The Jupiter High School Band program offers many performing ensembles in the form of band classes and co-curricular activities in which the JHS student can participate.
They JHS Wind Symphony is the premier performing ensemble of Jupiter High School. The ensemble is designed for the advanced player and daily Wind Symphony class focuses on advanced aspects of individual and group performance. Wind Symphony members have the opportunity to study and play the most challenging music, and also to develop skills and use of music theory, music history and ear training. This elite ensemble will be made up of the most advanced players and will perform several concerts throughout the year.
Symphonic Band is a performance band open to all students who wish to join band. It is designed for the beginner and intermediate high school band student and focuses on the basic techniques of individual and group performance. Symphonic Band is designed to offer music students the opportunity to study and play music in a wide variety of performance venues.
Jazz Ensemble is made up of the top students at JHS. Students in the class will be given honors credit. The focus of the class is to be exposed to a variety of musical styles. A strong understanding of how to play classically is a must before you can be in the jazz band. The Jazz Ensemble performs regularly in the community. For upcoming appearances, check “Upcoming Dates” on our Calendar page.
The Jupiter High School Band Program offers several co-curricular ensembles that rehearse and perform after school and on weekends. These ensembles require a “Fair Share” band fee to pay for uniforms, travel, instructors, show and music design, etc. Students participating in these ensembles must be enrolled in a band class.
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Extra Curricular Ensembles
The Jazz Combo is made up of the top jazz students from Jazz Ensemble and is a smaller group. This group meets regularly after school and plays gigs around town, at restaurants, at grand openings, and at Downtown at the Gardens.