Concert Band Gallery

Concert Bands

Saint Francis High School prouldy offers three concert bands. 
These ensembles meet for one period each school day.  
Placement in Symphonic Band, Concert Band and Wind Ensemble is based on experience and ability. 
Each band performs at several SFHS Concerts each school year. 
  1. Symphonic Band
    Designed for new high school musicians, the Symphonic Band will perform and study a wide variety of music. The band meets one period a day for the entire school year. Students develop technical proficiency on their instrument through private lesson study provided by director, daily large group rehearsals and concerts. Students enrolled in Symphonic Band also participate in pep band events. Students enrolled in Symphonic Band are eligible for participation in all extra-curricular program offerings through the SFHS band department.
  2. Concert Band
    Designed for experienced high school musicians, the Concert Band performs and studies a wide variety of musical repertoire. The band meets one period a day for the entire school year. Students must audition and have permission from the director in order to participate. Students will continue to improve technical proficiency on their instrument through private lesson study provided by the director, daily large group rehearsals and performance opportunities. Students enrolled in Concert Band also attend pep band events and are eligible for participation in all extra-curricular program offerings through the SFHS band department.
  3. Wind Ensemble
    Designed for the most advanced high school musicians, the Wind Ensemble is the premier performing instrumental ensemble at SFHS. Wind Ensemble is a one period class that meets each day for the entire school year. Students must audition and have permission from the director to enroll. Students must demonstrate advanced technical proficiency through private lesson study with director, strong musical independence, and social maturity to remain a member of this ensemble. The Wind Ensemble performs advanced high school and early college level repertoire. Members of the Wind Ensemble attend annual MSHSL Large Group and Solo and Ensemble Contest. Students enrolled in Wind Ensemble attend assigned concerts and pep band events.