The Symphonic Winds is Statesboro High’s elite performance ensemble; as such, the class involves the most difficult and challenging literature – requiring advanced theoretical and pedagogical training. Members are expected to practice daily, and are strongly encouraged to study privately with a local professional to further their musical endeavors. The group performs several concerts throughout the year and at the GMEA Large Group Performance Evaluation, performing a repertoire of both popular and festival literature. District/All-State Band Auditions are required of all Members. Participation in Solo & Ensemble Festival and honor band clinics in strongly encouraged.