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
    Nathan TeedBattery Instructor
    Greg RobertsonColor Guard Director
    Alex SimonColor Guard Instructor

    Band Office:  985.764.9310

Calendar of Events

Click on any event to view its details!



Announcements



  • Current Information
    Updated 9/3/2020

    • We are working to update you with current information concerning future activities.  Please see the 'COVID Information' page for expectations of returning to campus. 
      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.
      *At this time, the link is not available as the website for registration is currently under construction.  Please email Mr. Williams for information on how to register your student.
    • After-school rehearsals
      We are resuming after-school rehearsals on Wednesday, September 2.  Students who need to be picked up by practice buses should wait for their bus at 1:30pm.  All rehearsals will run from 3pm-5pm.  Students who will not be riding the bus home must have arrangements for transportation made so that they may depart immediately following dismissal.  Students who are riding the bus home may wait in the band room until 5:20pm before reporting to the front of school.
    • Labor Day
      There will be no school on Monday, September 7.  No rehearsal will be held on this day.  Students, enjoy your 4-day weekend!


    Recognitions

    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!!