McKinney Performing Arts Center - 111 N Tennessee St, McKinney, TX 75069 (940) 390-0807


Concert band at our Christmas Concert
Christmas Concert

Rehearsal Schedule

10:00-11:00 Beginning Woodwinds (ages 9 – 18)
11:00-12:00 Beginning Brass (ages 9 – 18)
12:00-1:00 Beginning Percussion (ages 9 – 18)
1:30 –3:00 Intermediate Band (ages 10 – 18)
10:00 – 11:00 Beginning Orchestra
11:00 – 12:00 Intermediate Orchestra
12:00 – 1:00 Jazz Band (Must be concurrently enrolled in Intermediate or Concert Band)
1:00 – 3:00 Concert Band (12-18)

Ensemble Descriptions

Beginning Band/Orchestra. The first class for most students will be a beginning class focused on their instrument family. Typically, a student would spend 1-2 semesters in this class.

Intermediate Band/Orchestra. The second step in musical development is to move up to Intermediate Level. A student would typically spend 1-2 instructional years (2-4 semesters) in this class.

Collin County Homeschool Fine Arts Concert and Jazz Bands at the Christmas concert
Christmas Concert

Concert Band/Advanced Orchestra. The third step in musical development would be to move up to an Advanced Ensemble. At this point the student would also be eligible for other musical groups such as Jazz Band or small ensembles in addition to Concert Band and Advanced Orchestra.

Jazz Band performing on the McKinney square.
Jazz Band performing on the McKinney square.

Jazz Band 1 & 2 These are additional classes offered to those in Intermediate Band/Orchestra, Concert Band or Advanced Orchestra. These classes will explore the musical style of jazz. Our Jazz Band regularly performs in downtown McKinney.

Collin County Homeschool Fine Arts Pep Band at CHANT football game
Pep Band at CHANT Football Game

Pep Band This band is comprised of students from Intermediate and Concert Bands. This band will perform at 3 or more CHANT homeschool football games in the fall.

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