Marching Band

This Late Bird course is open to all students who play a band instrument and successfully pass an audition in the spring semester of the previous school year. Instrumentalists must be enrolled in either Concert Band Class or Symphonic Band Class for both semesters. Students must attend Summer Band Camp, Fall Mini-Camp, after school rehearsals, football games, contests and parades.

Wind Ensemble

This course is open to all students who successfully pass an audition. It is a performing band for students at an advanced level of proficiency. The Wind Ensemble provides structure for advanced development of performance skills, tone production, technical facility, and music fundamentals. Students must attend at Winter Band Camp, after school sectionals and/or rehearsals, and concerts.

Symphonic Band

This course is open to all students who successfully pass an audition. It is a performing band for students at an intermediate level of proficiency. The Symphonic Band provides structure for development of performance skills, tone production, technical facility, and music fundamentals. Students must attend a Winter Band Camp, after school sectionals and/or rehearsals, and concerts.

R&B Jazz Band

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Color Guard

The Blazer Band winter guard, which is an indoor color guard and dance ensemble, offers students a chance to perform at the highest level through challenging choreography, acrobatics and equipment work. The winter guard begins rehearsing in November and continues through the spring semester with various performances and competitions. The group, which is open to all Ridge View students who audition, has received numerous awards, including the SCBDA Class AA and CIPA Novice championship titles in 2004.