Concert Bands

The Sprayberry Concert Bands are at the core of the music curriculum for the Band of Gold. The Sprayberry concert bands have a sustained tradition of symphonic excellence. Our concert bands have performed in some of the most prestigious concert festivals and performance venues in the county including the world renowned Carnegie Hall. Students performing in the concert bands will have the opportunity to receive a progressive and diverse music education through a sustained participation in the program. 

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Symphonic I

The Symphonic I Band, which meets 3rd Block, is comprised of musicians who display the ability to perform music appropriate to the GMEA Level 6 repertoire list. Membership in this ensemble is by audition only. Students in this ensemble will prepare and perform literature of the highest difficulty, and will work to meet the Sprayberry High School Band “Mastery” Level Requirements. 

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Symphonic II

The Symphonic II Band, which meets 2nd Block, is comprised of musicians who display the ability to perform music appropriate to the GMEA Level 4 and 5 repertoire list. Students in this band will work to meet the Sprayberry High School Band “Advanced” Level Requirements.  Membership in this ensemble is by audition only. 

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Concert BAnd

The Concert Band, which meets 1st Block, is comprised of musicians who display the ability to perform music appropriate to the GMEA Level 3 and 4 repertoire list. Students in this band will work to meet the Sprayberry High School Band “Intermediate” Level Requirements. 

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Percussion Methods (Fall Term Only)

All percussion students will spend the Fall semester of the school year in Percussion Methods Class. This is a percussion only class taught by our director of percussion.  Percussion students will be scheduled into band classes for the Spring Term. 

Concert Band Information

All band classes (Symphonic I, Symphonic II, and Concert Band) are referred to as “Concert Band” (CB) due to the fact members of the three bands will present several concerts throughout the year. The meeting includes all band classes: Symphonic I Band, Symphonic II Band, Concert Band, and Percussion Methods Class. 

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