WELCOME TO THE SCOTCH PLAINS - FANWOOD HIGH SCHOOL CONCERT BAND PAGE!
 
This page will offer insight to our concert band and wind ensemble programs that are found at SPFHS. All of the concert bands as well as wind ensemble perform at school concerts and the annual music department evaluation trip.
 
FRESHMAN CONCERT BAND - Director Mr. Durand Thomas
Students should have participated in the 8th grade band program or be approved by the high school directors. We welcome all students with different levels of ability on their instruments. Beginning musicians are allowed to selct this band and will be required to take one Instrumental Technique lesson per week.
 
CONCERT BAND - Director Mr. Durand Thomas
Students should have participated in the grade 8 concert band program or be approved by the high school directors. We welcome all students with different levels of ability on their instruments. Beginning musicians are allowed to select Concert Band. Students electing this course will be required to take one Instrumental Technique lesson per week. This band is open to students in grades 10-12 
 
WIND ENSEMBLE - Director Mr. Durand Thomas
Students should have been a member of of the 8th grade band at Park or Terrill middle school, high school concert band, or approved by the directors. Members of this group are selected by audition only. All members are recommended by the director.
 
INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC TECHNIQUES - Directors - Mr. Durand Thomas, and Mr. Joe Reo
Students electing this course will be aided in the further development of techniques such as breath control, tone quality, rhythmic accuracy, and sight reading. All students in band are strongly advised to elect at least one period a week.
 
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