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The Junior Band (JB) is comprised of 60-80 dedicated middle-school woodwind, brass, and percussion students across the Albuquerque area. The Junior Band is a middle school honor band which learns and performs music written or arranged for wind ensemble, while focusing on excellent playing technique, sight reading skills, and advanced group ensemble skills.
WEEKLY REHEARSALS: Saturdays 10:00am-12:00pm (unless otherwise noted) at the AYSP Facility, 2nd semester only.
CONCERTS: The Junior Band gives one formal performance each season in April or early May at Popejoy Hall. This performance, along with associated dress rehearsal, is mandatory for all members of the Junior Band.