Open to all students (grades 9 -12) with prior band experience. This band concentrates on developing basic playing skills such as tone production, rhythmic proficiency, intonation, and technical ability, as well as preparation and performance of concert band music. Symphonic Band in made up from three separate band classes: Brass Class, Percussion Class and Woodwind Class. Prior to concerts and other performances, students in this band will be required to rehearse after school as a whole band. The Symphonic Band performs several concert programs and in concert festivals throughout the school year. This ensemble focuses on transitioning students from Middle School Band to Wind Ensemble or university band. Students in Symphonic Band audition for and are selected to MTSBOA Mid-State Bands.