BANDS

The Choctawhatchee High School band program has existed since 1952 and is a proud school tradition. The Choctawhatchee Band Program is nationally recognized as one of the finest and most comprehensive high school band programs in the nation. The Choctawhatchee High School band includes the Style Marchers, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band, Winter Percussion and Winter Guard.


Choctawhatchee bands consistently earn Superior ratings at the district and state levels, including multiple awards of the Otto J. Kraushaar Award for straight Superior ratings at all Florida marching and concert assessments throughout a single year. The Style Marchers are the Florida Marching Band Coalition Champions 5A Champions for 2004-2005, 2005-2006, 2007-2008, and were runners-up in 2006-2007. The Winter Percussion ensemble placed 4th in the WGI Scholastic World division in 2007 and 2008. The World Guard has been a finalist for many years in the WGI Scholastic World division.

 

Membership

Any student with an interest in band and a willingness to work, and an ability to meet the financial and time requirements necessary will be accepted into the Style Marchers.   The Band available to each student will depend upon audition results.  Color Guard and Percussion positions are determined by audition.