The Concert Band is made up of beginning to intermediate level musicians. Students in the Concert Band work on the development of musical skills that prepare them for the Symphonic Band. This ensemble performs regularly throughout the fall and spring semesters.
The Symphonic Band is made up of intermediate to advanced level musicians. Students in the Symphonic Band work on the development of musical skills that prepare them for the Symphonic Winds ensemble. This ensemble performs regularly throughout the fall and spring semesters.
The Symphonic Winds class consists of the top level musicians at Duluth High School. Entry is by audition only, and all students are encouraged to take private lessons on their instrument outside of class. This ensemble performs regularly throughout the fall and spring semesters.
The Duluth Wildcat Marching Band consists of Winds, Percussion, and Color Guard. The band performs at all Duluth Wildcat football games, various parades, and at local competitions throughout the fall. Registration for marching band occurs during the spring of the previous school year. The Winds and Percussion sections are open to all current and rising band students. Color Guard is available to all current and rising students through an open audition process.
Winter Guard is a winter Colorgaurd activity that involves performing one 4-6 minute show to music; that will compete with other Winter Guard programs in the SAPA competition circuit. The performer’s goal is to tell a story through dancing, choreography, and spinning equipment. Winter Guard is open to all students, grades 9 to 12, that wish to be a part of a competitive Colorguard in the winter months. Like Colorguard, Winter Guard participation requires an audition process to obtain a spot in the Winter Guard program.