CLASS ENSEMBLES AND EXTRACURRICULAR BAND PROGRAMS
Athens Drive High School supports many band activities. There are three classes offered during the school day for which the student can receive class credit. In addition, there are several extracurricular programs in which the students can participate.
Class ensembles include Concert Band, Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble. ADHS class ensembles have performed in numerous venues, including the 2010 National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis, Indiana and the NC Music Educator’s Convention. Our class bands have a long history of Superior Ratings.
Extracurricular band programs include Marching Band, Winter Guard, Winter Percussion, and Jazz Band. The Marching Band includes Color Guard and Percussion. Our Marching Band performs August through December. Performances include ADHS home football games, various competitions and area parades. The Marching Band has performed in many locations throughout the US, including Florida’s Walt Disney World and Hersey Park in Pennsylvania. Awards include numerous Grand Champion and First Place Awards. Winter Guard and Winter Percussion are competitive performing groups that practice and compete December through March. The ADHS Jazz Band performs at concerts, school events and various local area venues. Jazz Band runs January through May.