Instrumental Music Department Overview



The Thousand Oaks High School Lancer Music Department is a collaboration of outstanding students, parents and instructors all striving to achieve program excellence. Lancer Band students join a team, focused on the thrill of performance, self-sacrifice for the good of the group and the fun and success that comes from planning and hard work. We work together in ensembles as we represent the image of our Department, the School and the Community.

For more information regarding the Lancer Instrumental Music Department, please refer to our extensive Instrumental Music Department Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) (FAQs currently offline for revision, 2/8/2015), or follow the links to the sections identified later on this page.



Our comprehensive department offers:


3 Concert Bands (Full Year)

  • Wind Ensemble
  • Wind Symphony
  • Symphonic Band

More information about TOHS Concert Bands


3 Jazz Bands

  • AM Jazz (Full Year)
  • PM Jazz 1 (2nd Semester)
  • PM Jazz 2 (2nd Semester)

More information about TOHS Jazz Bands


3 Percussion Ensembles

  • Percussion Techniques Class (1st/2nd Semester)
  • Drum Line (2nd Semester – Optional)
  • Percussion Ensemble (2nd Semester – Optional)

More information about TOHS Percussion Ensembles


2 Visual Ensembles

  • Color Guard (1st/2nd Semester)
  • Winter Guard (2nd Semester – Optional)

More information about TOHS Visual Ensembles


Marching Band P.E. Credit

  • Nationally Ranked Marching Band (1st Semester)

More information about TOHS Marching Band



Last Revision: 2011-03-29