Wind Ensembles

All groups perform in our Winter and Spring Concerts.  The Honors Wind Ensemble and the GT Wind Ensemble also perform at the BCPS Band Assessments in March.  Many students are invited to perform at the THS Commencement Ceremony.  Some students may also have the opportunity to perform in Walt Disney World each even-numbered year.

Honors Symphonic Winds
The ensemble is an intermediate level performance group.  Fundamental concepts of tuning, tone production, and wind band techniques are reinforced and developed.  This group performs Grades 2, 3, and 4 literatures with the goal of preparing students to qualify for the GT Wind Ensemble. 

Honors Wind Ensemble
The ensemble is an intermediate level performance group. Fundamental concepts of tuning, tone production, and wind band techniques are reinforced and developed.  This group performs Grades 3, 4, and 5 literatures with the goal of preparing students to qualify for the GT Wind Ensemble.  Students in this group are strongly encouraged to audition for the Baltimore County All Honors Band, All State Band, the BSO Side-by-Side Orchestra, and to participate in the Solo and Ensemble Festival.

GT Wind Ensemble
The ensemble is an advanced level performance group. This group performs Grades 4, 5, and 6 literatures. Fundamental concepts of tuning, tone production, and wind band techniques are reinforced and developed.  Students in this group are strongly encouraged to audition for the Baltimore County All Honors Band, All State Band, the BSO Side-by-Side Orchestra, and to participate in the Solo and Ensemble Festival.



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