Beginning Band

All 6th Grade Band Members meet once a day during school. Students participate in Winter and Spring Concert. Most will attend Concert Performance Assessment. Any Beginning Band student may participate in the Carowinds Festival of Music and Solo and Ensemble.

 

Intermediate Band

All 7th Grade Band Members meet once a day during school. Students participate in Winter and Spring Concert. Any Intermediate Band student may participate in the Carowinds Festival of Music and Solo and Ensemble. These students are eligible to audition for Wind Ensemble and Drumline, and may choose to audition for Region and County honor bands.

 

Advanced Band

All 8th Grade Band Members meet once a day during school. Students participate in Winter and Spring Concert and in 8th Grade Night. Any Advanced Band student may participate in the Southern Star Music Festival and Solo and Ensemble. These students are eligible to audition for Wind Ensemble and Drumline, and may choose to audition for Region and County honor bands.

 

Wind Ensemble

An auditioned group of 7th and 8th grade band members that meets before and after school in addition to their daily band class. These students participate in the SC Concert Performance Assessment, audition for honor bands, are featured at the Conductor’s Circle Concert, and may go on the annual Orlando trip.

 

Drumline

Open for any 7th and 8th grade band member to audition for. Meets from March-June. The Drumline is featured in the Finale portion of the Spring Concert, and at the 8th grade Awards Day, as well as various other performances.