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The Godley High School band earned superior ratings and sweepstakes honors at UIL concert and sightreading competition on February 29, 2024, at Glen Rose High School.

GHS’s Wind Symphony earned Division I ratings for both stage and sightreading performances.  Combined with the fall marching award, the ensemble achieved sweepstakes for the school year. 

For Godley Middle School, both the Honor Band and Concert Band received excellent ratings for their concert programs and superior ratings in sightreading.

Programs for the Godley groups were:

  • GHS Wind Symphony:  Circus Days (Karl L. King), Rainbow in the Clouds (Carol Brittin Chambers), Columbia (Randall Standridge)

  • GMS Honor Band:  Luz y Sombra (Jorge Vargas), Blue Ridge Reel (Brian Balmages), Dominion (Randall Standridge)

  • GMS Concert Band:  Spitfire (Michael Story), Dragon Run (Chris M. Bernotas), Rust Belt (William Owens)

GHS band directors are Joe Walker, Michelle Slayton, Grayson Hancock and David Kennedy.

Pictured are scenes from the band's pre-UIL evaluation at Tarleton State University on Feb. 27.

  • Band
  • Fine Arts
  • Godley High School
  • Godley Middle School