Band

Instrumental Music(Grades 5-8)

Provides the opportunity for students to experience and feel success in instrumental music through skills acquisition, rehearsals, individual practice, performance, listening and competitions.  Besides developing proficiency on a traditional band instrument, students will learn basic music theory and music history.

Instrumental Music(Grades 9-12)

Designed for students who play traditional band instruments;  woodwinds, brass, and percussion.  This is a continuation of middle school concert band and covers embouchure, posture, breathing, tuning, blend, balance, musical listening, and characteristic sound production.  Students will also continue to improve their level of instrument proficiency, music theory, and music history.  The symphonic band will perform as a group ensemble throughout the year.

Hammond School

854 Galway Lane, Columbia, SC 29209  •  P:803.776.0295