Instrumental Music

2021-22 Theme Verse

“Be diligent in these matters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress.”

1 Timothy 4:15


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


TAPPS 6A Overall State Band Runner-Up

2018, 2019

TAPPS 6A Overall State Band 3rd Place



Band Tours to Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio in March 2019 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 Honors (for Junior/Seniors only):

This course meets at the same time and is part of the Symphonic Band.  It is an opportunity for students who already have a strong foundation on their instruments to study music at a more advanced level.  


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
  • Handbells
  • The Messengers (praise band)