Band

Welcome to the Moody High School Band Webpage! 



CONGRATULATIONS BEARCAT BAND!!!!


After moving up to Open Class from Novice Class, the band still broke an 83.8!
What a successful season for the Bearcat Band, we are PROUD OF YOU!!!



Up and coming Bearcat Band events:


Thurs 7/20- The Moody Bearcat Band hosts The Jersey Surf Drum and Bugle Corps!

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We will host the corps on our high school campus. We would like for all high school band members to come and observe rehearsals. Leadership is required to come that day. Rehearsals will begin tentatively around 10:30. I will post the EXACT times when I speak with their Corps Director closer to the 20th. Stay tuned........

UPDATE: Full Corps rehearsal begins at 12:30 and will end at 2:00. Please wear sunscreen!!

SUMMER BAND SCHEDULE

All dates that your student is a part of are mandatory.

 

-Leadership Camp (Leadership only). MEET AT MHS BAND HALL.

 

Tue 7/25: 10am-4pm

Wed 7/26: 10am-4pm

 

-Beginner Marching Camp (Field Commanders, plus grades 7, 8, and 9)

 

Thurs 7/27: 10am-4pm; Uniform fitting for grades 7-9 from 2-4pm

Fri 7/28: 10am-4pm

 

-Summer Band Camp (FULL BAND)

 

Mon 7/31: 4-8pm Music rehearsal only, NO Marching Basics during this rehearsal

Tue 8/1: 4-8pm Music and Marching Basics

Wed 8/2: 4-6pm

Thurs 8/3: 4-8pm

 

Mon 8/7: 4-8pm

Tue 8/8: 4-8pm

Wed 8/9: 4-6pm

Thurs 8/10: 4-8pm

 

Mon 8/14: 4-8pm

Tue 8/15: 4-8pm

Wed 8/16: 4-6pm

Thurs 8/17: 4-8pm

Fri 8/18: 4-???? (Band fun night)





GO BEARCAT BAND!




Mr. Guess's Schedule:​ 


Mr. Mitchell's Schedule:
Coming in August!


About The Moody Bearcat Band Directors

The Moody High School Band is under the direction of Joey Guess and Brad Mitchell.

Mr. Guess is a 24 year veteran teacher/band director, and a graduate of Baylor University.  
He has taught in the small schools, large schools, and on the college level over the years. Mr. Guess was a member of the ​Sky Ryders Drum and Bugle Corps ​in 1990, and a staff member of ​Lone Star Drum and Bugle Corps ​in 1993. He has five children, two grandchildren, and a wonderful wife of whom he adores.
 
Mr. Mitchell is a 22 year veteran teacher/band director, and a graduate of Southwestern Oklahoma State University. He has taught in both Oklahoma and the great state of Texas. Mr. Mitchell was the Jazz Band Director of The Year while at Enid Oklahoma in 2000.  He won a Sweepstakes award with Enid Longfellow Junior High at the Tri-State Music Festival in 2002.  After coming to Eastland, Tx, the band recieved UIL Sweepstakes awards and placed 17th in the Texas State Marching Competition in San Antonio in 2011.  While at Academy, Tx Mr. Mitchell's middle school bands received all superior ratings in the four years he was there.