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Platt High School Band

Director: Mr. Ricardo Valentin

The Platt Band program is home to the Platt Concert Band, the Panther Marching Band, Color Guard, and several other select ensembles.

  • All students are invited to be a part of instrumental music at Platt High School. Concert Band/Marching Band is the same class and is a full-year course that meets during the school day. Students who currently play a musical instrument should consider joining this class.
  • The band curriculum includes both opportunities for marching and concert band ensembles. Students begin their experience as a marching band member and then transition to concert band in the fall and through the remainder of the school year. Students are required to perform in both marching and concert band ensembles as part of the band program. 
  • Membership in the band program in required in order to join select ensembles such as Jazz Ensemble, Winter Percussion and Chamber Ensembles.