The band program at GSMST offers students a variety of opportunities to learn and perform music. In addition to symphonic band, students can participate in chamber ensemble and jazz band. Currently, chamber groups at GSMST include; percussion ensemble, brass quintet, woodwind quintet, jazz band and jazz combo. In addition to the opportunity to be expressive through music, the symphonic band, chamber groups and jazz bands perform frequently in a variety of settings. For audition information for the 2017-18 school year, please click Band Audition Information.
On Thursday July 27th, please come at your convenience between the hours of 3-8pmfor the GSMST Music Boosters BAND, ORCHESTRA, and CHORUS registration at GSMST in the West Wing. Park in the back GSMST parking lot and enter at the student drop off entrance used during STEM week. Signs will be posted and volunteers will greet and direct you upon entering the building.
Registration should take anywhere from 30-45 minutes (sometimes less if you're fast with a computer!) to complete!
At registration you will:
- Enter all personal and emergency contact/medical information into our online database allowing us to fully communicate with our Music Booster families
- Submit the $100 booster fee (covers formal uniform, awards, clinicians, and MUCH, MUCH, MORE!), $20 casual uniform fee, and *optional* $3 instrument locker fee
- Submit the annual $60 GCPS instrument rental fee via My Payments Plus. This is ONLY for students using a school-owned instrument (BAND: larger instruments; ORCHESTRA: cello & bass)
- "Give 'Em 2!" We are asking EVERY parent to volunteer a mere 2 HOURS of their time to help their student's musical endeavors. Sign-up is quick and easy at registration.
While we understand summer vacation plans may still be happening, it is vital to get our students off to a good start in their school year by handling these registration items early. Please make every effort to attend!!
If you have questions contact the director for your student's ensemble:
To learn more about the GSMST Band program, select one of the menu options at the top of the page.