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:


Friday May 5: Riesel Solo and Ensemble Contest. Grades 5-12. Riesel MS/HS

Friday May 12: Band Banquet 6:00pm; Commons Area; Grades 9-12

Saturday May 13: Six Flags Trip; All day; HS Band and Wind Ensemble

Monday May 15: Middle School Bands in concert; 7pm

Wednesday May 17:
Temple College Band Contest; MS Wind Ensemble, HS Band 

Thursday May 18: Temple College Band Contest; 5th Grade Band, Symphonic Band

Thursday May 18: MHS Band/Moody Project Concert; 7pm

Friday May 26: Graduation; Mandatory Grades 9-12; Grades 6-8 invited to play


GO BEARCAT BAND!



Mr. Guess's Schedule:​ 

6:30am Bus route
1st Period Beginner Percussion Class (Middle School Band Hall)
2nd Period Beginner Trumpet/Saxophone Class (Middle School Band Hall)
3rd Period 6-8 Percussion Class (Middle School Band Hall)
4th Period Beginner Low Brass Class (Middle School Band Hall)
5th Period Lunch
6th Period High School Band Class (High School Band Hall)
7th Period Wind Ensemble/Varsity Band (Middle School Band Hall)
8th Period Symphonic Band/JV Band (Middle School Band Hall)
9th Period Planning Period
3:38-5:00 Bus route
Mr. Mitchell's Schedule:
1st Period Beginner Percussion Class (Middle School Band Hall)
2nd Period Beginner Trumpet/Saxophone Class (Middle School Band Hall)
3rd Period 6-8 Percussion Class (Middle School Band Hall)
4th Period Beginner Low Brass Class (Middle School Band Hall)
5th Period Lunch
6th Period High School Band Class (High School Band Hall)
7th Period Wind Ensemble/Varsity Band (Middle School Band Hall)
8th Period Symphonic Band/JV Band (Middle School Band Hall)
9th Period Planning Period


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 21 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.