BAND

The Immaculate Conception School Band program consists of 6 different bands ranging from 4th grade through 8th grade. Students begin learning their instruments at the beginning of 4th grade and continue their musical advancement through the upper-elementary and middle school levels.  Members of the band program have a weekly pull-out instrumental lesson in a small group setting. These lessons, located in the ICS band room, operate on a rotating schedule in order to avoid missing the same class consecutively.  Concert band and jazz  band rehearsals are held once a week on the gymnasium stage.

7th and 8th Grade Wind Ensemble:

Wednesdays during activity period 8:00 - 8:45

  - The 7th and 8th grade wind ensemble is our highest level ensemble. They perform in the Christmas and Spring Concerts and compete in the Music in the Parks band competition in May. This ensemble marches in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

 

6th Grade Concert Band:

Mondays during activity period 8:00 - 8:45

- The 6th Grade Band performs at the Christmas and Spring Concerts. This ensemble marches in the annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

 

5th Grade Concert Band:

Wednesdays during recess 12:15 - 12:45

- The 5th Grade Band performs at the Christmas and Spring Concerts.

 

4th Grade Band:

Tuesdays during recess 11:45 - 12:15

- The 4th Grade Band performs at the Christmas and Spring Concerts.

 

5th & 6th Grade Jazz Band:

Mondays during recess 12:15 - 12:45

-The 5th Grade Jazz Band performs at the Christmas and Spring Concerts.

 

7 & 8th Grade Jazz Band

Fridays before school 7:20 - 7:50

-The 6th - 8th Grade Jazz Band performs at the Christmas and Spring Concerts as well as the Halloween Parade and the ICS Open House. 

Handbell Choir

Grades 5-8. ICS handbell ensemble allows students to participate in a musical ensemble where each member plays an integral part of the ensemble. The group meets weekly after school. Director: Mr. Gary Gavula

IC Church Choir

Grades 3-8. This is a church choir that prepares students to sing at Sunday Mass. The choir meets one day a week after school and sings at Mass twice a month. Director: Mr. Gary Gavula

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