Arts

Join one of our middle school music programs

The district has several pages in the Visual and Performing Arts section dedicated to helping you and your student prepare for Band, Choir and Orchestra. Find all you need to know about picking an instrument and more on our information pages:

Preparing for Fall 2021 - Band

Preparing for Fall 2021 - Choir 

Preparing for Fall 2021 - Orchestra 

We look forward to having your student in our music programs for the 2021-22 school year.

Bison band

Jayson Burscough, Director 
Amy Whitaker,  Assistant Director

Our Bison Band is made up of several different bands - Beginner Band, Symphonic Band, and Honors Band. The bands play at various school activities throughout the year and are involved in district competitions as well. We are very proud of our students!

Bison choir

Mariah Gutierrez, Choir Director

Bison Choir is divided up into four different choirs: 6th Grade Choir, Girls Select Choir, Tenor/Bass Choir and A Cappella choir. Choir is open to all students. The choirs perform at various school activities throughout the year and are involved in district competitions as well. Each year the Bison Choir enjoys several field trips!

Bison theatre

Courtney Reed, Sponsor

Any O'Banion student may join Bison Theatre. Members participate in many different ways. Some members help with fundraisers, some are actors, and some help with the stage set-up as part of the stage crew.

Be a Garland ISD VIP 

With a special VIP pass, community members can get free general admission to many athletic and Fine Arts events at district facilities.

Visit the Garland ISD VIP pass page for more details.

Clear Bag Policy

To help ensure a safe and respectful environment for guests, Garland ISD has put into effect a Clear Bag Policy for all GISD middle and high school athletic events and fine arts performances.  

Learn more on our Clear Bag Policy page.