ABOUT THE BAND

HISTORY

The Pelham High School Band has a rich tradition of musical excellence dating back to the program's inception in 1974. The Pelham Band Program has traveled and performed at numerous locations around the country including Chicago (IL), New York (NY), San Antonio (TX), Williamsburg (VA), Washington D.C., Dallas (TX), Phoenix (AZ), Orlando (FL), Indianapolis (IN), Nassau (Bahamas). The Pelham High School Band Program is composed of two concert ensembles, two jazz ensembles, two marching bands (competitive and non-competitive), a color guard, a winter guard, a dance team, and majorettes.  The Pelham High School Marching Band is an active participant in Bands of America and Music For All. 

The Pelham Wind Ensemble, the premier performance group at Pelham High School, has performed at numerous state and regional conferences and competitions including the Music for All National Festival, Southeastern United States Concert Band Clinic (SEUS), Grand National Adjudicators Invitational, The Atlanta International Band & Orchestra Conference, Southern Instrumental Conductors Conference and the Alabama Music Educators Association In-Service Conference (1990, 1994, 2005, 2010, 2013). Under the direction of Justin P. Ward, the Pelham Wind Ensemble has been invited and performed as a featured ensemble at the Southeastern United States Concert Band Clinic (2015), The University of Alabama Honor Band Festival (2016), the Kennesaw State University Concert Band Invitational (2017), and the UAB Concert Band Invitational (2017).

MISSION STATEMENT

THE FIVE PILLARS TO SUCCESS