Intermediate School

  • In the fifth grade students have the opportunity to explore band, choir, orchestra and visual arts in classes that rotate through the various subjects throughout the year.  At the end of their fifth grade year students will be given an opportunity to choose one of these Fine Arts subjects to study in depth in a full-year sixth grade course.

    In the sixth grade students are enrolled in homogeneous groupings of instruments. These classes focus on the development of correct musical and performance skills. The sixth grade classes combine on two or more occasions during the year to perform.

Junior High

  • At the Junior High level, students are placed in ability based groups and perform several concerts each year. In addition the students enter solo/ensemble and TMEA Region band events, and compete in the University Interscholastic League (UIL) concert and sight-reading events.

High School

  • High school band provides the students with their introduction to the marching program. The high school marching bands rehearse outside the school day during the first semester and perform at all football games, invitational marching competitions, and UIL marching contest. During the second semester the bands present several concerts, participate in TMEA auditions, compete in solo/ensemble events, and perform at UIL concert and sight reading competition. Additionally, each high school band member is given the opportunity to participate in an overnight trip every-other year.