Our Bands

Beginning Band

This course is designed for students with no music or band experience. It provides students with the basic skills necessary to develop musical independence. A rudimentary level of music is studied and performed. Basic instrumental technique and music-reading skills are taught through the rehearsal of music and the study of rhythms and fundamentals.

Cadet Band

This course is designed for students who completed 5th Grade Band in Elementary School. Music is studied and performed from an entry and intermediate level of middle school repertoire. Sight-reading skills and basic theory are intermixed in the education of music styles.

Intermediate Band

This course is designed for students with 1-2 years of band experience. Music from an intermediate and advanced level of middle school repertoire is studied and performed. Sight-reading skills and basic theory are intermixed in the education of music styles and history.

Symphonic Band

This course is open to students who have completed 2-3 years of band, and membership is by audition and/or director selection. Music from an advanced middle school level and entry-level high school repertoire is studied and performed. Sight-reading skills and basic theory are intermixed in the education of music styles and history.

Jazz Band

This ensemble rehearses twice a week before school. This course is open to students in 7th and 8th grade.

Pep Band

This ensemble performs at school pep rallies, Renaissance rallies and other events helping to promote school culture. Symphonic Band serves as the school pep band.