Fees: $30 course fee (this pays for transportation to festivals and festival registration), $10 uniform usage/cleaning fee, ASB card, band shoes (one-time fee), band shirt and hat (one-time fee), tuxedo rental (men only), instrument rental (if applicable), and travel costs (for students that choose to participate in band trips).
Learning Recommendations: Two or more years at middle school, private instruction, or teacher approval.
General Description: This is an elective course that provides brass, woodwind, and percussion students continuous training in the musical and technical skills necessary for membership in the Wind Ensemble. Performances include concerts, contests, festivals, assemblies, athletic events, parades, and community events. Emphasis is placed on group rehearsal techniques, sectionals and the development of instrumental and music reading skills. All members are strongly encouraged to study privately on their instrument. Please note: All Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble members are part of the Liberty Marching Band.