Christian School District’s band program is under the direction of Mr. Michael Smith. The program consists of students in grades 5-12 in concert bands, symphonic band, pep band, and jazz band.
High School Symphonic Band is a full-year, performance-based class teaching various musical styles. This upper dimension band performs high school level literature. The band has a minimum of five performances per year. Musical opportunities for the Symphonic Band include solo/ensemble festival, large ensemble festival, winter, and spring concerts, and Veterans Chapel.
High School Pep Band is formed from the Symphonic Band and performs at pep rallies and selected basketball games.
High School Jazz Band is a specialized, performance-based class focused on the art of jazz. Students must be enrolled in the Symphonic Band in order to try out for Jazz Band. Material includes jazz music theory, advanced ear training, improvisation, and jazz music history. Performance opportunities include several local jazz festivals, a winter and spring concert, and our annual Glam & Jazz Band Dinner. All performances are mandatory. Class meets during zero hour (before school) four days per week.