2017-2018 Symphony Band
Course Description: This course is open to all instrumentalists grades 9-12 regardless of experience. This provides the opportunity for the performance of a large repertoire of symphonic, classical, and contemporary literature. This ensemble typically performs for three concerts, two parades, and graduation within the school year. Continued emphasis is given to the development of musicianship, and instrumentalists are given the opportunity to participate in district and state music festivals.
Mandatory Performances: (Arrival times are TBD)
- Falmouth Christmas Parade: Sunday, December 3 @ 12:00 pm
- FHS Instrumental Concert: Thursday, December 14 @ 7:00 pm
- All–Band Night: Wednesday, March 14 @ 7:00 pm
- FHS Spring Concert: Thursday, May 17 @ 7:00 pm
- Memorial Day Parade: Monday, May, 28 @ 9:30 pm
- Graduation: Saturday, June 2 @ 10:30 am
Concert Dress: Concert dress is described below. If students are not in concert dress for performances, they will not perform. Minor infractions (wrong color socks, no nylons/tights) will result in loss of credit points.
Men: White dress shirt, black jacket, black pants, black shoes, black socks (higher than ankle), and a tie (either bow tie or long)
Women: Either Black Dress or Black top (at least ¾ sleeves) and pants/skirt, Black Shoes (closed toe), black socks/nylons/tights.
Winter Parade: Black Pants and Black Shoes. They will also wear an FHS Marching Band Jacket, given out the morning of the parade.
Memorial Day Parade: Solid White Shirt, Blue Jeans, and Sneakers.