• Band Director - James Hammond

    All band classes are for students of all grades, schedule permitting.

    Beginning Band is for students who have little or no experience. Students learn to play a wind or percussion instrument and to read music. The band performs twice, once for the holidays and at the end of the year. Selected students perform at the elementary schools and at the state-sponsored Solo & Ensemble assessments.

    Intermediate Band is for students who have completed beginning band at Lyons Creek or the equivalent. The band performs four times per year, including Concert, as well as Solo & Ensemble, assessments. Students are eligible for All-State and All-County Band auditions.

    Advanced Band is for students who have completed two years of band at Lyons Creek or the equivalent. This band performs eight times per year. This includes performing for the student body, with the Monarch Knights marching band, and Concert, as well as Solo & Ensemble, assessments. Students are eligible for All-State and All-County Band auditions.

    Jazz Band is for selected students and performs 15 times per year.

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