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Concert Ensembles

The 2013 Hempfield High School Symphonic Band in front of Lake Erie following their performance at the PMEA All-State Convention!

The center of the Hempfield High School band program, the "Black Knight" Concert Ensembles are comprised of students in grades 9-12 and meet year-round during the school day (every other day for 78 minutes).

The Concert Band is comprised of 9th grade students and maintains a strong focus on building individual and ensemble skills.
The Symphonic Band is comprised of 10th-12th grade students and seeks to develop advanced levels of musicianship.

In addition to performing at all Hempfield High School Band Concerts, the Concert Bands also enjoy performance opportunities at band festivals and adjudications around the area, giving students the opportunity to perform for a variety of audiences and receive feedback to encourage further growth.

Concert Ensemble Announcements

  • PMEA District 7 Band Audition Solos Announced! The 2015-16 PMEA District 7 Band Audition material has been announced! District Band is a PHENOMENAL experience for student musicians and serves as an achievable goal for members that ...
    Posted May 19, 2015, 7:54 AM by adam_gumble@hempfieldsd.org
  • HSD Private Instructors List (Revised April 2015) The achievement of the musical ensembles across the Hempfield School District is a direct reflection of the quality of each member. Every student musician plays a vital role in the ...
    Posted Apr 20, 2015, 9:55 AM by adam_gumble@hempfieldsd.org
  • NEW Tuning Packet! Many students feel as though their instruments should come "ready-made" to press down the right keys, blow some air, and play in tune! Unfortunately, we live in a world ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2014, 7:35 AM by adam_gumble@hempfieldsd.org
  • Revised Band Handbook > Download Now! Greetings, all! As we move into the 2014-15 school year, the Band Handbook has received a "facelift" and is now available for download! The 2014-15 "Statement of Understanding ...
    Posted Aug 21, 2014, 10:45 AM by adam_gumble@hempfieldsd.org
  • 2013-14 Reflection/Evaluation
    Posted May 29, 2014, 4:56 AM by adam_gumble@hempfieldsd.org
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2015-16 Concert Ensemble Performances
PMEA Music Performance Assessment @ Central York HS
Central York HS
Wednesday, April 13th (12:30 PM)

Spring Band Concert
Hempfield Performing Arts Center
Monday, May 8th (7:30 PM)