Wind Ensemble is a course for students who have met the standards for Symphonic Band. Members learn aspects of playing an instrument including reading music, completion of a music theory assignments each semester, and performing various wind band literature (Wind Ensemble, Pep Band, Jazz Band and Small Ensemble). On and off-campus concerts, Cardinal Gibbons home football games, specified community parades and outreach performances are all required. Students should provide their own instruments unless other arrangements are made with the instructor. *See page 5 regarding HPE Deferment for Rising 9th grade students.