The Falcon Force Band Program is a comprehensive instrumental music program working with students in grades 9-12 as well as 7th and 8th graders from local Catholic elementary schools in marching band and auxiliary groups. The program includes students of all levels, from beginners to those with many years of experience planning to student music at the university level. Students with all levels of experience can participate in the program playing string, wind, keyboard and percussion instruments.
The Falcon Force Marching Band is the most visible element of the Fenwick music program. The program, open to all students in grades 7-12, combines music education with elements of entertainment and competition throughout the fall athletic season.
Concert Band Class
In band, students learn about the history, theory, and people of music through the preparation and performance of various styles of musical literature.
In addition to the requirements in place for CONCERT BAND students enrolled in honors level band must complete additional requirements each semester.
Color Guard is the primary auxiliary unit of the Falcon Force Marching Band adding visual elements of artistry through dance, flag and weaponry work.
Winter Guard is a continuation of the color guard unit that works independently outside of the marching band season, perfecting skills in dance, flag, and weaponry work.
Pep Band is an instrumental ensemble performing outside of the marching band season to support other school activities such as pep rallies and basketball games.
Liturgical Music Ministry works in conjunction with campus ministry to plan and execute prayer through music for school liturgies.
Instrumental Methods – This course is designed to give any student in grades 9-11 a more in-depth and personalized approach to music performance and theory development.
Advanced Instrumental Methods – This course is designed to give any student in grades 9-12 a more in-depth and personalized approach to music performance and theory development.
Guitar and Keyboard – This course is designed to give any student in grades 10-12 an opportunity to learn and play guitar and piano.