Southwest Florida Christian Academy

Phone: 239-936-8865

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Band

Beginning

SFCA’s instrumental music program begins in the 5th grade, with Beginning Band Class that meets during the school day.  Students learn the basics of playing a wind or percussion instrument, how to read music and perform as a group.  The Beginning Band performs at Building a Legacy, Christmas and Spring Concerts, Grandparent’s Day and the last Elementary Chapel of the year.

Concert

The Concert Band is for middle school students who have completed at least one year in Beginning Band.  The focus of this group is developing technique on the instrument as well as over all musicianship.  This band performs at Building a Legacy, Christmas and Spring Concerts.  They also play at either the ACSI Band Festival or Florida Bandmasters Music Performance Assessment each year for a rating from three judges. 

Students are encouraged to participate in the SFCA King's Pep Band,  Florida Bandmaster’s Solo and Ensemble Festival each year.  They are also eligible to audition for the All-State Band which performs in Tampa at the annual Music convention.

Symphonic

Symphonic Band is an audition-only group for High School Students and 8th graders who have completed at least two years in Concert Band or by special audition.  Music Theory, History and more difficult repertoire is introduced with this group.  This band performs at Building a Legacy, Christmas and Spring Concerts and either the ACSI Band Festival or Florida Bandmasters Music Performance Assessment each year.  They also have performed at the Edison Holiday House, Orlando Fest Competition, Disney Magic Music Days.

Students are encouraged to participate in the SFCA King's Pep Band, Florida Bandmaster’s Solo and Ensemble Festival each year.  They are also eligible to audition for the All-State Band which performs in Tampa at the annual Music convention.

SFCA King's Pep Band

The SFCA King’s Pep Band provides crowd-rousing stand music for the Varsity Home Football Games.  Pep Band is open to all Symphonic Band members, as well as Concert Band members with director approval.