Indoor Performing Ensembles

The Indoor Performing Ensembles are bands that student performers audition for during the Spring semester of each year.  These ensembles meet each day during a class period to continual instrumental music studies in order to further their understanding and performing ability on their instrument.  Students learn history of wind band literature, technical approaches, musicianship fundamentals, and ensemble skills.  These ensembles compete in various contests and perform concerts throughout the late Fall and Spring.  Students wishing to audition for these ensembles should use the audition interest sheet below and further information will be provided!


Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is under the direction of Mr. Paul Brodt.  This ensemble consists of mostly upperclassmen level students as this is the most advanced level ensemble in the program.  Students in this ensemble focus on literature of the highest difficulty levels and continue to build their expertise on their instrument.  Students in this ensemble record for many contests and perform in a large number of venues.


Audition Interest Sheet

Name *

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band is under the direction of Mr. Ben Muths.  This ensemble consists of student performers from all grade levels and studies literature that focuses on developing individual technical abilities as well as ensemble skills while pushing students to work toward performance of advanced literature.  This ensemble gives concerts throughout the year and competes at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest in the Spring. 


Concert Band

The Concert Band is under the direction of Mr. Paul Brodt and Mr. Ben Muths.  This band is made up of student performers of all grade levels.  Students perform at concerts and compete at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading Contest in the Spring while focusing on development of fundamental aspects of instrumental performance. 

"A standard above excellence, a goal beyond victory."

I.H. Kempner High School Band Program 14777 Voss Rd, Sugar Land, TX 77498