DCA Symphonic Winds
About The Symphonic Winds
Wind Ensemble - The DCA Wind Ensemble provides large group instruction and performance experiences for wind and percussion instruments. Under the skillful direction of Mr. Sheldon McLean, the DCA Wind Ensemble boast numerous students earning Honor Band honors and Superior Ratings at both the district and state level.
Major emphasis of study will focus on continuing skill development, conceptual understanding, and aesthetic appreciation needed to perform selected significant band literature. Required activities include concerts, festivals, evaluations, special engagements, and DCA’s annual musical theater production. Band V-VI (Honors Credit) includes all of the requirements of regular band with the added requirements of individualized performance, student leadership, musical evaluation, student conducting, and written assignments.
PREREQUISITE: Instructor’s approval and evidence of advanced musical competence through prior experiences in solo evaluation, performance, student leadership and ensemble conducting.
This course generally requires extra rehearsals and performances beyond the school day.
Winter & Spring Concerts
FBA District Music Performance Assessment
FBA Solo & Ensemble
FBA State Music Performance Assessment
FBA All State Honor Band Auditions
All County Honor Band Auditions
DCA Annual Musical Production
Dillard Center for the Arts Concert 2016 Summer Concert Band Camp
The Dillard Center for the Arts Summer Concert Band Camp offers a week-long, immersive instrumental camp experience for students who want to perform wind band music at a higher level. Get energized, improve, learn new skills, develop leadership, interact with renowned teachers, exciting artists, and fellow campers from across Broward County. Designed specifically for the high school and middle school concert band student, you will have the opportunity to grow as both a musician and individual.
Our Concert Band Camp Features The Following:
Highly professional staff of guest conductors
Ensemble rehearsals, small sectionals and all state audition prep
Master classes for all instruments
Hands-on, experiential learning opportunities for musical growth
Where: Dillard High School
Dates: June 27th - 30th (Camp Finale Performance - June 30th)
Time: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cost - $90 (includes breakfast and lunch)
2016 Band Camp Online Registration
Once you have completed your registration a link for payment will be emailed to you within 24 hours.