The Heard County Concert Band performs grade level IV literature.Students are expected to practice on their own time to ensure productive rehearsals in class. This ensemble will usually perform two to three concerts per year and participate in at least one festival.
The marching band is an extracurricular activity comprised of the playing members (winds and percussion) and the colorguard. This organization meets after school hours. All members of the marching band (winds/percussion), excluding colorguard, must be enrolled in a band class. The marching band begins preparation for their fall season during the summer. The marching band performs at each Heard County High School football game, various parades throughout the year, pep rallies, and usually at two to three contests / festivals during the fall. All rehearsals and performances are mandatory for membership in this group.
Indoor Percussion "VISION"
The Indoor Percussion group is a marching ensemble that performs and competes in the GIPA circuit. This group is comprised of 9th-12th graders. This ensemble competes at 3 regular season shows and at GIPA Championships.
The Indoor Winter Guard is in the SAPA circuit. Winter Guard is performed indoors, usually in a gymnasium or an indoor arena. Performances make use of recorded music rather than a live band or orchestra.This group performs at 3 regular season shows and at SAPA Championships.