• CHS Band The Cheltenham High School Music Department offers three curricular concert bands for students as well as additional curricular music courses. Students can also choose from several extra curricular activities during the winter and/or spring seasons.

Curricular Concert Band

  • Concert Band (Level 1)

    • An intermediate ensemble open to all band students in grades 9-12. This class is the entry point for most incoming band students and is the key to further participation in the CHS Band Program. Students learn a broad spectrum of musicianship skills and develop the fundamentals that will enable them to succeed as musicians.

    Symphonic Band (Level 2)

    • An advanced-intermediate ensemble open to band students in grades 9-12 with permission from the director. This class is geared to the developing high school player and the improvement of tone, quality, intonation, rhythm and instrument technique.

    Select Wind Ensemble (Level 3)

    • An advanced ensesmble that performs challenging high school and collegiate band repertoire and is open to students who successfully complete and audition for PMEA District Band.

Contact Information

Matthew Berntsen
Band Director
(215)-517-3700 x5731 

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