Concert Band Description

Concert Band is for the student who has completed Intermediate Band or at least two years of private lessons on their instrument. Instruction will focus on proper technique, advanced musicality, good rehearsal habits and expanding students' level of musicianship through listening skills, sight reading, introduction of minor key signatures, music theory and music history. Marching band techniques are refined in this course. This course is designed for students in upper middle school and high school. This ensemble performs for KEYS Winter and Spring Samplers as well as events outside of KEYS throughout the year. Students in Concert Band are required to perform in at least one luncheon concert. Students in this ensemble are required to participate in the MOST trip.

Textbooks and Supplies

Black 3 ring binder, metronome/tuner for at-home practice, instrument-specific supplies


By audition or upon recommendation of Mr. Grizzel.

Class Information

Parents are responsible for purchasing all textbooks and supplies before the first day of class.

Supply fees are due to each teacher on the first day of class. This fee covers materials, lab supplies, and other expenses incurred by the teacher. They are a one-time fee.

Please note the grade level for this class. Students younger than the recommended grade levels need special permission before signing up for the class. Please contact the office for more information.

What happens if a class is full? You may email to be waitlisted.

  • Category: Fine Arts
  • Subject: Band
  • Days: Tue, Thur
  • Times: 10:30 am-11:25 am
  • Grade Level: 7-12
  • Teacher: Tony Grizzel
  • Monthly Tuition: $52
  • Supply Fee: $25