Marching Band

“The Leander Band is a team, whose success, through goal achievement, is attributed to its unconditional pride and devotion to the program.”

  • Program Accolades:
    • Bands of America Grand National Finalist – 1999, 2016
    • Bands of America 3A National Champion – 2016
    • Bands of America Super Regional Finalist – 2008, 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2018
    • Bands of America Austin Regional Champions – 2015
    • UIL State Marching Contest Finalist – 1998, 2000, 2015, 2016, 2018
    • UIL State Marching Band Bronze Medalist – 2015

Color Guard / Winter Guard

  • Director: Will Callaway
  • Program Accolades:
    • WGI World Champions – 2018
      • Highest score in A class history
      • Third highest score in WGI history
    • TCGC Champions – 2013, 2014, 2018
    • WGI Denton, Austin, San Antonio Champions

Jazz Ensemble

  • Director : Ryan Sirna
  • The jazz ensemble is an “audition only” ensemble, and truly one of the most remarkable parts of the Leander High School Band Program. The ensemble is dedicated towards teaching an appreciation and understanding of the jazz idiom, working with world-renowned guest clinicians, and giving their annual “Jazz Under the Stars” performance in the LHS courtyard in May.

Concert Bands

  • Wind Ensemble – Robert Selaiden
  • Symphonic Wind Ensemble – Ryan Sirna
  • Symphonic Band – Michael Swiren
  • Concert Band – Michael Swiren and Robert Selaiden

The concert bands at Leander high school have a rich and storied history of success, consistently challenging students with exciting and technically advanced literature. The programs consistently receive sweepstakes ratings at the UIL Concert and Sight Reading Evaluation every spring, while bringing out some of the best clinicians and conductors in the wind band activity.