The Symphonic Band is a co-curricular wind ensemble that features the finest musicians in the Hayes Band program. The Symphonic band continues refinement of musical skills, and performs music of the highest quality. The Symphonic Band competes in OMEA Large Group Contest at the District and State level. All students who enroll in Symphonic Band are REQUIRED to be a member of the marching band and pep band as the marching arts are crucial to the development of fine young musicians. Symphonic/Marching band participation also counts as a gym waiver.