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1918 marks the beginning of the band program that we all have grown to know and love today. For almost 100 years, our ensemble has been delivering on our promise to transcend, conquer, and leave nothing to be desired. We pride ourselves on never delivering anything less than perfection to our audiences and representing our profound educational institution.

Our award-winning musical ensemble brings passion and enthusiasm to every performance. From high energy drills to our extraordinary musical excellence, we leave NOTHING to be desired. Welcome to our home and our rich history.  

BAND DIRECTOR LINEAGE

MR. WILLIAM H. JACKSON

1918-1924


MR. FRED BUGARD PAYTON

1924-1928


MR. HAROLD JUNE (STUDENT)

1928-1931


MR. EARL DAVIS

1931-1934



MR. REGINALD THOMASSON

1934-1943 /1949-1976


DR. C.V. TROUPE 

​1943-1966


MR. MARCUS ROWLAND

1966-1967


MR. CLIFFORD WATKINS

1967-1971

MR. JAMES SOCHINSKI

1973-1975


MR. ISSAC RICHARDSON 

1975-1976

MR. RONALD J. SARJEANT

1976-2004

MR. EDDIE ELLIS

2004-2015

DR. JOHN P. ROBINSON

2015-2017