Wind Ensemble is open for intermediate to advanced wind and percussion instrumentalists of all grade levels. The course emphasizes development of performance skills, musical interpretation and individual technique. Through rehearsals, clinics and performances, students will broaden their musical abilities with the study of intermediate to advanced literature of various musical styles and historical periods. Regular practice outside of rehearsals is expected, and private lessons are strongly recommended. Attendance at all public performances is required. Honors credit for this course is available by application. Prerequisite: Previous experience on a band instrument or teacher approval. 

Wind Symphony is designed for the most advanced wind and percussion instrumentalists. Due to the soloistic nature of part assignments, there is a strong emphasis on individual preparation and performance. The course emphasizes advanced performance skills, musical interpretation and individual technique. Through rehearsals, clinics and performances, students will broaden their musical abilities with the study of the finest wind literature of various musical styles and historical periods. Regular practice outside of rehearsals is expected, and private lessons are strongly recommended. Attendance at all public performances is required. Honors credit for this course is available by application. Prerequisite: Audition required

Concert Band is open to all freshmen wind and percussion instrumentalists, or beginning instrumentalists from all grade levels, and is designed to further the musical development of the student through concentrated study on music fundamentals and performance techniques. Appropriate high school literature of various musical styles and historical periods will be studied and performed at concerts. Regular practice outside of rehearsals is expected, and private lessons are strongly recommended. Attendance at all public performances is required. Prerequisite: Previous experience on a band instrument or teacher approval. 

HPHS CONCERT BANDS

WIND SYMPHONY
WIND ENSEMBLE
CONCERT BAND