The Booker T. Washington Band Program serves as an ambassador to the Student Body and the Overtown community. The Band program is comprised of the Jazz, Symphonic and Marching Bands. The Marching Band which is a branch of the Band Program is known as “Project 60”. The Booker T. Washington Band is the largest campus organization, most visual organization and is in high demand for numerous performances throughout the state of Florida. The Band Program creates an outlet from students facing life changing problems. The Band Program serves as a gateway into college by attaining various music scholarships from major colleges and universities throughout the United States. The Band Program gives students an opportunity to express themselves musically and thrive socially.
One of the main purposes of the Band Program is to break the cycle of poverty that many of its members are born into. Students involved in the Band must meet and maintain high academic standards and uphold the moral characteristics in which the band program was founded upon.
The Band Program will be a model for musical excellence. Fundamentals and concepts will be the cornerstone of the program and it is necessary and vital for our success. All students will understand the basic fundamentals of music and be able to respond upon demand. All students will participate in marching band and concert band evaluations, solo and ensemble festivals, and all county/all state auditions. Our fist objective is the quality of sound once this is established our progress will shift to high gear.
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