• Band

  • Wind Ensemble

    This varsity level band provides an opportunity for students to continue instrumental development at an advanced level. This band will perform as a part of the total band program at all designated football games, pep assemblies, parades, marching contests, concerts, and festivals. Time will be required outside of class for rehearsals, trips, and other engagements. Attendance at all outside of school rehearsals and performances is required. This is a full-year course. Course placement is determined by audition.


  • Wind Symphony

    This non-varsity level band provides an opportunity for students to continue instrumental development at an intermediate/advanced level. This band will perform as a part of the total band program at all designated football games, pep assemblies, parades, marching contests, concerts, and festivals. Time will be required outside of class for rehearsals, trips, and other engagements. Attendance at all outside of school rehearsals and performances is required. This is a full-year course. Course placement is determined by audition.

Preston Pierce
Band
 
  • Symphonic Band

    This non-varsity level band provides an opportunity for students to continue instrumental development at an intermediate level. This band will perform as a part of the total band program at all designated football games, pep assemblies, parades, marching contests, concerts, and festivals. Time will be required outside of class for rehearsals, trips, and other engagements. Attendance at all outside of school rehearsals and performances is required. This is a full-year course. Course placement is determined by audition.



  • Jazz Orchestra

    This advanced-level course is for those students interested in pursuing the study and performance of jazz/popular music. Students will perform in a variety of formal and informal settings and may participate in festivals and competitions. This course must be taken in conjunction with Band except when instrumentation needs cannot be met with students within the band program. The study of improvisation will be incorporated into the curriculum of this course. Course placement is determined by audition.

Preston Pierce
Band
 

  • Jazz Ensemble

    This intermediate-level course is for those students interested in pursuing the study and performance of jazz/popular music. Students will perform in a variety of formal and informal settings and may participate in festivals and competitions. This course must be taken in conjunction with Band I except when instrumentation needs cannot be met with students within the band program. The study of improvisation will be incorporated into the curriculum of this course. Course placement is determined by audition.

Preston Pierce
Band
 

  • Additional Information about the band program can be found at planowestband.org This information includes marching band, drum line, color guard, winter guard, and the numerous chamber ensembles.