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Band Mission Statement

"Expectation of Excellence Everyday by Everyone"

Join the Lyles Band

In order to be in band, 5th grade students must do the following:

  1. Choose band as their elective choice for 6th grade
  2. Attend an instrument tryout
  3. RENT an instrument and purchase supplies

Find out more details on this process on the GISD Fine Arts Band page.

Visit the Lyles Band Page to get more information on the Lumberjack band!

Band directors

Mr. Gray - Head Director

Mr. Gray is in his 5th year as Head Director of the Lyles Band. He is a woodwind specialist and graduated from The University of North Texas.

Mr. Champion - Associate Director

Mr. Champion is in his 4th year as Associate Director. He is a brass specialist and graduated from The Ohio State University.

The Lyles Band is one of the most visible groups on campus! It consists of Beginning Band, Concert Band, Symphonic Band, and Honors Band. All groups work throughout the year for individual and group performances. The Band has earned awards at all of their contests and continue to raise the tradition of excellence in the Fine Arts Department at Lyles Collegiate Intermediate. We look forward to your child helping us continue the #ExpectationofExcellence