7th Grade Band is a year-long class that is continuation of 6th Grade Band. This class will continue to develop students’ musical skills with even more exciting and challenging pieces of music. Students will begin to learn how to take the skills they learn and apply these concepts to their everyday band setting. This band will perform in at least two concerts throughout the school year.
- 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 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.