The Pride of Destrehan Fighting Wildcat Band

  • Welcome to the Destrehan High School Band!

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    Current announcements are listed below.

    Directors & Staff

    Christopher Williams, Director of Bands

    Maggie ThibodauxFront Ensemble Director
    Heidi GarciaFront Ensemble Instructor
    Courtney TannerColor Guard Director
    Greg Robertson, Color Guard Instructor & Choreography

    Jessica FarnetHarry Hurst Band Director
    Stephen TumblinAlbert Cammon Band Director, Asst. Band Director

    Band Office:  985.764.9310




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Calendar of Events

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Announcements & Updates

  • Updated 9/22/2022

    • Information for Incoming Students
      All incoming students should register for the Pride of Destrehan by accessing the 'New Student Registration' link in the menu.  Follow the directions and fill out the information requested as best as you can.  Please email Mr. Williams with any questions.



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    2022-2023 Honor Band Results

    Congratulations to the following students for auditioning and earning a position in the LMEA District VII Honor Band:

    • Allison Hebert, Clarinet, 1st chair
    • Sadie Smith, Clarinet, 8th chair
    • Jacob Resalsingh, Clarinet, 10th chair
    • Mason Tankersley, Oboe, 3rd chair
    • Hayden Stoute, Bass Clarinet & Contra-alto Clarinet, 1st chair
    • Montrel Raby, Alto Saxophone, 4th chair
    • Anaïs Chavez, Trumpet, 1st chair
    • Ian Winchell, Trumpet, 5th chair
    • Scott Lacy, Trombone, 2nd chair
    • Brayden Benedict, Percussion, 7th chair

    Additionally, the following students have advanced to the LMEA All-State ensembles, which will perform at the annual LMEA Conference at the Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza November 17-21, 2022:

    Anaïs Chavez, Principal Trumpet, Orchestra
    Scott Lacy, 2nd Trombone, Orchestra
    Allison Hebert, 2nd Clarinet, Symphonic Band
    Hayden Stoute, Contra Bass Clarinet, Concert Band
    Ian Winchell, 2nd Trumpet, Concert Band
    Brayden Benedict, 6th Percussion, Concert Band


    Congratulations to all who auditioned, and thank you for representing Destrehan High School!


    2022 LMEA Large Ensemble Festival Results

    The Destrehan Symphonic Band performed at the LMEA District VII Large Ensemble Assessment on March 15, 2022 at Central Lafourche High School.  Their program consisted of Gustav Holst's First Suite in E-flat, I. Chaconne & III. March, and Yukiko Nishimura's Under a Winter Sky.  Their on-stage performance received Superior ratings and their assessment on sight reading received a Superior rating.  Upon these awards, the band received the highest honorable award of Sweepstakes!!  Congrats to all of the students in the Symphonic Band!

    To watch our Spring Concert from May 3, 2022, please click here!