9th Grade Band is one of three curricular bands at Pennsbury High School. All 9th graders who sign up for band are automatically placed into 9th grade band. The course is designed for all 9th grade brass, woodwind, and percussion students who wish to develop their ability to perform instrumental music. Included are studies in instrumental technique, music reading, expressive playing, critical listening, diverse instrumental literature and performance skills. Students are required to take 2 lessons per quarter and all performances are mandatory. Membership in the 9th grade concert band is a prerequisite for participation in the Bucks County Youth Orchestra, Pennsbury Concert Jazz Band, Pennsbury Jazz Lab Band and the Pennsbury Marching Band.