September 16, 2021

Scattered across a 300 foot stretch of fading yard lines sat the occasional convoy for athletics: six or ten cars, trunks agape and flooding with lacrosse sticks or football gear. Otherwise in this...

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