Marching Band

The Cougar Marching Band is a show band that
performs at all Varsity Football Games. It consistently performs multiple
shows every football season, integrating challenging music, with cutting
edge marching and drill techniques. Go to the Auxiliary, Band Camp, and Drumline pages too!

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic band has been performing
as an audition group since Southview's opening. This year will be competing
in Class A at OMEA Large Group Contest.

Concert Band
The Concert Band has been performing as a group since the opening of
Southview. This year will be competing in Class C at OMEA Large Group
Contest. 

Jazz Band ~

Syllabus and Enrollment

The Jazz Band is made up of a standard wind section and rhythm section that
meet three days a week from 2:30-3:30pm.  Full Ensemble rehearsals are
Tuesday/Thursday after school.  In addition to full ensemble
rehearsals: First Year Jazz Band Members have rehearsal on Mondays and 2-4
Year Jazz Band Members have rehearsal on Wednesdays.  All members of
the Jazz Band will experience several different styles of jazz, study the
history, improvisation, and perform in several different capacities. 

Pep Band

The Pep Band performs at home boys/girls
basketball games and a
hockey game (if the schedule permits) each year. All members of the band program are required to
attend a minimum of four games each year.  Attendance at all pep band
games counts as 1 point towards the band letter.

 

OMEA Solo & Ensemble


All members are encouraged to participate in
the annual Solo and Ensemble Contest.  This event, which is usually held in
February, is sponsored by the O.M.E.A.  The purpose of this contest is to
promote and encourage students to improve basic musicianship through solo
and small ensemble performances.  All participants are required to pay
for 1/2 of the entry fee and their accompanist. 

Resources

Percussion
Axiom TV

Percussion 101-Vic Firth