The Wind Ensemble is the most elite performing band at Spartanburg High School. Participation is limited to 10th-12th Grade Students who have demonstrated extreme versatility on their instrument from consistent practice, participate in multiple ensembles, and have a proven record of commitment to the program. This ensemble primarily performs Grade V and VI music (the most difficult levels written for band).
The Symphonic Band is primarily comprised of 10th-12th Grade Students, as well as select freshmen who audition into the band. Placement in the Symphonic Band is dependent upon solid fundamentals, consistent practice habits, and commitment to the band program. This ensemble primarily performs Grade III and IV music.
The Concert Band consists primarily of freshmen a great entry level performance ensemble for high school. Students in this class learn to develop solid practice habits, fundamentals of ensemble playing and higher level musicianship. Students in this ensemble primarily perform Grade III literature.