District Honors Band
Marching Band Info
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For more about Brookwood's band program and the Brookwood Marching Band, visit www.brookwoodband.org.
The Bronco Marching Band regularly involves about 300 students from all band classes and has performed in the following events: National Cherry Blossom Festival Parade in Washington, DC, seven appearances at the Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta Parade in Atlanta, five appearances at the Walt Disney World Magic Music Days Parade, Universal Studios, Epcot Center, Chick-Fil-A Peach Bowl Parade in 2002, three spring band tour performances in New York at the Statue of Liberty and at the Lincoln Center for Performing Arts, special half-time performances at Georgia Tech, twice with the Atlanta Falcons and most recently in the 2017 London New Year’s Day Parade. The band has also performed at the pre-game ceremonies at PacBell Park for the San Francisco Giants in April 2001, at the Pearl Harbor and Bowfin Memorials and Youth of America Parade in Waikiki Beach, Hawaii. The Bronco Marching Band has received ten grand championships in regional competitions.
Brookwood Band classes:
- Maroon and Gold Band
(Level 4 Band)
Most freshmen will be placed in this band.
- Concert Band
(Level 4/5 Band)
- Symphonic Band
(Level 5/6 Band)
- Symphonic Winds
(Level 6 Band)
- Percussion Class
This first-semester-only course involves marching percussionists. Students will be placed in one of the other band classes for second semester. Percussion students not in Marching Band will be in Maroon and Gold Band the first semester.
- Maroon and Gold Band
Students do not have to be a member of the marching band, but we highly encourage them to try it! All instrumentalists in the Marching Band must be enrolled in a band class. Color Guard members do not have to be enrolled in a band class, but if Color Guard members are instrumentalists, they are encouraged to continue playing their instrument in a band class. If you decide not to be in marching band, you are considered a non-marching student, meaning you will have no regular after school rehearsals.
Rising 9th graders will receive more information about the Brookwood Band Program from your middle school. In addition, more detailed information about the band program, including important orientation meeting and audition dates, can be found at www.brookwoodband.org. For more information, contact Dr. Laura Stanley at firstname.lastname@example.org.