Wind Ensemble
Concert Ensembles

Concert Ensembles

Wind Ensemble

The premier concert performance ensemble of GHHS. Performs at several concerts, two recruiting concerts, district and state MSBOA festival, graduation, and other special engagements. Members are also encouraged to perform in the fall musical pit orchestra as well as the full Symphony Orchestra. Membership by audition only. Private lessons highly recommended. Members of this group also hold joint membership in the Buccaneer Marching Band and High Wind Advisory.

Symphonic Band

The intermediate concert performance ensemble of GHHS. Performs at several concerts, district MSBOA festival, graduation, and other special engagements. Membership by audition only. Private lessons highly recommended. Members of this group also hold joint membership in the Buccaneer Marching Band and High Wind Advisory.

Concert Band

The non-­auditioned concert performance ensemble of GHHS. Performs at four concerts and MSBOA district festival. Audition not required for membership. Private lessons highly recommended. Members of this group also hold joint membership in High Wind Advisory. Members of Concert Band are not members of the Buccaneer Marching Band.

Buccaneer Big Band (Jazz Band)

The Buccaneer Big Band is a 17-­piece jazz band that meets during “0” hour at GHHS. Performs at numerous concerts, invitationals, swing nights, MSBOA State Jazz Festival and several other engagements. Membership by audition only. Private lessons highly recommended. Auditions in May.

Grand Haven Percussion Ensemble(s)

The newest addition to the GHHS bands, the Grand Haven Percussion Ensemble(s) brings together GHHS percussionists to learn percussion ensemble literature for MSBOA Solo and Ensemble festival as well as several appearances at concerts and basketball games. This group traditionally meets after marching season and performs through April. Membership by audition only.