Instrumental Music

2023-24 Theme Verse

“Make every effort to keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace.”

Ephesians 4:3 (NIV)


Music Department Mission Statement:

 The CLHS Music Department shares God's gift of music, strives towards choral and instrumental excellence, and fosters each student to become a cooperative creative artist.

Recent Successes


TAPPS 6A Overall State Band Champions

2016, 2017, 2022, 2023, 2024


TAPPS 6A Overall State Band Runner-Up

2018, 2019

TAPPS 6A Overall State Band 3rd Place



Band Tours to Illinois and Wisconsin in March 2024 and Southern California in March 2022.

Course Options


Symphonic Band

Our main ensemble, Symphonic Band, meets during the 1st period of the school day.  Symphonic Band includes students who play brass, woodwind, percussion, and strings.  


Symphonic Band Highlights:

  • 4 Major Concerts a year
  • Out-of-State Tour every two years
  • TAPPS Music Competitions
  • All State and Honor Band opportunities

Extra-curricular Ensemble Opportunities:

  • Jazz Band
  • Pep Band
  • Drumline
  • Field Band
  • Handbell Choir
  • The Messengers (praise band)