Band Program

Centerville Schools Band Program

The Centerville Band Program has an enrollment of over 600 student musicians combined in middle school and high school.  The high school curricular program consists of four concert bands which meet for one class period, five days a week.  Curricular classes are also offered in music theory and jazz improvisation.  In addition, the band program is proud of its extracurricular offerings.  The Marching Band, known nationally as the “Centerville Jazz Band,” competes at a variety of contests throughout Ohio, the Midwest, and the nation.  Students may also be involved in one of our three jazz ensembles, all of which meet entirely after school.  Centerville also offers Winter Drumline and Winter Guard programs that complete both locally and nationally.  Basketball Pep Band (BBPB) and Pit Orchestra for musicals are also offered as extracurricular ensembles for band students.

The Centerville Band Program has a unique philosophy for rehearsal and performance. It is simply stated: Be Your Best!!  Success, as we measure it, is striving to be the best we possibly can, every day, every practice, and every performance. The only band we want to beat is our own performance of yesterday. Being your best is a measurement of success that can be achieved by everyone.

The concert ensembles – Wind Symphony/Symphonic Band/Concert Band – are the foundation of the Centerville Band Program. Explore below for more information on the many varied co-curricular ensembles and other music classes that are offered to students to supplement the basic concert band experience.

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More detailed information for many of the programs are outlined in the CHS Handbook in the Charms Band Management system.

AWARDS AND RECOGNITION

 

What’s Happening Next?

Performing Arts Week – May 6-11

May 6 – Original Night 7:30pm, Central Theater

May 7 – Chicago Trip Parent Meeting 7pm, Central Theater

May 8 – Jazz Ensemble Concert 7:30pm, Central Theater

May 9 – 2-Hour Delay

May 10 – Band Concert 7:30pm, PAC

May 11 – Jazz on the Lawn 11:15-1:30pm, Front of CHS

May 11-12 – Jazz Ensemble Trip to Chicago

May 16 – Band Awards Night

May 21 – CJB Turn-In Night 7-9pm, Band Room

May 23 – Seniors Last Day

May 24 – Senior Recognition Assembly 8am, Front Gym

May 26 – Commencement 8pm, Nutter Center

May 27 – NO SCHOOL (Memorial Day)

May 29-31 – HS Exams

May 31 – LAST DAY OF SCHOOL

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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