Concert Bands

Wind Ensemble

This ensemble is our top concert band at Decatur Central and is comprised of DCHS’ most talented performers. Membership in the group requires an audition and/or consent of the directors (titled "Advanced Concert Band" in your course handbook).

 

Members are expected to devote outside time to mastering their instrument and music, as this ensemble performs at a highly advanced level.

 

Participants in concert band also represent the band and guard program in many other ensembles throughout the school year.

Beginning Concert Band

This band is our second concert band at Decatur Central. Membership is open to all members of the program (titled "Beginning Concert Band" in your course handbook).

 

This ensemble focuses on developing the fundamentals of quality musicianship, including tone production, technical skills, intonation, music reading skills, listening skills and understanding the “role” of a performer.

 

Members are expected to devote outside time in developing these skills. Participants in concert band also represent the band program in many other ensembles throughout the school year.

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