Band


Instrumental Ensembles

Cardinal Regiment
This group is open to all who audition and demonstrate the ability to play an instrument. The Band performs for football games and most home basketball games. The band presents concerts featuring the traditional music of the holiday season. The Band performs for many local events and makes a number of trips in and out of state each year. In addition, band members may audition to participate in the Texas All-State Junior College Honor Band. Scholarships are available. 

Jazz Ensemble
This ensemble is an auditioned group who is interested in playing all types of jazz and today's popular music. The Jazz Ensemble performs for various events throughout the year. Additionally, the group acts as a performance laboratory for those who wish to learn and arrange in the jazz idiom. Prerequisites to joining this group are membership in the Cardinal Regiment Band, admission by audition or approval of director. 


Symphonic Band
Symphonic band provides opportunity for students to become familiar with various types of literature for band.  This includes standard works of the concert band repertoire, and periodically, exceptional student instrumentalists are showcased.  Symphonic band occurs during the second semester each year and enrollment carries significant scholarship opportunities.