The Symphonic Band is a performance-based ensemble for beginning to intermediate musicians. Students in the Symphonic Band work on improving their ensemble technique with emphasis on scales, rhythms, intonation, balance, blend, and other related musical skills. This band is designed to help prepare students with the skills necessary to participate in Concert Band. The student is given extensive background in all instrumental styles and performs music from all periods. Literature is geared to the members’ abilities with emphasis being placed on improvement of tone quality, reading skills and technical proficiency. This band performs for school and community events throughout the year. Attendance at scheduled rehearsals and performances is required and is considered part of the student’s grade.