Floydada Collegiate High School

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“Spirit of the Winds” Marching Band

The “Spirit of the Winds” Marching Band consists of students from 9th through 12th grade. The Band regularly excels at UIL Region Contest and has advanced to UIL Area Marching Contest.


Official Band 2019 Picture

Wind Symphony

The Floydada Wind Symphony consists of high school students from 9th grade through 12th grade. The Band has received three UIL sweepstakes in its history, and its members frequently excel at UIL Solo & Ensemble Competition and place in All-Region and All-Area honor bands. Members of the Wind Symphony frequently contribute their talents and skills to their surrounding communities with service and performances in both large and small groups.

Floydada Collegiate Junior High School


8th Grade Wind Ensemble

The Floydada Wind Ensemble is comprised of the highest achieving 8th Grade Junior High class. This course continues to increase the complexity and artistry of music literature and music theory for the full ensemble. Additionally, the Wind Ensemble serves to prepare the students for the culture of excellence and competitive, high-level accomplishment expected of high school membership. The band participated in the Abernathy Band Festival in April, and all students audition for All-Region and Honor Bands.

7th Grade Symphonic Band

From left, Richmond Middle School students James Hackett, Eric Chen, Luke Holmes, Aaron Matthew and Nina Sablan practice before playing in a band concert at Hanover High School in Hanover, N.H., on April 4, 2018. The Richmond Middle School Jazz Band opened the concert, playing four songs. (Valley News - Carly Geraci) Copyright Valley News. May not be reprinted or used online without permission. Send requests to permission@vnews.com.

The Floydada Symphonic Band is comprised of 7th grade junior high bandmembers. This course continues to increase the complexity and artistry of music literature and music theory for the full ensemble. Additionally, the Symphonic Band serves to prepare the students for the culture of excellence and accomplishment expected of 8th grade Wind Ensemble membership. This ensemble focuses on increasing the complexity of large ensemble skills learned in 6th grade band.

6th Grade Concert Band


The Floydada Concert Band is comprised of the entire 6th grade junior high class. This band shifts from the more small scale section-based 5th grade learning to full band and large ensemble rehearsal techniques. The band learns and practices more complex music literature and theory. Expectations are raised and more responsibility is placed on the students to prepare outside of class. 

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3rd Grade Music

The Floydada 3rd Grade Elementary music class introduces young students to the joys and benefits of music. The course focuses on establishing a strong foundation of pulse and pitch centers through the use of body percussion, boomwhackers, single-octave mallets, and singing; as well as introducing students to basic music notation to put them on the path to individually successful music literacy. Students are exposed to daily collaborative teamwork exercises and fine motor skill development, important building blocks for success in all areas of their formal education.

4th Grade Music

The Floydada 4th Grade Elementary music class continues the education established in 3rd grade music and begins to apply it to wind instrumental performance. Students will begin work on miniature wind instruments (Nuvo instruments) in preparation for upgrading to flute, clarinet, trumpet, or trombone in the 5th Grade Beginning Band. We continue expanding students’ music literacy and collaborative teamwork skills.

5th Grade Beginning Band

The Floydada Beginning Band is comprised of the entire Floydada 5th grade elementary class. The course consists of introductory instruction in the performance of flute, clarinet, trumpet, and trombone. In the spring semester students can audition for percussion. Students also continue expanding their skills in music theory and notation, singing, and creative collaboration projects. The 5th grade beginning band focuses on small ensemble collaborative performing, and prepares students for large ensemble collaboration and performance in 6th grade band.