Advanced Bands

(2nd and 3rd year students)

When filling out your schedule, put Band first. The band directors will put you in the correct band!

(If you are a 7th or 8th grader who has never played an instrument before, please click HERE for more information)

Symphonic Winds

Symphonic Winds is the first performing ensemble at Reynolds Middle School. It is comprised of students representing all instruments in the band program. Membership is comprised of 7th and 8th graders and is based on audition. The Symphonic Winds participate in all concerts, pep rallies, and various concert band competitions throughout the spring semester. Members of the Symphonic Winds also participate in individual events throughout the year including All-Region auditions, solo contests, and various other activities throughout the year. Students are required to participate in private lessons year-round, which are critical to their experience as a musician. There is private lesson financial aid offered to those who may qualify.

Concert Band 1

Concert Band 1 is the second performing ensemble at Reynolds Middle School. It is comprised of students representing all instruments in the band program. Membership is comprised of 7th and 8th graders and is based on audition. Concert Band 1 participates in all concerts, pep rallies, and various concert band competitions throughout the spring semester. Members of Concert Band 1 are highly encouraged to participate in individual events throughout the year including All-Region auditions, solo contests, and various other activities throughout the year. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in private lessons year-round, which are critical to their experience as a musician. There is private lesson financial aid offered to those who may qualify.

Concert Band 2

Concert Band 2 is the third performing ensemble at Reynolds Middle School. It is comprised of students representing all instruments in the band program. Membership is comprised of 7th and 8th graders and is based on audition. Concert Band 2 participates in all concerts, pep rallies, and various concert band competitions throughout the spring semester. Members of Concert Band 2 are encouraged to participate in individual events throughout the year including All-Region auditions, solo contests, and various other activities throughout the year. Students are strongly encouraged to participate in private lessons year-round, which are critical to their experience as a musician. There is private lesson financial aid offered to those who may qualify.

Jazz Band

Jazz Band is a specialized ensemble that focuses on introducing participating students to the Jazz idiom. The Jazz Band class is  comprised of 8th graders, while 7th graders participate in Friday after-school rehearsals. Jazz Band instrumentation is representative of all instruments in the band. All students participating in Jazz Band are required to be enrolled in one if the concert ensembles during the same participating semester. Exceptions can be made, at the discretion of the band directors, for instruments that are not taught in beginning band (guitar, bass guitar, and piano). The Jazz Band participates in various concerts and contests throughout the school year. Jazz Band meets after school on Fridays from 3:45pm to 5:00pm.