This is the entry-level wind & percussion group (and is also a great place for advanced students to learn another instrument). Performances range from inside the school to external events. No audition required.
7th Grade Symphonic Band
Membership is by audition or director approval. This is the intermediate wind & percussion group.
8th Grade Wind Ensemble
Membership is by audition or director approval. This is the premier wind & percussion group for our band program. They represent Aspire at regional and state festivals and perform at public events throughout the year.
Membership is by audition or directory approval. Aspire Jazz Band is our most visible of all groups at Aspire. They perform extensively throughout the region at public events.
After/Before School Groups
To aid in a specific instrument focus, students are encouraged to participate in specific small groups (Clarinet, Brass, Percussion, etc.). Supplementary instructors help lead these groups and aid in practice and a focus on technique.
North Thurston Public Schools does not discriminate in any programs or activities on the basis of sex, race, creed, religion, color, national origin, age, veteran or military status, sexual orientation, gender expression or identity, disability, or the use of a trained dog guide or service animal and provides equal access to the Boy Scouts and other designated youth groups. The following employees have been designated to handle questions and complaints of alleged discrimination: Civil Rights Coordinator and Title IX Officer: executivedirectorHR@nthurston.k12.wa.us, 360-412-4453; Section 504 Coordinator: email@example.com, 360-412-4465. Address for both: 305 College Street NE, Lacey, WA 98516.