T.C. Williams Band
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Alexandria, VA

T.C. Williams 

High School

Bands

Announcements

The Marching Band Intent Letter form is located here. Please turn in the form and fees as soon as possible to Mr. Gonzalez or Mr. Rogers at TC Williams.  Check the CHARMS calendar for Marching Band Camp dates and competitions.

Marching Band Camp begins August 14!

Band Booster meetings are every second Wednesday of the month. All band parents are encouraged to attend. For more details, click here.

Upcoming Events

Band Parents Social | July 22, 3-6:00pm, TCW Stadium Concessions Stand

Band Boosters Meeting | August 8, 7:00 pm Band Room

Marching Band Camp | August 14-18, 21-25, 8-4:30

 

 

Contact

➤ LOCATION

TC Williams High School                              3330 King St. Alexandria, VA 22302

☎ CONTACT

carlos.gonzalez@acps.k12.va.us
(703) 824-6859

2017 TC Williams Wind Ensemble

2017 TC Williams Wind Ensemble

Ensembles


Concert Band

This course is for new band students or those switching instruments. Students focus on the development of basic skills and knowledge of instrumental music (wind and percussion) including scales, tone quality, and sight-reading.  Students will study and perform music of various genres and grade levels.  The band will perform at VBODA Concert Assessment in March. This course is open to all grade levels.                                        

Prerequisite: Director Approval


Jazz Band

The focus of this course is to develop skill and knowledge in jazz performance and styling. Students will learn elements of jazz improvisation and be exposed to a variety of styles.  The jazz combo is a dynamic group that performs all over the Washington metro area. Students in combo must be members of the jazz band and will be selected by the direct

Co-requisite: Must be currently enrolled in a Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, or Concert Band, or director approval


Symphonic Band

This course focuses on the further development of skills and knowledge with a focus on aesthetics and musicality. Skills learned previously are reviewed and expanded to prepare members for more advanced literature.  Students will study and perform music of various genres and grade levels with a strong focus on VBODA grades IV- V.  The band will perform at VBODA Concert Assessment in March. This course is open to all grade levels and requires an audition.                                        

Prerequisite: Middle School Band & Successful Audition


MARCHING BAND

The Marching Titans is one of the most visible organizations at TC Williams High School.  In addition to developing and reinforcing strong performance skills, students enrolled in marching band will develop individual responsibility, citizenship, teamwork, discipline, attention to detail, spatial awareness, physical and mental strength and endurance.  Members perform throughout the fall at football games, parades, and competitions.                 

Co-requisite: Marching Band is required for all Symphonic Band & Wind Ensemble students not participating in a TCW High School VHSL fall sport

 


Wind ensemble

This is the premier ensemble at TC Williams. Members develop their musical sensitivity and skills, as well as a theoretical understanding of musical literature. Students will perform challenging literature from traditional and contemporary repertoires at VBODA grades V-VI.  As the premier wind band in the school, students are expected to practice regularly and attend sectionals as needed.  Though not required, members are highly encouraged to take private lessons. This course requires an audition.                                

Prerequisite: One Year of High School & Successful Audition


Other Performance Opportunities

Throughout the year, students will have the opportunity to audition and perform at a variety of musical events, including Pit Orchestra, All-District and All-State Band, Solo and Ensemble, as well as other events in the community. 

 

 
 

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