Music and Choir

Band

Sponsor: Adam Diller

To provide students with the opportunity to improve musically, enter various musical competitions, meet new friends and have fun. Students will have opportunities to play with the Marching Band, Concert and Symphonic Band, Jazz Band, and Basketball Pep Bands.

Hours: This is an elective course

Pre-Requisite: Student must have been enrolled in band during the previous school year

Choir

Sponsor: Miranda Gadson

Choir provides an opportunity for students to showcase their singing talents in a variety of ways. Interested students can enroll in Mixed Choir as an elective performance class or they can audition for Concert Choir. Both Choirs perform at various events throughout the school year. Students who are selected for Concert Choir are expected to participate the entire year.

Hours: Taken as an elective course

Drum Line

Sponsors: Miranda Gadson

Students will study and learn various percussion techniques and will have several opportunities to participate in competitive performances. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA or higher.

Hours: Mondays after school

Gospel Choir

Sponsor: Miranda Gadson

Students will learn to sing contemporary gospel music selections and perform at various functions throughout the school year, including the Winter Concert & Spring Gospel Choir Concert.

Hours: Mondays, 3:00-5:00 pm in Choir Room

Orchestra

Sponsor: Virginia Long-Cecil

Orchestra provides a full credit course to string players with a desire to continue performing and playing their instruments. Performances include Sing-A-Long, Winter Concert, ISSMA Solo and Ensemble, the all school musical pit, and the Spring Fine Arts Festival. Interested students should have played from the 5th or 6th grade level or have taken lessons.

Hours: Students can participate in orchestra during Zero Hour [6:45-7:35 am] or take as an elective course