Instrumental Music and Band Program

LANCER BAND

The Lancer Band at the Academy is comprised of 4th through 8th grade instrumental musicians who have demonstrated an advanced level of playing proficiency.

The Lancer Band performs on two major concerts, various in school performances, and travels to perform for the public outside of the school. Students in the Lancer Band are exposed to and perform advanced repertoire for a traditional concert band setting.

CONCERT BAND

The Concert Band at the Academy is comprised of 4th through 8th grade beginning instrumental students. Band members are instructed in music fundamentals alongside instrumental coaching in a traditional concert band setting. The Concert Band performs on two major concerts as well as in school and outside of school opportunities. Concert Band members have the opportunity to advance to the Lancer Band when skills and musicianship develop to an advanced level.

JAZZ BANDBand Members

The Academy's Jazz Band is comprised of 4th through 8th grade instrumental students. Band members are required to perform for the director in an informal tryout and are encouraged to perform within the Concert Band or Lancer Band on a primary or secondary instrument. The Jazz Band performs on two major concerts, in school performance opportunities, and outside of school performances. Band members are exposed to a wide variety of musical styles in a traditional big band setting including swing, Latin, rock, funk and others

 

PRIVATE INSTRUMENTAL LESSONS

4th through 8th grade instrumental students have the opportunity to take certain private lessons after school. Contact Angela Cascione for more info.

 

 

 



SAINT EDMOND'S ACADEMY

2120 Veale Road | Wilmington, DE 19810
Phone: 302.475.5370

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An Independent, Catholic Academy for Boys Grades JK-8 in the Holy Cross Tradition