VHS Concert Band
The Vanguard High School Concert Band is the premiere concert ensemble in the Vanguard High School Band department. Membership in this band is determined by director approval. This band will play several concerts and festivals each year and will serve as the center of the entire band program.
Sectionals may be called at the director’s or section leader’s discretion. Participation in this ensemble is required of all band members.
VHS Marching Knights
The Vanguard High School Marching Knights Band is comprised of the total membership of the Vanguard High School Band Program. The Vanguard High School Marching Knights Band will provide music for the entertainment of the fans at all home and selected away Vanguard football games in the stands and on the field at halftime. Along with performing at football games, they will also march in assessments, parades, competitions, festivals and may on occasion make appearances at other various local functions. This ensemble meets during regularly scheduled class times as well as the following after school rehearsals:
Semester 1 (Aug. - Nov.)
Tuesdays from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Thursdays from 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Occasional after school rehearsals and/or sectionals may be called at the director’s or section leader’s discretion. Participation in this ensemble is required of all band members.
VHS Knight Fever
The Vanguard High School Jazz Band is comprised of the students in the Vanguard Concert Band interested in exploring the world of jazz. Any students wanting to participate in the jazz band who are not in the Vanguard Concert Band must consult with the director first for auditions and approval.
Participation in this ensemble is voluntary will meet after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 4pm.
This ensemble will perform at various concerts and jazz festivals throughout the year.
VHS Color Guard
The Vanguard High School Color Guard is the auxiliary corps for the Vanguard Marching Band. It is open to any Vanguard High School students interested in the art of color guard. Flag, rifle, sabre and dance work are all potential components of the color guard. It rehearses and performs regularly with the marching band and participates in its own festivals and competitions during the rest of the year as the Winter Guard.
In addition to Marching Knights rehearsals, the Color Guard and Winter Guard will have additional practices at the discretion of the instructor.
The Vanguard High School ‘RED’giment Percussion Ensemble comprised of the percussion section in the Vanguard High School Band Program. The ‘RED’giment Percussion performs at multiple city events, car washes, and other fundraisers.
This ensemble will meet after school on Wednesdays.