Welcome to the Grand Rapids High School Band website. We are located in Grand Rapids, Minnesota which is approximately 100 miles south of the Canadian Border. Our program offers students a comprehensive instrumental music education experience with concert bands, jazz ensembles, marching band, pep band, music theory and composition, and many small ensembles. We take pride in our past accomplishments as well as work hard to always be better at what we do.
As a band program we uphold high levels of musicianship in all areas of our comprehensive music program. Performance can be seen on many different levels from an individual to a large ensemble.
As a part of the Grand Rapids band program we teach integrity through discipline, hard work, and perseverance. This skill set is essential to ones personal growth in the future.
The Grand Rapids band program creates a community that unites us. We work as a band family that affects and represents our school and community to the best of our ability.
Through the traditions of our past we learn and continue to strive for excellence that will build towards a strong future.
Our mission is to develop and shape students through musical enrichment and performance arts. Using values such as musicianship, integrity, and unity in teaching, we strive for a commitment to excellence. This commitment along with a trust in tradition serves as the foundation for the ultimate goal of teaching band members important life changing skills that will guide them now and in the future. We continue to push the envelope in developing creative, challenging, fun, and entertaining ways to share music throughout the community.