CONCERT BANDS

Concert Band

Concert Band is designated for incoming freshmen, but is open to other students who have had at least one year of instrumental music experience at Santa Teresa HS.

Instruction for this ensemble focuses on the preparation of music in a variety of styles for performance and on the development of band techniques. Students are required to participate in all appearances by the band.

Symphonic Band

Symphonic Band is a performing group at Santa Teresa High School that is designated for band students with at least one year of high school band experience.

Instruction for this ensemble focuses on the preparation of music in a variety of types and styles for public concerts and other events, and on the development of band techniques (tone, rhythmic accuracy, technical facility, articulation, intonation, blend, balance, and musical expression).

Wind Ensemble

The Santa Teresa Wind Ensemble is the advanced concert band at Santa Teresa High School.  You must audition to get into this band.  Auditions are held in the spring.

Instruction in this ensemble focuses on the preparation of music in a variety of types and styles for public concerts, adjudicated festivals, and other events along with a focus on high school level band technique (tone, rhythmic accuracy, technical facility, articulation, intonation, blend, balance, and musical expression). Students are required to participate in all performances by the group.

This Ensemble requires an increased level of commitment by the students who have demonstrated superior levels of knowledge, enthusiasm, self-direction, and skill. This is the opportunity for advanced musicians to showcase their talent.

Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble Performance Dates:

  • 3/4/22: Music Marathon at STHS
  • TBD: CMEA Festival at STHS (CMEA will bring judges to us, ST Bands ONLY). Details: TBA
  • 3/29, 3/30, or 3/31: ESUHSD Band Festival at STHS. (actual performance date will be announced in January. District festival is at STHS this year. Festival starts at 6:30pm on all 3 nights).
  • 4/29: CMEA Festival at Amador Valley High School: Concert Band and Symphonic Band (TEN.)
  • 4/30: CMEA Festival at Amador Valley High School: Wind Ensemble (TEN.)
  • 5/16: Spring Concert 1: ST Concert Band, ST Symphonic Band, and the Davis Intermediate Band
  • 5/17: Spring Concert 2: ST Wind Ensemble and Herman Intermediate Band