Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, & Concert Band
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Accepted by audition only.
The Wind Ensemble is a select performance ensemble where students focus on the highest quality of musical output.
All students are expected to work on the NJ All-State solo for their instrument, participate in smaller chamber ensemble groups, and individually challenge themselves with their musicianship goals. Students are also expected to maintain respectful behavior and strive for outstanding performance in their academic work.
Taking private lessons, mentoring younger students and auditioning for outside honor groups is strongly encouraged.
Technical experience, rhythmic understanding, sight reading reading ability, tone quality and performance experience are all areas required of each Symphonic Band member.
Students are also expected to maintain respectful behavior and strive for outstanding performance in their academic work.
Student selected for the Symphonic Band must meet one of the two experience criteria:
1. Complete one year of the Concert Band course
2. Auditioned and selected for the All-South Jersey Junior High Band while in middle school.
Introduction HS Level Band Class
All incoming Freshmen band students from the Northfield, Linwood and Somers Point programs enter the Concert Band course. Upperclassmen already enrolled in Wind Ensemble or Symphonic Band who would like to perform on a secondary instrument are also encouraged to join this band class.
Incoming freshman from out of district are also placed in Concert Band.