Join The Pride of Kathleen

A World of Opportunities Awaits!

Unleash your potential by joining the Pride of Kathleen Band program, offering opportunities for students of all levels. Our unique program guarantees an unforgettable experience while focusing on core principles that ensure a well-rounded high school journey:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Personal Development
  • Social Enrichment
  • Musical Growth
  • Group Identity
  • Recreative Activity
  • School Pride
  • Community Service

Enrollment Process

Our band program at Kathleen High School provides a variety of extracurricular courses for students attending Kathleen High School, Central Florida Aerospace Academy, Polk Virtual School, Florida Virtual School, and K12. To enroll, contact your guidance counselor to discuss adding any of the courses listed below to your schedule.

Courses Offered


Ideal for first-year students with no prior band experience. Students will learn music fundamentals and discover their preferred instrument. The ensemble performs in the annual Winter Concert and various spring events, including MPAs.

BAND 3 - 6

For students with previous band experience, these course levels depend on the student’s years of experience. Participants join the Marching Band, Symphonic Band, and Pep Band, with eligibility to join a Jazz Band.


Split into Jazz 1 (beginning) and Jazz 2 (advanced), students must enroll in a Band 3-6 course level to participate.


These courses cover dance, flag, rifle, and pom movements, with three levels available. Students participate in Dance and Color Guard teams, performing with the band and as separate ensembles.

Advance Placement (AP) Music Theory

Learn to recognize, understand, and describe music’s basic materials and processes. Develop skills in listening, reading, writing, and performing a wide variety of music, identifying pitch, interval, scales, keys, chords, meter, rhythm, and more.

Express Your Interest

Fill out the interest survey below, so our Director of Bands can assist you in enrolling in the most suitable course(s) and keep you informed about important information, dates, and events. Get ready to embark on a life-changing adventure with the Pride of Kathleen Band program!