MUSIC NEWS

THIS WEEK IN NEWS...

April 16, 2022

 

This past Saturday, the West Ranch Winter Percussion competed at the SCPA Championships at Toyota Arena in Ontario. The Winter Percussion placed 1st in World Concert and were crowned the 2022 Gold Medalists and State Champions!! After moving to the most elite division, West Ranch earned a 6th place finish in Scholastic World!

Congratulations to the entire WR Percussion program and to Mr. Hufford and Director Julio Diaz!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

April 15, 2022

 

 

The West Ranch Jazz is back at Disneyland! Last Friday, the WR Studio A Jazz Band performed at the Imagination Campus at Disneyland California Adventure. Congratulations to the Studio A Jazz Band and Director, Brian Leff!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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April 3, 2022

The WR Winterguard competed at the WGASC Signature Show in Arcadia this past Saturday and placed 2nd with a score of 81.33!! With an impressive score, they are closing the gap to surpassing the next guard up. Congratulations to West Ranch Winterguard for a beautiful & energetic performance!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 28, 2022

After much success and hard work, the West Ranch Winter Marching Percussion recently was promoted to the highest possible level that they can compete in. There are only 18 high school groups in this division called "Percussion Scholastic World Class" in the entire world. Congratulations to our Marching Percussion!

This past weekend our two ensembles competed at the second largest competition in the world for winter percussion. Our Concert Percussion group received the highest score in the nation and achieved 1st place and Marching Percussion received 8th place in their new elite division.

Congrats to the entire West Ranch Percussion Team, Band Director Mr. Stephen Hufford and to Percussion Director Julio Diaz! Great Job!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

March 20, 2022

CONGRATULATIONS!!

Last week the Hart District Honor Jazz Band was announced and West Ranch had 6 students selected out of a band of 19!  The most of any district school!

 

Tenor 1 - Daniel Lobker

Trumpet 1 - Ethan Say

Trumpet 4 - Nury Lee

Trombone 3 - Alex Voetberg

Piano - Celine Chen

Bass - Quinn Sims

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Honor Jazz Band will perform at Super Jazz at the Ranch on May 21st.  Congratulations to these students and to Wildcat Jazz Director Mr. Leff!

 

March 15, 2022

West Ranch welcomed back the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra at the WR Performance Arts Theater.

Glenn Miller was a big band icon with hits such as "In the Mood", "Moonlight Serenade", "Tuxedo Junction", "Pennsylvania 6-5000" and many more. This was the sixth time that the Glenn Miller Orchestra has performed at West Ranch and for Santa Clarita. And West Ranch's own Studio A Jazz Band will be performed as the opening act.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Nury Lee

Celine Chen

Quinn Sims

Ethan Say

Alex Voetberg

Daniel Lobker