Elementary Band & Orchestra begins in 5th grade. Students choose between band or orchestra instruments and learn to play their instrument of choice.
These students have the opportunity to continue their musical education at the middle school level. There is also a one week summer program for middle school students called SOUND POWER!
1. Camp is August 5-9 at Baker Middle School, daily from 9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m.
2. The cost of the camp is $150 before May 31st and $175 after May 31st
3. Registration is only done online through a link or QR code (in registration packet)
4. Camp cost includes the uniform t-shirt and lunch
5. Registration ENDS on 7/26/19
6. There are no registrations after 7/26/19 or at camp
In 8th grade, band students take a trip to Cedar Point and perform.
Students can take band class and join the Athens Marching Band in high school. These band students participate in solo ensembles, competitions, football games and band trips. In January 2021, band students will be traveling to Disney World and perform in a parade. Check the Troy Athens Bands website under About for more information. The Troy Athens Band Program services over 200 students through various ensembles including: Campus Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, Jazz Ensemble, Marching Band and Winterguard. More information can by found on the Troy Athens Bands website.
Athens has a great orchestra program including Freshman Orchestra, Concert Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra. These orchestra students participate in ensembles, trips and events. Please visit the Athens Orchestra website for more information.