2017 Mission Statement
"Your challenges. Your Growth. Our Regiment."
Band Program (Handbook)
Bands: Concert, Symphonic and Marching Band. The bands are composed of all wind instrument students. Open auditions are held for Wind Symphony and Symphonic Band at the end of the school year for the following year. Concert Band is the designated band for first year members and also open to all students wishing to play a band instrument. During the school day the bands meet during different class periods.During the fall, all three bands are primarily a marching band which performs during football half time shows, parades, and field competitions. They have a very busy rehearsal and performance schedule during this time. The bands practice for marching band and perform together. The bands perform in the school Winter concert in December.
This class is made up of all percussion students. All students in this class are members of the "Steele Regiment: Pride of the Canyon" Band and go to all extra marching rehearsals as is stated in the band section. All members of the percussion class are expected to learn and perform on all instruments associated with percussion playing, including keyboard mallet instruments.During Quarters three and four, percussion ensemble students are scheduled into the Concert and Symphonic Bands to best accommodate rehearsing the concert music of the spring.During the spring, Percussion Ensemble is known as Winter Drumline and competes in indoor competitions held in Southern California. They also participate in the department's end of the year concert.
Color Guard consists of everyone enrolled in the Color Guard class.
In the fall, Color Guard is a part of the Steele Regiment, and during parades, members perform with flags. During field shows and half time shows, Color Guard performs with various flags to help express the emotion conveyed in a good show.
During the spring, Color Guard is known as Winterguard and competes in indoor competitions held in Southern California. They also participate in the department's end of the year concert.
The Jazz Band studies various genres of jazz literature and students work on the art of improvisation. They perform in the department's concerts, have gigs of their own, and go to jazz band festivals.
Located next to the theater. Room 108