• Band


  • The South Florence High School Band is made up of students in 9th-12th grades and all ability levels. They meet daily and perform several concerts throughout the year.  Students in Band I and II are enrolled in the CP level, F1CA students are enrolled in the Honors level. Band III and IV is taught at the Honors level for all students. All students participate in Marching Band (fall semester), seasonal concerts, and the Graduation ceremony. 

    Upon acceptance, F1CA students will have additional requirements above and beyond the base requirements for Band. They must complete at least 6 of the items below each semester:

    • Marching Band*
    • Eastern District Band Audition*
    • Eastern District Band Clinic**
    • Region 5 Audition*
    • Region 5 Band Clinic**
    • All-State Audition
    • All-State Clinic**
    • Solo & Ensemble*
    • Private Lessons
    • Outside Clinics
    • Outside Performances (PAC, Little Theatre, Florence Symphony, etc.)
    • Florence Youth Orchestra
    • Tri-M Music Honor Society (10-12 grades)

    * required, ** required if the student earns a chair in one of the ensembles

Audition Requirements for the Arts Magnet Program

  • Brass & Woodwinds

    • Scales - SCBDA Region Junior Level
    • Prepared piece - up to 1 minute in length, solo only - no ensemble parts
    • Sight Reading
    • Interview


    • Snare - SCBDA Region Junior Level rudiments
    • Mallets - SCBDA Region Junior Level Scales
    • Prepared piece (Snare or Mallets) - up to 1 minute in length, solo only - no ensemble parts
    • Sight Reading
    • Interview


  • Contact Michael Lloyd with any questions about the Band program. His email is mlloyd@fsd1.org.


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