Band

7002 Symphonic Band - Semester 1 Credit
7002Y Symphonic Band – Year 2 Credits
9, 10, 11, 12 Grades

Prerequisite: Students must have experience playing an instrument

Symphonic Band is designed to familiarize students with band literature of all styles and continue to improve on existing playing techniques. Members will perform in two concerts per semester and participate in up to three basketball game performances.



7003 Wind Ensemble - Semester 1 Credit
7003Y Wind Ensemble – Year 2 Credits
 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades

Prerequisite: Students must have experience playing an instrument

Wind Ensemble is a specialized ensemble featuring more advanced musicians playing one person to a part. Music selections come from all styles of Band music from early to contemporary. Members will perform in two concerts per semester and participate in up to three basketball game performances. Many members are involved in chamber ensembles that perform in co-curricular events.

SMHS Academic Music Programs

Orchestra
7013 Symphony Orchestra - Semester 1 Credit
7013Y Symphony Orchestra – Year 2 Credits
9, 10, 11, 12 Grades

Prerequisite: Students must have experience playing a string instrument.


Symphony Orchestra is designed to familiarize students with music from early Baroque to music of today. Members will perform in two concerts per semester.  Many members are involved in chamber ensembles that perform in co-curricular events.

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Chorus
7045 Mixed Chorus - Semester 1 Credit
7045Y Mixed Chorus – Year 2 Credits
(formerly Freshman & Sophomore Choir)
9, 10, 11, 12 Grades

Prerequisite: None

The freshman and sophomore mixed chorus is designed to provide an opportunity for students to improve their singing ability and musicianship through a specific choral training program. Members will perform in two concerts per semester. Many members are involved in chamber ensembles that perform in co-curricular events.

7055 A Cappella Choir - Semester 1 Credit
7055Y A Cappella Choir – Year 2 Credits
(formerly A Cappella Junior & Senior Choir)
 9, 10, 11, 12 Grades

Prerequisite: None

A Cappella Choir is designed to develop choral techniques, “choral teamwork,” and excellence in singing. Members are issued robes and participate in several musical events during the school year. Members will perform in two concerts per semester. Many members are involved in chamber ensembles that perform in co-curricular events.