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Symphonic Band

Director: Ben Underbrink

The Symphonic Band is the program's third performing concert band, and consists of the sub non-varsity (A) wind and percussion musicians in the Cypress Woods HS Band. The group is composed of students from all grade levels. The Symphonic Band meets in the fall and spring semesters and performs at the Winter Concert, Pre-UIL Contest, UIL Contest, and Spring Concert. The ensemble performs standard works of wind literature. Membership into the Symphonic Band is determined by audition in the fall and spring semesters through execution of region music, All-Region Band audition placement, excerpts, mastery of fundamental exercises, etc. All members of the Symphonic Band are required to participate in the Solo and Ensemble contest, and are encouraged to attend the TMEA All-Region Band tryout. 

Concert Winds

Director: Anna Bush

The Concert Winds is the program's fourth performing concert band, and consists of the sub non-varsity (B) wind and percussion musicians in the Cypress Woods HS Band. The group is composed of students from all grade levels. The Concert Winds meets in the fall and spring semesters and performs at the Winter Concert, Pre-UIL Contest, UIL Contest, and Spring Concert. The ensemble performs standard works of wind literature. Membership into the Concert Winds is determined by audition in the fall and spring semesters through execution of region music, excerpts, mastery of fundamental exercises, etc. All members of the Concert Winds are required to participate in the Solo and Ensemble contest, and are encouraged to attend the TMEA All-Region Band tryout. 

Concert Band I

Director: Anna Bush

The Concert Band I is the program's fifth performing concert band, and consists of the sub non-varsity (C) wind and percussion musicians in the Cypress Woods HS Band. The group is composed of students from all grade levels. The primary focus is on improving individual musicianship and fundamentals in an ensemble setting.The Concert Band I meets in the fall and spring semesters and performs at the Winter Concert, Pre-UIL Contest, UIL Contest, and Spring Concert. The ensemble performs standard works of wind literature. Membership into the Concert Band I is determined by audition in the fall and spring semesters through execution of region music, excerpts, mastery of fundamental exercises, etc. All members of the Concert Band I are required to participate in the Solo and Ensemble contest. 

Concert Band II

Director: Ben Underbrink

The Concert Band II is the program's sixth performing concert band, and consists of the sub non-varsity (D) wind and percussion musicians in the Cypress Woods HS Band. The group is composed of students from all grade levels. The primary focus is on improving individual musicianship and fundamentals in an ensemble setting.The Concert Band II meets in the fall and spring semesters and performs at the Winter Concert and Spring Concert. Membership into the Concert Band II is determined by audition in the fall and spring semesters by audition excerpts and mastery of fundamental exercises, etc. All members of the Concert Band II are required to participate in the Solo and Ensemble contest.