Instrumental Music

2019-20 Theme Verse

“But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness,

goodness, faithfulness, gentleness, and self-control."

Galatians 5:22-23a


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


TAPPS 6A Overall State Band Runner-Up

2018, 2019


Band Tour to Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio in March 2019

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
  • Drumline
  • Handbells
  • The Messengers (praise band)