Wind Ensemble II/Marching Band

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Wind Ensemble II (Intermediate Level)
Prerequisite: Audition
Year-Long Course • Grades 9-10-11-12
Fulfills HS Visual/Perf. Arts or General Elective

This course is open to select wind and percussion students by audition. The group studies and performs intermediate through advanced high school band literature. Students are tested on performance repertoire and all Major/Minor scales. Occasional after-school performances are mandatory.

 

Marching Band (During the Wind Ensemble II Period)
Year-Long Course • Grades 9-10-11-12
Fulfills HS P.E. Elective

This course is open to all interested students and highly recommended for all incoming freshmen who play a wind or percussion instrument. This class performs a wide variety of music for school events and wind ensemble concerts. The band participates at all home football games, select away games and some home basketball games. The group also performs at one parade and one halftime show per year. In addition to a large selection of music, students will learn basic marching steps and routines. Students may join this class during the Wind Ensemble II period by fulfilling the Wind II audition requirements. After school performances and rehearsals are mandatory.

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