Welcome Freshmen & New Members to the 2018-2019 Oviedo High School Marching Lions Band and Color Guard!
Curriculum Night Packet **coming soon**
The 2018 – 2019 Marching Band season is approaching fast! If your student is interested in joining our award winning band family, please download the 2018 – 2019 Curriculum Night Packet. It has all the information you need regarding opportunities in the band, required classes, upcoming dates, and fees.
Freshman and New Member Band Notes
All 9th grade and new to band students should signup for one of the following classes:
Band I (#1302300):
This covers Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Wind Ensemble. The Band Directors have final approval for placement in the various ensembles. Wind Ensemble is by audition only. Private instruction is strongly encouraged to be considered for Wind Ensemble. Audition music and dates for the 2017-2018 school year will be announced via Charms and on this web site.
Instrumental Technique (#1302420):
This is a percussion technique class for all percussion students. Percussion students should sign up for the first semester. These students will be placed by the Band Directors into Concert, Symphonic or Wind Ensemble for the second semester.
Eurhythmics I: (#1305300) (Color Guard)
The purpose of this course is to enable students to develop basic skills in creating, performing, and evaluating choreographed performances as an independent ensemble and in cooperation with the marching band. Emphasis is placed on dance, equipment manipulation, precision, and the relationship between music and dance.
All groups come together in the summer to form the Oviedo Marching Lion Band.