The Symphonic Band is designed for fifth through eighth graders who have played their wind and percussion instrument for 1–3 years. No previous band experience is required. This ensemble emphasizes band fundamentals, instrumental technique, and ensemble skills.
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 4–5 pm and Saturdays, 12–1:30 pm
Sectionals: Thursdays, 5–6 pm
The Concert Band is an ensemble designed for middle and high school wind and percussion students who demonstrate playing ability at the intermediate level. No previous band experience is required. This ensemble emphasizes music reading and ensemble skills.
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 5–6:30 pm and Saturdays, 2–3:30 pm
Sectionals: Saturdays, 4–5 pm
The Wind Ensemble is intended for high school intermediate through advanced level wind and percussion students. Repertoire includes original and arranged works for winds. This ensemble emphasizes music reading and ensemble skills, as well.
Rehearsals: Mondays, 6–9 pm
All ensembles meet for 16 weeks each semester. If you have any questions, please contact the Community School office at 213-621-4548.
Auditions for the 2020–21 academic year are canceled until further notice. Visit this page to learn more about fall semester updates.
Band Application Form
Minimum Age Requirements
Symphonic Band: 5th grade (some age exceptions made)
Concert Band: 6th grade (some age exceptions made)
Wind Ensemble: 9th grade (some age exceptions made)
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