LENGTH: Year GRADES: 9,10, 11, 12 PREREQUISITE: Audition
The Advanced Band is the premier ensemble in the band program and is designed for the advanced musician. Members of the Advanced Band are expected to exhibit the finest in musicianship and consistently demonstrate the self-discipline and responsibility necessary for the organization to achieve success. It is expected that students will strive to participate in the District Band, All-State Band, ISSMA Solo and Ensemble contest, and should be enrolled in private lessons. Rehearsals are during the school day with occasional after school commitments. Membership is by audition. This is organization equals 3 letter points per semester and is a co-curricular activity. Membership qualifies the student to be eligible for other ensembles: marching band, jazz band, pep band, orchestra winds and pit.