The Methacton HS Concert Band is a performing arts class that is scheduled during the regular academic day. The class follows an established curriculum, and includes instrumental performance alone and in groups, music theory, playing tests, as well as other graded assignments. Students rehearse a wide variety of musical literature in preparation for several public concerts each year. There are also several evening rehearsals prior to each concert performance.
The MHS Jazz Band is a co-curricular activity which meets 1 time per week beginning in the early winter. The Jazz Band performs in many public concerts, and is part a festival association which affords the students an opportunity to receive expert evaluations 4 times per year in local contests. Auditions, which are held in November or December, are open to any student with performing experience on sax, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, drums and guitar.
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