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Citrus Viking Band

The Viking Band Program is comprised of three main elements:
  1. Advanced Band
    • Comprised of 7th and 8th graders.
    • Concert at the Dinuba Veteran's Day ceremony.
    • Winter Spectacular Concert.
    • OC Festival Concert
    • CMEA Large Ensemble Festival.
    • 3 Parades (OC, Dinuba, & Kingsburg, typically).
    • Citrus Promotion Ceremony.
  2. Beginning Band
    • Comprised of all grade levels, but they are all beginning in band.
    • Goal is to learn how to read music and perform on an instrument.
    • Winter Spectacular Concert.
    • OCHS Spring Concert (unless part of Viking Marching Band)
    • Citrus Promotion Ceremony.
    • The Beginning Band occasionally performs with the Advanced Band for the parades.
  3. Viking Color Guard
    • Comprised of all grade levels.
    • Students are selected by an audition process.
    • Auditions are usually in February with the final tryout at the beginning of March.
      • We teach you everything you need to know about spinning in the tryout practices!
    • After School practices.
    • Runs March through mid-May.
    • Includes Letter, Flags, and Rifles.