Wind Ensemble is an audition-only performance ensemble with limited instrumentation that includes woodwinds, brass, and percussion instruments. The wind ensemble introduces the student to rigorous band literature of several styles and musical periods by composers of a variety of backgrounds. In addition to more advanced techniques, Wind Ensemble members are also provided with conducting, chamber and symphony orchestra opportunities. All Wind Ensemble musicians are strongly encouraged to take private lessons.
Orchestra offers the opportunity for string players to study and perform music of different styles and musical periods. We develop technique, cultivate leadership and nurture a passion for musical artistry. Students will have conducting opportunities and the ability to participate in a variety of chamber and ensemble experiences. At certain concerts, the string orchestra and wind ensemble combine to play as a full symphony orchestra. String players of all levels are welcome!
The Symphonic Band is a group composed of Freshmen and Non-Seniors whose repertoire and performances introduce the student to rigorous band literature of several styles and musical periods by composers of a variety of backgrounds. The band performs for several school and community activities throughout the year and offers a wide range of musical and social activities. Students of all levels, from beginner to advanced are welcome!
The Jazz Ensemble is an audition-only performance ensemble designed to offer the qualified instrumentalist the opportunity to study and perform a variety of jazz styles. There is an emphasis on improvisation, listening and sight-reading. As one of the more outwardly-facing ensembles, this group is involved in several performances throughout the community.
The pep band is composed of wind and percussion instrumentalists with the goal of showcasing spirit and pride on campus. Performance opportunities include various pep-rallies, community events and sporting events.