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Spartan Showcase 2014

Good day Spartan Band Members and Supporters.

On October 23rd the Spartan Showcase  (Spartan Supper) was held at WSMS.  Featured among the many presentations were our very own Concert and Symphonic Bands.  The very best words to describe the performances were made by Spartan Band director,  Mr. Scott:

I would like to take a moment to thank you all for coming out and showing support for our amazing program. The Spartan Supper was a huge success for our students and they once again exceeded my expectations!! Our Beginning Band students (both 6th graders and 7th and 8th graders) have progressed much faster than I thought and I think you will be surprised at their progress for our next concert!!

This is going to be an amazing year and I am once again humbled to be a part of their musical growth. I get to come in every day and work with great groups of students that continually make my life a joy and teach me how to be a better teacher. Moments like these wouldn’t be possible without such a great group of supporters. You guys make my job a lot easier by supporting our students and making sure that they are not only good musicians but good people in general.

Bryan Scott

Thank you Mr. Scott for those very kind words. We’ve received a couple of photos from the performance,  and we wanted to share those with you here. If you have any more photos of the concert that you would like to see on the band’s site, please email them to   Thank you Emily Fowler for submitting the following two photos.

WSMS Spartan Concert Band - Spartan Showcase 2014
WSMS Spartan Concert Band – Spartan Showcase 2014
WSMS Spartan Symphonic Band - Spartan Showcase 2014
WSMS Spartan Symphonic Band – Spartan Showcase 2014

Upcoming Events Reminder – Band Booster Meeting (11/06/2014):  We will be having our next band booster meeting November 6 at 6:30 PM in the WSMS auditorium.  Please plan to attend.  Our last meeting was a great success and we need you to help make the next one successful too.

That’s all for now. Thank you for all you do to help our students.

Kind Regards,

WSMS Spartan Band Boosters

Welcome to the 2014-2015 School Year.

Good day Spartan Band Students and Supporters.

Welcome to the 2014-2015 school year. We hope everyone had a great summer.

To get the WSMS Spartan Band year rolling here are a few notes from Mr. Scott.

You may have seen this same information in a recent email from Mr. Scott, but we’d like to make sure everyone gets this important information.

Band Booster Rationale:

I know some of you might be wondering about the reasons for having a booster organization. This is to help facilitate the arts education of our band students. It is very hard to get money from the district to pay for certain things like private lessons, performing groups like the ensemble mentioned above, and travel expenses. I hope that everyone is interested will come to the meeting and see what it is all about. If we can set up this organization the right way I have big plans ahead!

Band Fee:

I am putting in a yearly band fee for each student of $40. This is to cover expenses related to band events like All-West Auditions, Solo and Ensemble participation, and music purchases. This means that the money that is usually paid by the students as the year progresses will be paid all at once to make it a little easier on everyone.

Thank you

Mr. Bryan Scott

Also, please have a look at the upcoming events page to see what activities are currently scheduled. This is going to be an exciting year of growth for the WSMS Spartan Band, and we will put details of all the excitement here.

One more note from your friendly WSMS Spartan Band web guy. He wants to make your student famous on our website, so please send photos of your band student in action. Please be sure to include a name, or a small caption with the pictures. Email your pictures to