Instrumental

"Welcome to the Parkville High School Instrumental Department!"

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Contact Information: Email - Molly Brolaski

Instagram: @phsknightsmusic


Upcoming Performances:

Winter Concert- Thursday, December 9th  @7:00pm

Steel Band All Stars (Steel Band)- January TBD

Orchestra Area Concert- Tuesday, March 15th

Band Area Concert- Thursday, March 17th

Spring Concert- Thursday, May 5th @7:00pm

Panorama (Steel Band)- Friday, May 6th

Visit our website closer to concert time to acquire tickets for each event!

 

Courses: Concert Band, Concert Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Guitar 1, Piano

 

Clubs: Steel Band

 

2021-2022 Instrumental Handbook

Instrumental Handbook
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Ensemble Descriptions:

Orchestra- String ensemble that consists of Violin, Viola, Cello, and Bass. Comprised of 9th-12th grade students with prior string experience. Orchestra participates in the yearly BCPS Music Performance Assessment in March.

Concert Band- Wind and percussion ensemble that consists of Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion. Comprised of 9th-12th grade students with prior wind or percussion experience.

Wind Ensemble- Honors wind and percussion ensemble that consists of Woodwinds, Brass, and Percussion. Comprised of mostly 10th-12th grade students with prior wind or percussion experience. This ensemble is audition only or teacher recommendation. The repertoire of this ensemble is extensive and advanced. Wind Ensemble participates in the yearly BCPS Music Performance Assessment in March.

 

Steel Band- An after school extra-curricular steel pan ensemble. Comprised of 9th-12th grade students. All students are required to audition for Steel Band. Auditions will be held before the activity rehearsal schedule begins. Date and Time of auditions will be posted outside of the band room. After school rehearsal will take place on Tuesday and Thursday from 2:45pm-3:45pm. Attendance to after school rehearsals are mandatory and failure to attend rehearsals will result in removal from Steel Band.

 

Audition Information:

Wind Ensemble: New and returning students may be nominated by Mx. Brolaski to become members of Wind Ensemble. Students may also audition at the beginning of the school year to be part of Wind Ensemble. Please see Mx. Brolaski on the first day of class to receive audition materials.

*Students not enrolled in music classes at Parkville High are required to audition for any after school ensembles/activities.

Steel Band: Steel Band is an after school, extra-curricular steel pan ensemble. All students are required to audition for Steel Band. Auditions will be held before the activity rehearsal schedule begins. Date and time of auditions will be posted outside of band room.

 

Program Achievements: 2016 Marching Band Showcase participants. 2016 Mayor’s Christmas Parade. 2016 White Marsh Holiday Parade