Band

Welcome to the Moody High School Band Webpage! 


Up and coming Bearcat Band events:

This week in the Bearcat Band:


Tuesday, September 12:Regular rehearsal 6-8pm, High School campus


Friday September 15:


Regular Pep Rally   At High School campus. 2:30.


Game- Home game against Hamilton. Meet at 5:30 at the high school band hall

with your instrument, flip folder, long (not short) black socks, and band shirt.

We will rehearse from 5:45-6:30. We will head to the field at 6:30, to be ready for

March-in at 6:50. March-in will be a new path, around the stadium track, in front of the visitors bleachers, around the Home Side, then up into the band bleachers, at a 4 STEP INTERVAL BETWEEN EACH PLAYER.

Trumpets have HK Duty this week. Work it out with your ride AHEAD OF

TIME for you to be able to stay for 10-15 minutes after the game to do HK Duty.

Everyone will be ready for pickup around 10:45-11:00.  



GO BEARCAT BAND!







Mr. Guess's Schedule:
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1st Period: Varsity Middle School Band
2nd Period: Beginner Trumpet/French Horn Class
3rd Period: J.V. Middle School Band
4th Period: 7th and 8th Grade Band
5th Period: Travel to High School/Lunch
6th Period: High School Band
7th Period: Beginner Flute/Clarinet/Percussion Class
8th Period: Beginner Low Brass Class
9th Period: Conference/Planning
Mr. Mitchell's Schedule:
1st Period: Varsity Middle School Band
2nd Period: Beginner Trumpet/French Horn Class
3rd Period: J.V. Middle School Band
4th Period: 7th and 8th Grade Band
5th Period: Travel to High School/Lunch
6th Period: High School Band
7th Period: Beginner Flute/Clarinet/Percussion Class
8th Period: Beginner Low Brass Class
9th Period: Conference/Planning


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.