Berwick HS Instrumental Music Department
The Berwick High School Instrumental Music Department prides itself on excellence and student achievement. The department includes the Berwick Concert Band, The Berwick Marching Band, and The Berwick Jazz Ensemble. All three groups perform competitively, as well as home concerts. Every ensemble is under the direction of Mr. John Obringer.
Berwick Concert Band
The concert band is the main performance ensemble for high school students. Currently, there are 82 students performing in the ensemble. The group is excited to compete at Cedar Point this May as part of the Music in the Parks program.
Berwick Marching Band
The marching band runs throughout the entire fall semester. All high school instrumental students are required to perform in the ensemble. The group performs at all football games, as well as the Tournament of Bands circuit. In 2017, the ensemble took 1st place in 3 out of the 4 regular competitions. The group was also named Group 3 Susquehanna Region champions.
Berwick Jazz Band
The jazz band is an optional ensemble, open to all high school band students. The group performs pop concerts at the high school, as well as local jazz competitions. Later this year, the jazz band will be competing at the Central Columbia HS jazz festival.