All-State Band! This weekend we had 8 students attend the second round for the GMEA All-State auditions. There were roughly 2400 students competing for about 200 spots. The students performed a technical etude and two sight-reading examples – due to the weather, their auditions were adjusted to save time. Making […]
CHS Trojan Band
The Carrollton High School Trojan Band, one of the oldest band programs in the state, was founded in 1948 by Mr. John Dilliard. Under the leadership of only a handful of directors since, the band's success has been legendary and continues to thrive. In 2013, the band completed its marching season by earning all Superior ratings at local contests for the 41st consecutive year, a feat matched by no other high school band program in Georgia. While the band has had the honor to perform at many state, national and even international events over its history, its favorite venue is still Grisham Stadium, performing for the home crowd on a Friday night!
Second Semester Begins Tomorrow Good evening! We hope that everyone has had some special time with family while celebrating holidays and ringing in the New Year! We are anxious to welcome everyone back tomorrow as we begin our second semester. As you know with band, we are always preparing for […]
Photo from last year’s trip to Hollywood! Our band looked GREAT! Concert Recap This past Thursday our students performed beautifully along with the rest of the Carrollton Arts departments. Gorgeous banners were created by the art classes, drama performed scenes on stages created out of the wings, and the choir […]
Last week our band helped the City of Carrollton ring in the Christmas season by marching in the Holiday of Lights Christmas Parade on Thursday night. This week we will continue the festivities with a collaborative performance with our choir and actors during the annual Christmas concert this Thursday night […]
Our season comes to a close We hope you all had a restful week spending time with family and friends last week. We are truly thankful for all of our band parents and volunteers. While we hope that everyone enjoyed the week off, we came back to cheer on the […]