The competitive marching band, made up of students in grades 8-12, performs a conceptual show each year in addition to providing pep in the stands at football games.
The 2019 Newberry Blue Brigade presents “P.U.S.H. (Persist Until Something Happens)” by Joshua Hinkle.
HS Concert Band
The high school Concert Band, recipients of a Superior Rating with Distinction at the 2016 SCBDA Concert Performance Assessment, works to advance players' individual and ensemble skills with a varied and challenging repertoire of wind band music. Performers meet in classes during the school day and hold periodic after-school rehearsals to prepare for performances.
MS Honor Band
Newberry Middle School features an audition-only honor band of 7th and 8th grade players who wish to challenge themselves with more advanced music. Unlike the individual grade-level bands, this ensemble faces the adjudication panel at the SCBDA Concert Performance Assessment.
The Newberry County Winter Guard, a joint venture between NHS, NMS, MCHS, and MCMS, presented its first competitive performances in the 2018 Carolina Winter Ensemble Association season.