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Wylie East High School

3000 Wylie East Drive

Wylie, TX 75098

ABOUT WYLIE EAST BAND

The Wylie East Band Program has a history of excellence. Students learn that good behavior and citizenship are the driving force behind the success of the band. Without these things it is impossible to reach maximum potential as a musician. 

Since 2011 the Wylie East High School Band has earned 9 consecutive UIL Sweepstakes Awards. The band program has 4 contest-level concert bands.The concert bands have participated in festivals in all around the country. The Wind Symphony was a 2015 featured band at the National Concert Band Festival in Indianapolis and also a 2013, 2014 Mark of Excellence winner.

 

The Pride of the East marching band has received First Divisions in the UIL marching competition for the past 10 consecutive years. Recently, they have been a class 3A champion and 3rd place overall at the Bands of America West Texas Regional in Midland, Texas. 

Wylie East also offers two competitive jazz bands that consistently receive superior ratings at festivals and perform throughout the school year.  

 

The Wylie East Band program’s commitment is to help children develop life skills through the art of music. Among these skills are discipline, citizenship, responsibility, and leadership. We also hope to create a love and understanding of music through performance, preferably top-notch performance, which we can all be proud of.

STAFF

Greg Hayes

Head Band Director

972.429.3167

gregory.hayes@wylieisd.net

kelsie dunham

Associate Band Director

kelsie.dunham@wylieisd.net

adam basset

Assistant Band Director

adam.basset@wylieisd.net

robert houpe

Percussion Director

robert.houpe@wylieisd.net

Josh Schusterman

Assistant Percussion Director

josh.schusterman@wylieisd.net

alex fernandez

Colorguard Director

alex.fernandez@wylieisd.net