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Retiree: Mark Kretschmer

Mark Kretschmer stands next to the awards the band has been awarded from the State Music Festival.
May 31, 2018

Q: What college did you attend? A: I attended The University of Iowa.   Q: How many years have you been a band director? A: I have been teaching overall 39 years.   Q: How long...

Students prepare for solo and ensemble competition

West’s music department will hold solo and ensemble at West on Apr. 14. This is an example of what a solo might look like.
March 31, 2018

On Apr. 14, West’s music department is holding solo and ensemble at West. Students from the band, orchestra, and the choir department are able to participate. As of 2018, there were 49 entries, all...

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