-Beginner Band is open to all 5th & 6th grade students who want to learn a new instrument. No experience is necessary. We will teach you everything including how to read music.
-Intermediate Band is open to 2nd year band students in 6th – 8th grade. All students in this class have had at least one year of band or private instruction.
-Advanced Band is selected by audition only. Middle school students selected for this group have had at least 2 years of band or private study. This group performs 1 time in the fall and 2 times in the spring. Some of our 8th grade members also participate in the marching band at the West Campus.
This performance based group is conducted the fall semester of the school year. High school students will perform at area football games as well as community, state, and national concerts and competitions. After school and summer rehearsals are required to participate in the half-time show. Membership is open to any student who has completed prior musical training in a middle school band or other public or private institution. Duration of the membership lasts one year.
-Middle School Praise Band (Direct Connection) for 6th – 8th grade students is a vocal & band class. The group consist of 6th, 7th, and 8th graders who serve as a praise and worship band in the school chapel program throughout the year. These young students play their own instruments (keyboards, drums, guitars, strings, and horns) and sing their own vocals. Direct Connection is under the leadership of Mr. Walter Cazalas.
-High School Worship Leadership Team is an auditioned group, chosen in the spring semester, which leads our students in chapel worship. During class time students will rehearse for chapel performances, learn how to lead worship and lead others into the presence of God. Members of this group are leaders in the school not only musically but spiritually as well.
For anyone who wants to perform with the Marching Band during the halftime shows at the football games. No experience is required but performing at every football game is mandatory. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Mr. Matt Squires for more info.