Symphonic Band is one of four upper level bands in the Mason High School Band program. Symphonic Band is a year round course and includes students in grades 9-12 that are selected by audition in the spring of the prior school year. All freshman students selected for Symphonic Band must also participate in Marching Band during their 9th grade year. The Symphonic Band focuses on refining instrument playing skills and performing quality music literature of a higher difficulty level. Symphonic Band perform four concerts during the school year and also participates in outside musical opportunities as they present themselves.
The Symphonic Band has performed at the Music for All National Festival, the Cincinnati Regional Concert Band Festival, and OMEA Large Group Festival. Symphonic Band often travels with Wind Symphony to selected travel performances when possible. It is required that all Symphonic Band members study privately on their instrument. Participation fulfils the prerequisite for participation in extra-curricular and co-curricular events such as marching band, jazz band and winter percussion. Students are part of the basketball pep band which requires attendance at two basketball games.