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Performing Ensembles


Performing Ensembles


WIND ENSEMBLE

The Wind Ensemble is the most advanced ensemble at Sherwood High School. The Wind Ensemble performs the most advanced wind band literature and performs at various contests and festivals throughout the winter and spring. Wind Ensemble positions are auditioned in the spring of each year.

CONCERT BAND

The Concert Band is an ensemble that explores and learns more advanced concepts and literature. This performance group is a great way to enjoy music and the band experience. The concert band is open to all students with or without band experience.

SHS MARCHING BOWMEN

The marching band program is among the best programs offered at Sherwood High School. All students from Concert Band, Wind Ensemble and Percussion Ensemble, as well as the Color Guard perform in the marching band during the fall and one parade every other spring. The Sherwood Marching Band is a contemporary program that features the best designers, composers, arrangers, technicians and artists in our field.

JAZZ I /II

Jazz Ensemble I  is composed of a select group of advanced students that perform a wide variety of jazz literature. The jazz style and improvisational techniques are explored, developed and refined. The Jazz Ensemble performs at regional festivals and competitions in the winter and spring. In addition to performing standards, the jazz ensemble is always experimenting with newly composed jazz material from internationally known artists.

Jazz Ensemble II will perform a wide variety of jazz literature while developing basic Jazz technique. Non-traditional instruments such as flute, baritone etc… will be admitted to this group. Jazz style and improvisational techniques are explored, developed and refined. In addition to performing standards, Jazz Ensemble II is also experimenting with newly composed jazz material from internationally known artists.