These ensembles are important extensions of band courses. All students in band classes are expected to participate in co-curricular bands and will receive credits and grades for their participation.
- Junior Concert Band – this ensemble further develops practical music skills and introduces students to high school music performance practices. Band 9 and 10 class members participate to form the Junior Concert Band and will be registered in this course for credit.
- Senior Concert Band offers the practical application of performance skills and knowledge gained in the band classes. A major emphasis is placed on performance, community service, teamwork, and the pursuit of excellence. Band 11 and 12 class members participate to form the Senior Concert Band and will be registered in in this course for credit.
Spectrum Bands, with the support of an outstanding Band Parents’ Committee, are quickly developing a tradition of travel. Travel destinations in years past have included: Vancouver, Vancouver Island, Alberta, Hawaii, Washington, California, Disneyland and Italy. All members in good standing are eligible to participate. Travel is an optional part of this program. Student/Band fundraising helps to support Band travel.