ALL GCHS Band Students need to register for Charms including all flag and dance students. Registration is due before band camp begins. Click here for more information.
Dance Line & Flag Line Teams
This group is the auxiliary visual group of the band and consists of dancers and flags. Membership is by audition only in the spring of the school year. The Dance Line and Color Guard perform with the marching band in addition to participating in both group and individual competitions as separate units. They also perform at many community functions, basketball games, parades, and winter guard/dance competitions.
This is the highest level performing concert group at Gulf Coast High. Membership is by audition only and balanced instrumentation is a factor in membership selection. Students in this band will gain knowledge and exposure to standard band literature as well as advanced performing techniques. This course is designed for the most serious and dedicated students as extra rehearsals and individual outside practice is a must. Juniors and Seniors are eligible to receive honors credits for being in Wind Ensemble. For more information regarding receiving this credit please click here.
This is the second level performing concert group at Gulf Coast High. Membership to this group is also by audition only and instrumentation is a factor. While this group is an intermediate performing group, training in basic fundamentals of playing are also taught. Students in this group will also gain exposure to advanced band literature and performance techniques. This band will also involve several extra rehearsals and individual outside practice.
This is the third performing group at Gulf Coast High. While emphasis in this band is predominantly on basic fundamentals and technical advancement, students will be exposed to standard band literature. A few extra rehearsals are required and individual practice is essential for advancement.
Concert Band (Freshman)
This is the fourth performing group at Gulf Coast High and is open to all incoming freshman. While emphasis in this band is predominantly on basic fundamentals and technical advancement, students will be exposed to standard band literature. A few extra rehearsals are required and individual practice is essential for advancement.
This is a small ensemble designed for experience in jazz and popular style music. Membership is by audition only and is restricted to advanced players. Instrumentation is based on that of the traditional big bands. Students will learn aspects of jazz such as improvisation and swing as well as participate in many public performances. Due to the popularity of our Jazz band we have now added a 2nd Jazz Band to allow more students the opportunity to work with some of the top Jazz musicians in Florida.
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