This performing group meets during the school day. Students who elect this course have the opportunity to participate in various activities of the Nashua High School South Band. Students will perform and study representative pieces of concert band literature of all periods and styles. Students are responsible for attending all performances of the Nashua High School School Band unless otherwise excused by the director. There will be limited opportunities for those wishing to begin the study of a band instrument. The school does own some band instruments, which may be loaned out to interested students by the band director. All instrumental students who would like to be a member of one of the NHSS Instrumental Ensembles (i.e. Jazz Band, etc.) should make this course a priority in their schedule. Part of the band curriculum consists of marching with cologuard members, is the most visible part of the band program. The band starts rehearsals during the summer to prepare for their fall field show in September. The band performs at numerous parades, football games and band shows competitions throughout the year.