Wind Ensemble - Period 1, 7:20-8:00 AM

 

Honors Wind Ensemble, open to grades 10-12, by audition only.  Elite wind band, often one player per part, requires ability to commit to and attend several festivals and clinics during the spring semester.  Historically, this ensemble has experienced prestigous performance opportunities and venues regionally and nationally.  Students in this ensemble also perform as orchestral wind players in the BR Symphony Orchestra.

 

Wind Ensemble Syllabus

 

Symphonic Band - Period 3, 9:02-9:42 AM

 

Open to grades 10-12, no audition required.  Wind band is open to all upperclass students who are interested in continuing with music and performing standard symphonic band repertoire.  Often the largest curricular band, students experience dynamic and highly expressive repertoire as a full ensemble, as well as attend the CJMEA Concert Band Festival (along with the Wind Ensemble).

 

Symphonic Band Syllabus

 

Concert Band - Period 8, 12:55-1:35 PM

 

Open to grade 9, no audition required.  This ensemble allows for all incoming 9th grade students to experience a high school band schedule as a unified grade level.  This ensemble feeds Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble upon students' successful completion of freshman year of high school.

 

Concert Band Syllabus