Lafayette High School Band

LHS band

Frequently Asked Questions

Parent FAQ's

  1. Is my band student required to do Marching Band if they want to do Concert Band? No, participation in these two separate bands are at different times of the year--Marching Band season is August to October (or early November depending on if LHS Football makes playoffs--and they usually do) and Concert Band season is November to May. We also have Jazz Band (by invitation/audition only) that runs concurrant with Concert Bands.
  2. Does my student have to take a Band class to participate in either Marching Band or Concert Band? If so, what class should my student list on their course selection sheet? Class participation is strongly encouraged but not required. But, if your student is doing all the work with after-school rehearsals and practicing, why wouldn't he/she want to earn a Fine Arts or Elective Credit for doing it.
  3. Is a Virginia High School League Athletic Participation Physical Examination Form required for Marching Band? No, while Marching Band can be a physical activity, it is not considered a Athletic activity so no physical is required to participate.