Welcome to the Ocean Lakes High School Band Program!
The mission of the Landstown Middle School Bands is to consistently strive for musical excellence that inspires both members and audiences. Members of the Landstown Middle School Bands operate within an environment of deeply ingrained values: Motivation, Determination, and Musical Development.
Along with these values, members develop the important life skills of time management, leadership, cooperation, humility, and responsibility. We believe these values, when combined with quality music, lead to an exciting and rewarding band experience.
The primary purpose of the band program at Landstown Middle School is for themusical exposure and education of the students. Band is both a curricular and an extra-curricular discipline. It is a classroom program that requires additional, out of school participation. The Landstown Middle School Band Program welcomes all students of Landstown Middle School who display an interest in performance and exploring the art of music. Membership in band requires determination, teamwork skills, and personal sacrifices; this will include time for rehearsal, practicing individually, and abiding to rules that are necessary for the greater cause and enjoyment of the entire band.
Membership in a musical organization requires discipline. Rules are established so that the group may function efficiently not only for musical development, but also the safety and reputation of its members and the organization as a whole. All members of the band program accept the rules of the organization upon entering the program. When changes of the rules become essential, they are changed through the Director of Bands and the school administration.
1. Develop, in all students, a life long love and appreciation for music.
2. Support both Landstown Middle School activities and our community through musical performance and community service.
3. Project a positive image of the school and the Landstown Middle School Fine Arts Department.
4. Provide enjoyable and exciting experiences for students in all performing ensembles.