May 1, 2018

The Carroll Band Boosters will hold its Annual Member Meeting on Tuesday, May 1st at 7:00pm. The meeting will be held at the Carroll High School Band Hall, 800 N. White Chapel Blvd., Southlake TX 76092. Included on the agenda is voting for Officers to serve during the 2018-2019 school year. The proposed Slate of Officers formed by the Nominating Committee is:

  • President: Andrea Ragsdale

  • 1st VP: Joy Petescia

  • 2nd VP: Paul LeBlan...

July 17, 2017

Monday, July 17th marks the second of three Sounds of Summer rehearsals at the CHS Band Hall, 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. All Dragon Band wind players who are in town are cordially invited to attend. (Percussion will start rehearsals on July 25th.)  The Sounds of Summer rehearsals are a great chance to get your chops back into shape for Summer Band, which is just around the corner. (Two weeks and counting!)

Please bring your inst...

July 16, 2017

The Drum Corps International ("DCI") Summer Tours always feature something new, and this summer is no exception: For the first time, eleven current and former Dragon Band members are touring with seven different World Class and Open Class corps ... while two Carroll directors serve on staff for two World Class groups. 

In recent years, one or two Dragon Band students have performed with DCI corps each summer. But this year, it's a bumper c...

June 12, 2017

The Dragon Band and Carroll Guard began their Sounds of Summer rehearsal series on ​June 12th.  The Sounds of Summer is an opportunity for Dragon Band students to keep their skills sharp, and get a head-start on their music for the upcoming fall marching season.

These musicians spent a part of the rehearsal reading through their parts as a group. They 
then divided into brass and wood​​wind sectionals, led by Mr. Barnard and Mr. Johnson, r...

June 11, 2017

The Carroll Dragon Band is pleased to announce the two newest members of our directorial staff, Mr. Gary Barnard and Mr. Jon Maynard

GARY BARNARD received his Bachelor of Music from the University of Texas at Arlington, graduating Magna Cum Laude in May of 2006. In May of 2012 he completed his Master of Educational Administration and Principal Certification from the University of North Texas.

Most recently, Mr. Barnard served as Director...

May 24, 2017

YOU'RE INVITED!

Retirement Cookout and Get-together in honor of Mr. Bach. 

  • WHEN: Sunday, June 4, 12-3pm

  • WHERE: Liberty Park at Sheltonwood (500 E Dove Rd, Southlake TX). 

  • WHAT: Food by the Hamburger Man; Volleyball, friends and fun!

It costs nothing to attend, but PLEASE RSVP by FRIDAY MAY 26th at THIS LINK. If you'd like to eat, you can prepay for meals (burgers, chicken sandwiches, etc.) on the RSVP page.

May 22, 2017

Incoming freshmen will get their first taste of marching with the Dragon Band this week at the band's annual 3-day Rookie Marching Camp. New marchers from Carroll Middle School and Dawson Middle School will join Dragon Band Leadership and band staff to learn the fundamentals of marching with the Dragon Band. 

Rookie Camp serves as an introduction to Summer Band Camp, which begins on July 31, 2017. 

Camp runs from Tues. May 23rd through...

May 15, 2017

  After a lengthy search/interview/selection process, Carroll ISD Superintendent Dr. David Faltys has selected Dragon Marching Band Director Kenneth Johnson to succeed Jay Bach as Director of Bands for CISD. Dr. Faltys (shown at far left) presented Mr. Johnson to the Board of Trustees at the School Board's regular meeting on May 15, 2017.

Ken Johnson has been a teacher for 20 years; he has taught at Carroll for 19 of those years.  Although...