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"The Spirit of Cox Mill" Marching Band

 

Marching Band:​ This ensemble is the primary group to perform at football games, community events, parades and marching competitions.  Marching band begins with band camp in August and finishes at the end of the football season. For more information, contact Mr. Singer at director@chargerbands.org



 

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band and Concert Band

 

Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band: These classes usually consist of 10th, 11th and 12th graders.  Students will be building advanced skills to perform advanced concert band literature.  Students prepare musical selections for adjudication at various festivals and competitions.  



Concert Band: This class usually consists mostly of freshman. Students will continue to stress the fundamentals as well as prepare for advanced study.  Students prepare musical selections for adjudication at various festivals and competitions.



Concerts will be held twice each semester to showcase selections for parents and the community.  Students are encouraged to take band both semesters.



Jazz Band

 

This ensemble usually consists of those individuals who wish to play various musical styles including jazz, blues, rock, Latin and Dixie-land.  Students will build their knowledge of improvisation as well as basic chord structure.  Concerts will be held to showcase selections for parents and the community.  Jazz Band is audition only and will meet in the spring semester after school.

Pit Orchestra

 

This ensemble consists of those individuals who wish to perform in a theatre setting performing with drama and chorus students.  Pit Orchestra is audition only and will meet in the spring semester after school when playing with the musical.

Percussion Ensemble

 

This ensemble is for percussionist who would like to extend their skills and music vocabulary to further continue their music learning at Cox Mill. This ensemble focuses heavily on fundamentals of each percussion instrument. The percussion ensemble performs at school, community, and competitive performances. This ensemble meets in the spring after school.