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CHS Wind Symphony

Wind Symphony – full year-long course – students grade 9-12 Prerequisite: Audition or recommendation of high school/middle school director The Chelsea High School Wind Symphony is intended for the most advanced wind and percussion students in the high school band program. The emphasis of this course will be on the development of the musical and technical skills necessary to study the most advanced wind and percussion literature. Band members will learn how to perform (in large group, small group, and solo situations) utilizing proper technical, musical, and rhythmical strategies, experience a variety of different musical styles and genres, and be exposed to the theoretical and historical aspects of instrumental wind and percussion instruments and literature at the most advanced proficiency level. This ensemble will perform with the Concert Band comprising the Bulldog Marching Band, and will be responsible for performing at all home football games. The Wind Symphony will perform formal concerts, at festivals, civic functions/parades, and various school events. Members of this ensemble will also have the opportunity to participate in pep-band, jazz band, and various other school musical ensembles. This course may be taken more than once.

Aug 20, 2014, 8:52 AM