Concert Band 8 (CB08) – Block C2: Concert Band 8 is for instrumental musicians at the grade 8 level. Experienced musicians will continue their study of the elements of music started in elementary band and beginners are welcome. Repertoire will include a wide variety of music and students can expect to perform a number of times throughout the year and may have the opportunity to travel with the ensemble.

Concert Band 9 (CB09) – Block A1: Concert Band 9 is for instrumental musicians at the grade 9 level. Students will continue their study of the elements of music. Repertoire will include a wide variety of music and students can expect to perform a number of times throughout the year and may have the opportunity to travel with the ensemble.

Concert Band 10 (CB10) – Block B1: Concert Band 10 is for more experienced instrumental musicians at the grade 10 level. Students will continue their study of the elements of music. Repertoire will include a wide variety of music and students can expect to perform a number of times throughout the year and may have the opportunity to travel with the ensemble.

Concert Band 11/12 (Senior Wind Ensemble – SWE) – Extended Day Schedule: Senior Wind Ensemble is for more experienced instrumental musicians at the grade 11/12 level. Students will continue their study of the elements of music. Repertoire will include a wide variety of music and students can expect to perform a number of times throughout the year and may have the opportunity to travel with the ensemble.

Junior Jazz Ensemble 8/9 (JJE) – Extended Day Schedule: Junior Jazz Ensemble is offered as an additional course to junior instrumentalists in the music program. This ensemble performs a variety of jazz styles including swing, latin, funk and fusion. Junior Jazz Ensemble also introduces students to the concepts of jazz improvisation. Rehearsals will run during the extended day schedule. As Junior Jazz Ensemble is a performance-driven course where the focus is different from other music classes, students are required to be a member of Concert Band 8 or 9.

Senior Jazz Ensemble 10-12 (SJE) – Extended Day Schedule: Senior Jazz Ensemble 10-12 is offered as an additional course to senior instrumentalists in the music program. This ensemble performs a variety of jazz styles including swing, latin, funk and fusion including professional level works from the libraries of Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton and Count Basie. Students will also continue to develop their jazz improvisation skills. Rehearsals will run during the extended day schedule. As Senior Jazz Ensemble is a performance-driven course where the focus is different from other music classes, students are required to be a member of Concert Band 10 or Senior Wind Ensemble 11/12.

Junior Choir 8/9 – Redhawk Voices (RHV) – Extended Day Schedule: The Junior Choir (Redhawk Voices) is a fun ensemble that sings a wide variety of repertoire and styles. Anyone can join and previous singing experience is not required. Those aspiring to join Senior Concert Choir are encouraged to have at least one year of experience in Redhawk Voices.

Senior Concert Choir 10-12 (SCC) – Extended Day Schedule: Senior Concert Choir is for more experienced vocalists at the grade 10/11/12 level. Students will continue their study of the elements of music with a focus on music literacy, tone production and vocal health. Repertoire will include a wide variety of music and students can expect to perform a number of times throughout the year and may have the opportunity to travel with the ensemble.

Vocal Jazz 10-12 – Poppy Vox (VOX) – Extended Day Schedule: Vocal Jazz 10-12 (Poppy Vox) is offered as an additional course to senior vocalists in the music program. This ensemble performs a variety of jazz styles and will continue to develop members’ improvisation skills. Students can expect to perform a number of times throughout the year and may have the opportunity to travel with the ensemble. Rehearsals will run during the extended day schedule. As Vocal Jazz 10-12 is a performance-driven course where the focus is different from other music classes, students are required to be a member of Senior Concert Choir.