St. Mary’s Bands

St. Mary’s instrumentalists are among the most honored musicians in the Tokyo international schools, consistently winning principal chairs in regional honor bands and achieving superior ratings in local contests. Many of our alumni have continued on to become professional performers, conductors and music educators, demonstrating that we prepare our students to love music for a lifetime.

Students playing trombone

Our program consists of the following:

Middle School

  • Grade 6 Concert Band
  • Grade 7 and 8 Concert Band

High School

  • High School Concert Band
  • High School Jazz Ensemble

Concerts include the following:

  • High School and Middle School Christmas and Spring Concerts
  • High School and Elementary School Graduation Ceremonies
  • Carnival

Interscholastic events include the following:

  • High School and Middle School Band Festivals
  • High School Honor Band
  • High School Honor Orchestra
  • Instrumental Solo and Ensemble Contest
  • Jazz Festival
Student percussionists
Students rehearsing in the band room
Students playing marimbas