The full band performs at all ORHS football games, selected marching
contests, and the Oak Ridge Christmas Parade. All students enrolled in the Band
class and guard members enrolled in the Auxillary class, perform with
Our 2017 show is entitled Danza del Toro.
This select group performs music at the grade 5 and 6 level. Placement
in this band is by audition only. This band concentrates on performance
techniques, and showcases several senior students in solo performances.
Recent festival pieces performed by this band include "First
Suite in Eb for Concert Band", "Tulsa", "Punchinello", "Lord
of the Rings", and "Armenian Dances,
This band performs music at the grade 4 and 5 level. Placement is
dependent on yearly seating auditions. This band stresses developmental
and scale studies, as well as musical performance. Recent festival
performances include "Canticle of the Creatures", "Metroplex", "Havendance", "Exultate", "Martyr's
Mirror", and "Symphonic
The JazzKats rehearse after school later in the Marching Season. The group performs at all concerts, as well as other select venues in town.
JazzKats is a volunteer group under the direction of Mr. Mike Spirko. It is open to all members of the ORHS Band as well as other students in the school who may be interested.
Brass, Woodwind, and Percussion ensembles are featured at concerts
throughout the year. The band also divides into smaller "Pep
Bands" to provide music at other events.