The Pride of Destrehan Fighting Wildcat Band

  • Welcome to the Destrehan High School Band!

    Click on any of the links on the side menu to view information about our band program.

    Current announcements are listed below.

    Directors & Staff

    Christopher Williams, Director of Bands
    Sharie Mahler, Associate Band Director 

    Maggie ThibodauxFront Ensemble Director
    Greg RobertsonColor Guard Director
    Nathan TeedBattery Instructor
    Emily HuhnerColor Guard Instructor
    Alex SimonColor Guard Instructor
    Aaron CohenVisual Instructor

    Band Office:  985.764.9310

Calendar of Events

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  • Current Information
    Updated 5/12/2020

    • We are working to provide you with the most up-to-date information concerning future activities.  We appreciate your patience as we work through these times.  Stay safe and healthy!
    • 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.
    • 2020 Summer Events
      As of now, the original dates for Band Camp remain in place:  July 22-24 and July 27-30.  All dates are required for all members, both incoming and returning.  Each day will be 8am-5pm.  Any conflicts need to be communicated to Mr. Williams immediately.
      *We will continue to update as we learn more about our social situations.


    2019-2020 Honor Band Results

    Congratulations to the following students for auditioning and making the District VII Honor Band:

    Hayden Brass, Tenor Sax (2nd Chair)
    Brandon Hebert, Trumpet (1st Chair)
    Thomas Stratton, Trumpet (2nd Chair)
    Harrison Melancon, Trumpet (5th Chair)
    Anaïs Chavez, Trumpet (11th Chair)

    Additionally, Brandon Hebert, Thomas Stratton, and Harrison Melancon advanced to the second round of auditions for the Louisiana All-State Honor Band.  Congratulations to the following students for making Louisiana All-State Honor ensembles:

    Brandon Hebert, Trumpet, 2nd Chair, Symphonic Band
    Thomas Stratton, Principal Trumpet, Orchestra

    And a huge congratulations to all students who auditioned!! 

    Honor Band Performances:

    The LMEA All-State Orchestra will perform at 1:30pm on Sunday, November 24 at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge.

    The LMEA All-State Concert Band and Symphonic Band will perform at 2:00pm on Monday, November 25 at the Crowne Plaza in Baton Rouge.

    The District VII Honor Band concert will be held at H.L. Bourgeois, beginning at 1pm.