Concert Bands

East River Concert Ensembles

At East River High School, we have three concert ensembles: Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, and Beginning Band. Students in these ensembles are also eligible to be members of our Chamber Ensembles. Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band members are required to be a part of the Falcon Vanguard.

Record Breaking 2022!

Wind Ensemble earns Superior rating at District MPA and an Excellent rating at State MPA. Symphonic Band earns first Superior at MPA by a second concert band in school history. Student Conductor earns first Superior in school history as well! Congratulations to all of our students!

Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is the premier wind band at East River. Entrance is by limited access and this ensemble consistently performs grade 4-6 literature.

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band is our second concert ensemble. Open to all members of the marching band, the Symphonic Band performs all grades of literature and focuses on the musical development of the members.

Beginning Band

The Beginning Band is open to all students at East River High who would like to learn to play an instrument. Students in the band program who wish to learn a second instrument can also join the Beginning Band!

The Wind Ensemble finishing their performance at the 2022 District Music Performance Assessment. They earned a Superior rating and an Excellent rating at the State M.P.A.

The Symphonic Band performing at the 2022 District Music Performance Assessment. They were the first Symphonic Band (second band) from East River H.S. to earn a Superior rating at M.P.A.!

World renowned composer Robert Sheldon taught a clinic with the Wind Ensemble students as they play Sheldon’s A Longford Legend for the State Band M.P.A.

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