The GWHS Concert Band is composed of 9th - 12th graders from George Wythe High School as well as 8th graders from Scott Memorial Middle School. Under the direction of Mr. Dan Wilner the GWHS\SMMS Band Program seeks to provide all members with a quality education in music.
- To give students the experience of performing in an ensemble that requires the self discipline and group discipline that will be beneficial in academic life, and in the work force after formal education is completed.
- To develop an appreciation and love of many varieties of music through utilizing correct performance and behavioral habits.
- To foster a sense of pride in being a student musician at George Wythe High School.
- To develop an understanding of music’s important role in the enrichment of the human spirit.
The Fall Band Concert is on Thursday, November 9th, 2017 in the GWHS Auditorium @ 7:00 PM.
All-District Band Auditions are on Saturday, December 9th, 2017 at John Battle High School.
The Winter Band Concert is on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 in the GWHS Auditorium @ 7:00 PM.
Virginia Tech Honor Band is on Friday, January 19th through Sunday, January 21st, 2018 at Virginia Tech.
All-District Band is on Friday, February 2nd & Saturday, February 3rd, 2018 in Abingdon, VA.
The Pre-Assessment Band Concert is on Tuesday, March 6th, 2018 in the GWHS Auditorium @ 7:00 PM.
VBODA Concert Assesment is on Thursday, March 22nd, 2018.
The Universal Band Trip is from Thursday, March 22nd until Monday, March 26th, 2018.
The Spring Band Concert is on Thursday, May 3rd, 2018 in the GWHS Auditorium @ 7:00 PM.
The Dress Code for the Concert is:
- Ladies need to wear an all-black dress, black slacks with white blouse, or a black skirt with white blouse. (No print designs on dress or skirt).
- Gentlemen need to wear black pants, black socks, and blacks shoes with a white dress shirt and black tie.