This course is designed for students wishing to experience the art of instrumental music. Students will perform music of many genres and stylistic eras. High school band includes marching band and concert band with opportunities for solo and small ensemble performance. The marching band will perform at all home varsity football games and will compete at several marching competitions and parades. The concert band will perform at Christmas and spring concerts, as well as evaluative festivals and graduation ceremonies.Prerequisite: Prior Band Experience*Note: Students are required to attend early band practice, performances and competitions that are outside normal school hours.