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Crosby High School Symphonic Band

  • The Crosby High School Band is at the heart of school and community pride in Crosby, TX. The band department is led by Kevin Knight and Michael Lehew. The band program offers several musical ensembles: Marching Band, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Cadet Band, Percussion Ensemble and the CHS Jazz Ensemble. The "Big Red Machine" proudly advanced to the UIL 5A State Marching Championships in 2015 and 2017. The Symphonic Band was a finalist in the TMEA 5A Honor Band contests in 2016 and 2018. The band has earned numerous and consistent UIL Sweepstakes awards was named as a Commended Winner in the Foundation For Music Education’s National Wind Band Honors Project. In 2018, the band was invited to perform at the prestigious Midwest Clinic in Chicago, Illinois. Nestled in the oaks and pines east of Lake Houston, Crosby ISD is an easy half-hour drive to downtown Houston and just over half an hour to the two major airports. The morning and evening commutes are devoid of the traffic congestion found in many parts of the Greater Houston area. Over a score of churches serve the area and a growing number of merchants are locating in Crosby. Active youth sports programs are available year round. Major residential subdivisions with country club amenities spur the growth of the community. Crosby is a place where your family can feel at home and where your child will be provided with a topflight education. Our motto in Crosby ISD is: "Tradition...With a Future!"
  • 12/20/2018 06:00 PM - 07:00 PM
  • Crosby High School Symphonic Band
  • Kevin Knight
  • Kevin Knight is the Director of Bands for Crosby ISD. He serves as the head director for Crosby High School and works with all bands throughout CISD. Mr. Knight is a graduate of Choctawhatchee High School in Fort Walton Beach, FL, where he was a student of Randy Nelson and Chad Hannah. At the Florida State University College of Music, he earned a Bachelor of Instrumental Music Education, where he studied with Patrick Dunnigan and David Plack. As a French horn player, Knight was a member of the Florida State University Horn Studio, under the mentorship of Michelle Stebleton. Under Mr. Knight's leadership, Crosby High School Band students have earned numerous All-Region Band placements, Area advancements, TMEA All-State achievement and Solo & Ensemble medals each year. During Knight's tenure, the Crosby Band Program has increased the number of students involved and the number of yearly performances in the community and the greater Houston area. In recent years, the band has traveled and performed in Los Angeles, California, Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, the Walt Disney World Parade in Orlando, and most recently in New York City. Mr. Knight composes, arranges and edits many musical pieces and charts all drills performed by the Crosby Cougar Military Marching Band. He is an active adjudicator, guest conductor and clinician. Mr. Knight holds memberships in the Texas Music Educators Association, Texas Bandmasters Association, the National Band Association and Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity.