A middle school band is performing on the Chapel stage. The conductor is in front of the group with his hands up.

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band provides dedicated woodwind, brass and percussion players the opportunity to prepare and perform challenging band literature. The ensemble is open to students in grades 7-12. Band members should have at least two years of experience on their instrument. The ensemble rehearses weekly and performs in November and March of each year.

2018-19 Calendar

Symphonic Band 2018-19 Calendar

2018-19 Dress Rehearsal and Concert Dates

Dress Rehearsals
Saturday, November 17, 2018 8:30-9:45 a.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
Saturday, March 16, 2019 8:30-9:45 a.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
Saturday, November 17, 2018 7:00 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel
Saturday, March 16, 2019 4:30 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Chapel


  • Students will be given a folder with music that must be brought to every rehearsal. Students should also bring a pencil with them to rehearsal.
  • All folders and music are the property of the Lawrence Academy of Music and should be returned at the end of each semester or when the student leaves the ensemble.
  • Lost or damaged music will be billed at the cost of the complete score. 

Concert Attire

  • Students should wear all black or black bottoms and a white shirt; no jeans, tennis shoes or excessive jewelry.
  • If a student wishes to wear a tie, they must wear it with a collared white long-sleeved shirt. Students may also wear suits or black sport coats.
  • If a student wishes to wear a skirt or dress, it should be knee length or longer when seated and non-patterned.

Electronics Policy

Cell phones, iPods, electronic readers, and other electronic devices are strictly prohibited during ensemble rehearsals and back stage during concerts.   If a family emergency takes place during a rehearsal or concert, please contact the ensemble manager.

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