OHMI offers four levels of Band Classes:

Beginning Band -is the class for students who are just beginning with a band instrument. They will learn music reading, how to hold & play their instrument, and ensemble skills. No previous music experience is required. This class functions as a group lesson. Students must be 9 turning 10 years old to take this class.

Intermediate Band – is for the second year player to continue to work on instrument technique, music reading, and ensemble skills.



Concert Band – is for the third to fifth year student, playing more advanced music, sightreading, and ensemble skills. This group attends YAC Band & Orchestra Festival. Students must do a placement audition to be in Concert Band.


Wind Symphony – is a high school level group that plays more difficult music, and provides the winds, brass, & percussion for the Symphony Orchestra. Students must do a placement audition to be in Wind Symphony. Wind Symphony attends YAC Solo & Ensemble Festival.