• CONCERT BAND

    Concert Band is a large ensemble for students who play band instruments. Emphasis will be on the preparation and performance of grade III-IV wind literature. Students will hone individual playing techniques, as well as develop ensemble skills throughout the year. Although the focus will be full ensemble performance, chamber music, music theory, and music history will be studied. Students will have the opportunity to audition for the Central District Music Festival. Although it is not required, private study is highly recommended for students enrolled in this course. This course is open to all students who have two years playing experience. Students are required to perform in all band concerts at the high school and the MICCA Festival. Unless directed otherwise by the high school director, all interested, entering freshman should enroll in concert band.

    WIND SYMPHONY 

    Wind Symphony is an accelerated large ensemble for students who play band instruments. Emphasis will be on the preparation and performance of grade IV-VI wind literature. Students will hone individual playing techniques as well as develop ensemble skills throughout the year. Although the focus will be full ensemble performance, chamber music, music theory, and music history will be studied. Students will have the opportunity to audition for the Central District Music Festival. Although it is not required, private study is highly recommended for students enrolled in this course. Students are required to perform in all band concerts at the high school and the MICCA Festival. Admission to this class is by audition only.