About The QO Bands

For more information about QO Bands please contact Eric Fiero, Director of Bands.

The bands at Quince Orchard High School are comprised of two concert bands (Wind Ensemble & Symphonic Band) as well as a Jazz Band. All bands meet during the regularly scheduled school day and students receive credit for courses.

Concert/Symphonic Band is a traditional wind band that focuses on the development of individual students musicianship through performance of outstanding music. This ensemble performs regularly in fall and spring concerts. Membership in this group is open to any and all students.

Honors Symphonic Band (Wind Ensemble) is the premiere wind band at Quince Orchard. The Wind Ensemble performs traditional and contemporary wind band literature. This ensemble performs annual fall and spring concerts as well as at the MCPS Band Festival. Membership in the group is determined by instrumentation need and player ability. Students in this course receive honors credit.

Honors Jazz Band is an advanced level ensemble that studies a variety of big band repertoire. Membership in this ensemble is based on instrumentation need and student ability. Students in this course receive honors credit.