Our music ensembles at Gulf High School are open to anyone in 9th through 12th grade that have an interest in entertaining the public and sharing their talents with their audiences.
Band – Auditions are not required, but it is strongly encouraged that you have a background in reading music and previous experience at playing an instrument (except color guard… see below). Attendance at after school rehearsals and performances are required and all students are required to perform with our award-winning marching and concert bands. Please refer to our band handbook for more details.
Color Guard – Auditions are not required and no experience is necessary! Members purchase their own uniforms, but all other equipment is provided. Attendance at after school rehearsals and performances are required. Members are also required to be a member our color guard for both marching band and indoor guard seasons.
Jazz Band – Jazz Ensemble members are chosen by Mr. Rutherford as instruments are needed to fill the ensemble. Auditions may be held if necessary. Jazz members are strongly encouraged to enroll in the jazz class. Attendance at after school rehearsals and performances are required. All jazz band members are also required to be members of our marching and concert bands.
Drum Line – Our ‘G-Force’ members participate with our award-winning marching band and provide community outreach and music education to its audiences. Auditions may be required based on instrumentation as needed.
Please contact Mr. Rutherford for more information on any of these ensembles.