Drumline – Director: Mr. Hernke
WHMS drum line is open to percussion students in 7th and 8th grade band only. Drumline will begin the third Tuesday of the school year and meet every Tuesday from 3 p.m until 4:15 p.m. unless announced. Students will learn how to play as an team that will be the backbone of the marching band. Drumline will also play for school concerts and various assemblies. Drumline will be taught by Mr. Rakowiecki and Mr. Hernke who is also the drumline coordinator for Brookfield Central and East High Schools.
Extreme Jazz – Director: Mr. Friedli
Members have the opportunity to experiment with improvisation & jazz style. 7th and 8th grade students who wish to join must audition. Instruments are percussion, trumpet, trombone, saxophone, bass guitar, & piano. Students must be enrolled in 7th or 8th grade band to participate in this ensemble.
Wild Cat Jazz Band – Director: Mr. Friedli
This band is open to all 6th grade students who play traditional Jazz Band instruments which include trumpets, saxophones, trombones, bass guitar and piano. There will be no auditions for the Wildcat Jazz Band. Students must be a member of band or orchestra in order to be in the ensemble.