The Wauwatosa West High School Orchestra is part of the Wauwatosa School District, which is next to Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The orchestra has around a hundred members. The students are involved in a number of performances throughout the year, including a children's holiday outreach concert, performances at local nursing homes, regular concerts, an all city string festival, community gigs, the school's Multicultural Fair, and more. The orchestra has previous traveled to the Grand Canyon, Hawaii, China, and other locations.
All Wauwatosa West High School Orchestra students learn a variety of music throughout the year, ranging from large group ensemble music to solos and also smaller ensembles. Some students participate in our school's musical as members of the pit orchestra. Various members of the orchestra have participated in state level festivals and honors orchestras.