New Members (2015)



Corona del Sol

Band and Percussion


35 Years of Excellence


400 Friends 400 Musicians 400 Hard Workers
400 Amazing People ONE FAMILY



Our Program at a Glance

The Largest Band Program in Arizona!


NOTE: If you're a new band parent, you will definitely want to check out the excellent presentation that Jill Maurer put together, which is available here.

    "Core" Band Classes Offered:
    Four leveled Concert Bands
    - Woodwind Freshmen: Sign up for "JV Band" (FA76)
    - Brass Freshmen: Sign up for "Intermediate Band" (FA75)
    - Both groups play together at Concerts and Festivals
    Four Leveled Percussion Ensembles
    - Percussion Freshmen: Sign up for "Percussion" (FA80)
    - Classes also have the opportunity to play with the concert bands at Concerts/Festivals

    "Extra" Band Classes Offered:
    Marching Band (1st semester only)
    - Must be also signed up for a concert band or percussion ensemble class (except color guard members)
    - Sign up for "Marching Band" (FA720)
    Jazz Band (2nd semester only)
    - Must be also signed up for a concert band or percussion ensemble class.
    - Sign up for "Jazz Band" (FA810)
    Steel Drum Band (2nd semester only)
    - Must be also signed up for a concert band or percussion ensemble class.
    - Sign up for "World Music Class" (FA920)

    Students have many reasons for joining the Marching Band!

    "It's a life-changing experience!" - 12th grade clarinet player
    "I've met most of my friends in the Marching Band - I can't imagine life without band." - 9th grade trumpet player
    "Band can be challenging but it is worth it!" -10th grade color guard member
    "I LOVE the Marching Band California Trip - it's the best part of the season!" -9th grade baritone player
    "I like to express myself through my music and my instrument." - 11th grade percussionist
    "The competitions are so much fun. It's cool to have a football stadium watching you!" -10th grade saxophone player
    "Going to perform at the ASU or U of A stadiums is definitely a highlight every year" -12th grade flute member