Brass and Wind Ensembles

Young Sousas

Young Sousas is our beginning band ensemble for brass and wind players – students will participate in outreach concerts, performances, and learn about the fundamentals of music in a safe and fun environment. Rehearsals take place on Sundays from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at Miami-Dade College South Campus.

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Concert Band

Concert Band is our intermediate band ensemble for Brass and wind players who have progressed beyond our Young Sousas program – students participate in outreach concerts, performances and have the opportunity to participate in chamber ensembles. Concert Band members also participate in a full orchestra ensemble as members of our Concert Orchestra. Concert Band rehearses at Miami-Dade College South Campus on Sundays from 2:15 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

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Jazz Band

Jazz Band is an intermediate band ensemble for Brass and wind players who have progressed beyond our Young Sousas program – students participate in outreach concerts, performances and have the opportunity to participate in chamber ensembles. Jazz Band rehearses at Miami-Dade College South Campus on Sundays from 4:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

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Concert Orchestra

Concert Orchestra is our intermediate full orchestra ensemble and includes brass and wind players as well as string players. Students will participate in outreach concerts, performances and have the opportunity to participate in chamber ensembles. The Concert Orchestra rehearses rehearses at Miami-Dade College South Campus on Sundays from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Symphony Orchestra

This is our senior orchestra encompassing brass, wind and string players. Members of our Symphony Orchestra have auditioned and been accepted. They play at the highest level of all our ensembles. Members of the Symphony Orchestra participate in outreach concerts, performances and also have the opportunity to participate in chamber ensembles. The Symphony Orchestra is conducted by Music Director Huifang Chen and rehearses at the University of Miami’s Frost School of Music on Sundays from 2:00-5:00 p.m.

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