8th Grade Kalahari Music Festival
Thursday, April 21st
LIVESTREAM THE PERFORMANCE! We perform on Thursday, April 21st at 5:00 pm. Here is the link to take to view the performance live!
What should I bring with me?
Instrument - make sure your name and WMS clearly marked on your case.
-A bag with your Concert Attire (dress clothes that meet WMS -Dress Code, black on bottom and white on top)
-A small amount of money to purchase late breakfast/early lunch
-$10 for fast food breakfast that morning.
-$10 cash if you wish to rent a locker (however, there will be chaperons watching over student items the whole day.)
-something to occupy your time on the bus
-snacks for the bus if you think you will get hungry
-a positive and excited attitude
Where do I put all of my stuff when I get there?
-When you arrive, you can change your clothes in the locker room and then put all of your belongings in the WMS section of the pool deck.
-Instruments and music will stay on the bus until we will go as a group to eat a sack lunch and grab our belongings.
Do I need to bring food and what is there to eat?
-You will need to bring a small amount of money with you.
-There is a food court available to use where you can purchase items like pizza, burgers, sandwiches, etc.
-You may visit the Kalahari’s website and look up the dining they have available.
Do I go to the water park or the theme park?
-Unless you told me otherwise, everyone is signed up for the water park at the resort.
-There is a dry “theme park” that you can go to as well. The theme park side has attractions that are free, but please note that you need to bring extra cash if you plan to spend time in the arcade or bowling.
7:00 am - Load the Buses (remember your instrument, music, and concert clothing)
7:15 am - Depart the WMS
9:15 am - Late Breakfast/Early Lunch in the Wisconsin Dells
10:15 am - Arrive at the Kalahari Resort.
1:30pm - Leave the theme parks to change for our performances and have a school sack lunch on the bus.. You MUST be ready to go by 3:00 pm, so if you feel like you’ll need more time, please plan appropriately.
3:00 pm - Move into homerooms with instruments and equipment.
3:30 pm - Listen to two band perform and critique their performance. YOU NEED A PENCIL!
4:30 pm - Return to our homeroom to warm up and tune.
5:00 pm - Performance Time!!!
5:30 pm - Clinic session with adjudicator (percussion will go to a different room)
6:00 pm - Pizza Dinner
6:15 pm - Clear our homeroom, load the busses, and return home.
8:15 - 8:30 pm - Return to the WMS, unload the bus, and rest up for a fabulous Friday!