Extracurricular Ensembles

Brass Choir

  • Who: All brass instrumentalists (trumpet, horn, trombone, euphonium, tuba)
  • What: This ensemble focuses on performing brass choir literature and participates in the State Large Ensemble Festival. The ensemble is directed by Mr. Ahlemeyer.
  • When: Rehearsals are once a week after school, starting after Marching Band season.
  • Auditions: Yes, but only for chair placements. All are welcome to participate!

Woodwind Choir

  • Who: All woodwind instrumentalists (flute, oboe, bassoon, clarinet, bass clarinet, saxophones)
  • What: This ensemble focuses on performing woodwind choir literature and participates in the State Large Ensemble Festival. The ensemble is directed by Mr. McKeever.
  • When: Rehearsals are once a week after school, starting after Marching Band season.
  • Auditions: Yes, but only for chair placements. All are welcome to participate!

Jazz Lab Band

  • Who: All instrumentalists, including rhythm section (guitar, piano, vibraphone, bass, drum set)
  • What: This ensemble focuses on performing jazz literature in a jazz combo setting. There is a strong emphasis on learning improvisational skills. The ensemble is directed by Mr. McKeever.
  • When: Once a week after school, starting after Marching Band season.
  • Auditions: No. All are welcome to participate!

Modulation Z

  • Who: All percussionists
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  • Auditions: Yes

Winterguard

  • Who: All percussionists
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  • Auditions: Yes

Musical Pit Orchestra

  • Who: Most brass and woodwind instrumentalists and percussionists (instrumentation depends on the production)
  • What: This ensemble serves as the pit orchestra for the high school's spring musical.
  • When: After-school rehearsals and evening performances in February, March, and April.
  • Auditions: No. All are welcome to participate!