Arlington High School
A band is not proud because it performs well; it performs well because it is proud.- George Parks
The Symphonic Band is the 2nd band ensemble at Arlington High School.
The membership is chosen at the conclusion of each school year, by audition, from wind and percussion students in grades 9-12.
The Symphonic Band rehearses 5th period during the school day.
Members of the Symphonic Band are required to participate in an ensemble AND either: a solo OR audition for All-West Ensembles for their grade in the class. Students are welcomed and encouraged to pick out a solo and ensemble with a private lessons instructor, but may also perform a solo given by the directors. Solos for 2016-2017 are posted below.
Members of the Symphonic Band are required to EITHER perform a solo at WTSBOA solo/ensemble festival OR audition for the 2022 WTSBOA All-West Ensembles. If students make an ensemble, they will participate in the All-West clinic, held at the Cannon Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Memphis February 10-12, 2022.
Orchestra Registraion: October 22, 2021
Band Registration: December 11, 2021
Click here to go to the excerpts for each instrument.
All-West Excerpts will also be used for multiple seating exams throughout the school year.