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Music studies cause you to learn music, of course, which is something you will have for the rest of your life.  But you also learn so much more!  You learn about yourself, about being a part of a team, about art of all types, about self-discipline and commitment, about being professional in your preparation, communication, interactions, and even attire. 

Band Courses that are open to 9th Graders:
Symphonic Band MUS121/122 
Percussion Ensemble  MUS134/135

Band Courses that are open to grades 9. 10, 11, 12 but require audition:
Chamber Winds MUS 141/142
Jazz Ensemble 2  MUS 166/167
Jazz Ensemble 1 MUS168/169

Winter Band Concert
Top 5 Reasons
to choose Band!
Surround yourself with amazing people 
who are great students & great friends to play great music.
Learn to tap into your creative potential 
and express your unique self through music.
Participate in a "real life" endeavor 
that allows you to perform for an authentic audience, 
interact with working professionals.
Travel to interesting places 
that teach you about yourself and others.
Be a part of band where your contributions matter 
and are valued, where you are part of something bigger than yourself, join a program with an exceptional reputation throughout the region and a long tradition of excellence.
What's Buzz 
A recent graduate, Jack Walters (2011) landed a position playing clarinet in the Detroit Symphony Orchestra in January!

 Future Opportunities 

Most students don’t go into music related careers, although we teach you well enough that you could do that if you want to. 

What you learn in music prepares you to be successful in whatever you choose to do in life whether it is as a scientist, a doctor, a teacher, an engineer, a mechanic, a mother, a father, etc.


Who Can Register? Students in band generally have been in band for several years.  However, in Percussion Ensemble we are able to invite beginners.  If you are interested, please contact Mr. Faul.

The following courses require an audition or teacher permission: Jazz Ensembles 1 and 2, Chamber Winds.  If a student is new to band, then permission must be granted to be in Percussion Ensemble, too.

 Special Opportunities:  Field trips in the last few years include: Victoria BC; Disneyland; Savannah, Georgia; Silverwood Amusement Park, Portland, OR; Campus visits to Central Washington University, Western Washington University, University of Washington, University of Oregon, Portland State University, University of Victoria. 
Want more information? See your Counselor.
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