Bands

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Symphonic Band

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.

Duration
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 4–5 pm and Saturdays, 12–1:30 pm
Sectionals: Thursdays, 5–6 pm
 

Concert Band

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.

Duration
Rehearsals: Thursdays, 5–6:30 pm and Saturdays, 2–3:30 pm
Sectionals: Saturdays, 4–5 pm
 

Wind Ensemble

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.

Duration
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.
 

Audition Information

Auditions for the 2020–21 academic year are canceled until further notice. Visit this page to learn more about fall semester updates.