The Fenwick Instrumental Program is a positive and supportive community. Students have the opportunity to develop their personal and musical skills through a wide range of high quality experiences with the aim that they will develop a lifelong enjoyment of music. Students participating in the Fenwick High School’s instrumental ensembles will be able to:
Perform large ensemble, chamber ensemble, and solo repertoire at their highest individual and group potential.
Demonstrate musical and technical prowess on their instrument.
Discuss cultural and historical context for the music they perform.
Analyze and evaluate musical performances given by themselves and others.
Compose, notate, arrange, and improvise music within specified guidelines.
Demonstrate knowledge of basic music theory.
Demonstrate effective peer leadership.
Fenwick Instrumental Program offers the following courses: Orchestra, Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Percussion Ensemble I & II, and Jazz Band. The Bands combine to create the Fenwick Pep Band that plays at home varsity football games, basketball games, other sports events, and pep rallies.
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Expressive Arts Department Chair
Teacher, Instructional Technology
Pep Band playing the Fenwick Fight Song
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Fall Instrumental Concert - Thursday, October 12, 2023
Expressive Arts Christmas Concert - Tuesday, December 5, 2023
Winter Instrumental Concert - Thursday, February 22, 2024 7PM
Spring Instrumental Concert - Thursday, May 2, 2024 7PM
Instrumental Program Accomplishments
State of the Art Catholic Band Competition 2nd Place Class AA 2022
State of the Art Band Contest 2020 - 2nd Place Class A, 3rd Place Class AA
State of the Art Band Contest 2019 - 2nd Place Class A
State of the Art Band Contest 2018 - 3rd Place Class A, 1st Place Class AA
Students selected for ILMEA District 1 Festival every year
Students selected for ILMEA All-State in 2019, 2020