Trojan Concert and Marching Band
Four Terms Grades 9, 10, 11, 12 Elective
Prerequisite: Successful completion of the instrumental band curriculum at the middle school level, or by audition, or by band director’s approval.
The WHS Trojan Band program provides students the opportunity to perform a wide variety of standard concert / marching band literature coupled with various instrumental musical styles. During this year-long course, student musicians will rehearse various instrumental pieces covering major areas of music history and will augment their regular daily rehearsals with sectionals as assigned. Emphasis will be placed upon the continuation of fundamental and advanced musical skills, the understanding of performance-based music, and overall musicianship. Students receive a letter grade every two quarters based upon points earned in evaluation, participation, and performance. The concert band participates in 2 concerts a year Students are encouraged to participate in the regional solo/ ensemble contest and audition for Minnesota All-State and other regional honor bands. Students interested in Jazz Band must be enrolled in Concert/Marching Band.