The Wind Ensemble is the most select of the three concert band classes at LHS and is open to students in grades 10 - 12. The Wind Ensemble is a very active and experienced group, regularly performing musical works that are at the collegiate or professional level. Members of Wind Ensemble are Mid-State and All-State MTSBOA members. Students must continue to perform at a high level in order to continue as an active member of the Wind Ensemble. Wind Ensemble students are expected to practice 20 minutes to an hour daily, or the length of time necessary to be technically proficient on the excerpt requested for the following rehearsal. Students in the Wind Ensemble may have the opportunity to participate in regional and/or national events.
The Wind Ensemble rehearses 90 minutes during the school day and work through structured fundamental programs, as well as music to be performed in concerts. The Wind Ensemble performs a minimal of seven concerts per year.