MARCHING BAND

All Guyer Wildcat Band members participate in the Fall Marching Band show.  This is the largest single performing group on the Guyer Campus.  The Marching Band competes every fall at various marching festivals as well as in the Texas UIL State Marching Competition Process as well as the  Bands of America (BOA) and USBand competition circuits.  In addition to marching competitions, the Marching Band performs at every Varsity Football game, including playoff games.

WIND ENSEMBLE

The Wind Ensemble is the premiere performing ensemble in the Guyer Band Program.  Students who earn a position in this ensemble perform advanced literature, exhibit advanced fundamental and reading capabilities, and prepare for multiple concerts and competitions throughout the year.  In addition to concert performances and rehearsals, membership expectation include:

  • Scheduled Listening
  • Enrollment in private lessons
  • Participation in the All-State audition process
  • Solo/Ensemble performance
  • Yearly Honor Band/Midwest recordings
  • Weekly sectionals

SYMPHONIC BAND

The Symphonic Band is an advanced ensemble in the Guyer Band Program.  Students who earn a position in this ensemble perform advanced literature, with a focus on continuing fundamental training, and prepare for multiple concerts and competitions throughout the year.  In addition to concert performances and rehearsals membership expectations include:

  • Enrollment in Private Lessons
  • Participation in the All-State audition process
  • Solo/Ensemble performances
  • Weekly sectionals

CONCERT BAND

The Concert Band is the largest performing concert ensemble in the Guyer Band program.  Students who earn a position in this ensemble perform appropriately challenging literature, with a focus on continuing fundamental training, and prepare for multiple concerts and competitions throughout the year.  In addition to concert performances and rehearsals membership expectations include:

  • Encouraged enrollment in private lessons
  • Participation in the All-State audition process
  • Solo/Ensemble performances
  • Weekly sectionals

JAZZ BAND

The Guyer Jazz Band is an optional ensemble comprised of member from all three concert ensembles.  Students in the jazz band perform many varying styles of music that fall under the jazz label and also learn the art of improvisation.  Membership expectations include:

  • Multiple Concerts/Competitions
  • Required participation the the All-State Jazz audition process