Band Information

Band Director
Mr. Ben Ware - 713.490.8248 - email

Assistant Band Director
Mr, Jesus Pacheco - email

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The Symphonic Band
The Symphonic Band is made up of students from St. Agnes Academy and Strake Jesuit College Preparatory. The Band is one of the largest organizations on campus. The Band serves as a Pep Band during football season and performs as a Symphonic Band during the remainder of the school year. The Symphonic Band gives a Christmas Concert and Spring Concert each year, in addition to competing at Concert & Sight-Reading Contest, consistently earning top awards at competitions. This ensemble is open to all students who play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument and rehearses Monday through Friday during zero period from 7:00 am-7:45 am in the Parsley Center of Strake Jesuit College Preparatory. 


The Jazz Ensemble
The Jazz Ensemble is made up of students from St. Agnes Academy and Strake Jesuit College Preparatory. The Jazz Ensemble performs jazz, swing, big band, blues, pop, salsa, funk, and rock music. The Jazz Ensemble gives several performances a year, including a Christmas Concert, Open House, and a Spring Concert. The Ensemble is made up of saxophones, trombones, trumpets, and a rhythm section, which includes piano, guitar, bass, and drums. The Jazz Ensemble rehearses Monday and Wednesday during eighth period from 3:15 pm-4:00 pm in the Parsley Center of Strake Jesuit College Preparatory. 

The Pep Band

During the football season, members of the Strake Jesuit and St. Agnes Symphonic Band perform at the games and contributes to the school spirit.

Our pep band does not march; however, performs for audiences during the football game and half time shows.

Click here to access pictures of the SJ/SAA Pep Band 2015 Season.