High School Music
Students at Mound Westonka High School take elective band and choir courses that build on skills taught at the elementary and middle school levels. MWHS band and choir programs have active
parent booster groups that work to financially support the purchase of instruments and music, honors opportunities and tours.
- Concert Band (grade 8)
- Symphonic Band (grades 9-12)
- Wind Ensemble (grades 9-12, audition required)
- Bel Canto (grades 8-12)
- Cantabile (grades 8-12)
- Concert Choir (grades 9-12, audition required)
The MWHS Pep Band supports the school community through performances at sporting events, as well as at pep fests, parades and student celebrations assemblies.
The MWHS Jazz Band is an auditioned, extra-curricular band that performs jazz and popular music. Jazz Band annually performs three concerts and participates in various festivals, as well as the Section Jazz Band Contest.
Each fall, the Mound Westonka High School band and choir programs come together to put on a fall musical. The musicians are continually honored by the Hennepin Theatre Trust with Spotlight Musical Theatre Awards.
Madd Jazz is a 12-member auditioned, extra-curricular vocal jazz ensemble that performs jazz and other popular music. Madd Jazz carols extensively in the community during the winter holiday season, including weekly appearances at Lord Fletchers. They perform at all MWHS Choir concerts throughout the year, at the Region 2AA Solo/Ensemble Contest and at other community events.