High School Band

Semesters:  1 or 2
Grade level: 
8 - 12
Prerequisite: 
5th Grade, 6th Grade, and 7th Grade Band
Description:

  The class has a band performance-oriented curriculum which includes grade levels eight through twelve.  Students are expected to make certain extra-time commitments and achieve skill levels necessary for a competitive 3A high school band.  The high school band keeps an active marching performance schedule with football games and marching contests.  During the rest of the school year the band performs as a concert ensemble with concerts and contests.  Extra individual performance opportunities are provided for advanced students as well as individual instruction.  Performance goals and schedules differ from year to year based on instructional needs and limitations.