Alexandria City High School students have several avenues through which to pursue musical exploration and expression.
The Alexandria City High School Jazz Ensemble performs jazz standards and new compositions in both a big band and small combo setting. Emphasis is on performance, musicianship, and improvisation. The Jazz Ensemble competes in several states and has earned regional and national awards.
Marching Band and Color Guard
Experience Titan Pride! The Alexandria City High School Marching Band, Alexandria’s hometown band, performs at football games and leads the Alexandria George Washington Birthday Parade.
Concert and Symphonic Bands
The Concert Band trains less experienced musicians to perform at a high level of musicality prior to joining the higher-level Symphonic Band.
The Symphonic Band plays band music from the 19th century to the present, including dramatic or lighthearted Broadway and movie scores, operas and ballet music, marches, and experimental compositions. The band competes at several area festivals and has received numerous accolades.
Alexandria City High School Band Boosters
The Alexandria City High School Band Boosters provide financial, physical, logistical, and moral support to the Alexandria City High School band program. Booster funds supplement the ACPS budget for music, instruments, transportation to competitions, and clinic and sectional instructors. Funds also support private lesson scholarships, the Alexandria City High School Scholarship Fund, competition entry fees, uniform maintenance, senior recognition, and other activities.