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Symphonic Band (full year) 

Symphonic Band is an elite level performance-oriented ensemble aimed at students who enjoy playing an instrument, typically reserved for upperclassmen or more advanced musicians.  The primary goal of the Symphonic Band is to learn level-appropriate, fun, quality symphonic band literature, while also polishing technique and instrumental skills.  The Symphonic Band meets daily as part of the student’s schedule, and performs three concerts and one or more concert band festivals each year.  Daily attendance, contribution, and participation are necessary for the successful completion of this course.  The Symphonic Band typically performs music at the 4-6 grade level.

Concert Band

Concert Band is an advanced level performance-oriented ensemble aimed at students who  play an instrument, typically reserved for students who are demonstrating success in the development of higher level skills.  The primary goal of the Concert Band is to learn level-appropriate, fun, quality symphonic band literature, while also reinforcing good technique and instrumental skills.  The Concert Band meets daily as part of the student’s schedule, and performs three concerts each year.  Daily attendance, contribution, and participation are necessary for the successful completion of this course.  The Concert Band typically performs music grade level 3-4.

Varsity Band

Varsity Band is a performance-oriented ensemble aimed at students who enjoy playing an instrument, typically reserved for students who are still developing important skills.  The primary goal of the Varsity Band is to learn level-appropriate, fun, quality symphonic band literature, while also establishing good technique and instrumental skills.  The Varsity Band meets daily as part of the student’s schedule, and performs three concerts each year.  Daily attendance, contribution, and participation are necessary for the successful completion of this course.  Varsity Band typically plays music grade level 2-3.