The Bands

Entry to the PHPS Band Program is opened to all children from Year 3 to Year 6.

Training Band

Training Band (TB) is specifically tailored for beginners. The full band will rehearse on Fridays 8.00 -9.00 am and sectional practice is held during Friday lunchtime. Rehearsals will take place in the band room (3-6). The conductor will advise the children which section rehearsing each week. Progression will be as per the Band Award Program.

Intermediate Band

Intermediate Band (ICB) will offer repertoire for students with at least a year of practice on their respective instrument. This band rehearses on Wednesday Mornings from 7:30 – 9:00 in the band room (3-6). Progression will be as per the Band Award Program.

Senior Band

Senior Concert Band (SCB) targets more students with typically two or more years of practice. The band rehearses on Thursday mornings 7:30- 9:00am in the band room (3-6).

Jazz Band

Jazz Band offers an opportunity for advanced students to play in a band with jazz ensemble type of set up. Each player in this band is also a member of a school Concert Band. This band rehearses on Monday Afternoons 3:30-4:30 in the band room (3-6). There is a limited number of places available. Entry into this band is usually offered via audition and targets students who play saxophone, trumpet, trombone, bass guitar, baritone, keyboard and percussion.

Performance Calendar

Performance Calendar

 


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