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The Bassett High School Band program has a long history of quality musical ensembles.  Through such ensembles as the Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Marching Band, Winter Guard, and Indoor Percussion, the program has a proud heritage of success.  The band programs consistently earn superior ratings at the Virginia District Concert and Marching Assessment as well as other festivals.  In 2012, the Symphonic Band proudly represented District VI at The Homestead as a part of the Virginia Music Educators Association State Convention.

 

 

 

 

 

 

BHS Band Members selected for the U.S. Army All-American Band - Photo courtesy of Martinsville Bulletin

The marching band, winter guard, and indoor percussion ensembles have been successful participants at local, regional, circuit, state, and national competitions.  They have many regional class championships and finalists accolades with Bands of America as well as being a 9 time Grand National Semi-Finalist.  The Marching Band program is the current 7 time Class 5 Open USBands State Champions.  The band has also finished in the top 5 in their class at National Championships for the last 5 years.  The winter guard and indoor percussion ensembles are proud members of the Atlantic Indoor Association Circuit.  Last year the winter guard earned the bronze medal in A1 and the indoor percussion earned the silver medal in PSA at Circuit Championships.  Both groups have consistently been WGI regional finalists and World Semi-finalists.