Welcome to Mrs. Solano’s

WWMS Band Page

Woodrow Wilson Middle School Bands

The Woodrow Wilson Middle School Band Program is committed to providing its students a comprehensive music education experience, while also integrating charecter development in an instrumental performance setting. The Woodrow Wilson Band Program holds itself to a high performance standard for it’s 200 participating students. In addition to beginning band classes, the program also offers concert band classes during the school day.

The Woodrow Wilson Jazz Ensemble is an extra-curricular band which meets outside of school, and is known around the state of Indiana for its rich history of competative success. The jazz band has won several honorable mentions at jazz festivals in Indiana and Kentucky, has recorded and published albums in the past, and is known for performing its music at a high level within the Terre Haute community.

About Mrs. Celia Solano

Mrs. Celia Solano was born and raised in Terre Haute, Indiana. Her musical journey began when she started learning piano at age six. She then attended Woodrow Wilson Middle School from 2007 – 2010, where she learned trombone under the direction of Mr. David Nearpass. Solano graduated from Terre Haute North in 2014, and Indiana State University in 2018, with a B.M.E. in Music Education – Instrumental. She taught band grades 5 – 12 in Decatur County, Indiana for two years before moving back home to work at her middle school alma mater in 2020.

Woodwind Students:

  • Band book – Sound Innovations
  • Instrument
  • Neck strap
  • Reeds
  • Instrument Swab / other care supplies
Brass Students:

  • Band Book – Sound Innovations
  • Instrument
  • Valve oil/slide cream
  • Slide grease
  • Polishing cloth
Percussion:

  • Band Book – Sound Innovations
  • Snare drum sticks
  • NO gum or food in the band room.
  • NO cell phones – must be out of sight and on silent
  • Maintain rehearsal ettiquite. Do not talk or play out of turn. Raise your hand if you have a question. Stay in your seat until dismissed.
  • Arrive to class on time and prepared every day with ALL your needed supplies. This includes your instrument, your music, a pencil, and your chromebook.
  • Masks must be worn at all times. Musician masks will be worn during the playing portion of class.
Weekly Schedule

Monday: Remote Day – Check in with Advisory teachers and check all class announcements on Canvas.

Tuesday: “Warrior” / “A” Day – all band classes with an “A” after it on your schedule will meet.

Wednesday: “Pride” / “B” Day – all band classes with a “B” after it on your schedule will meet.

Thursday: “Warrior” / “A” Day

Friday: “Pride” / “B” Day

Daily Schedule

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