Welcome to the Bishop Gorman Band program. The band consists of Beginning Band, Middle School Band, and the Mighty Crusader High School Band.
Sixth grade begins in the fall with students participating in six weeks each of Art, Band, Orchestra, and Choir Exploratory. Beginning Band starts in January when students will acquire an instrument and learn to play it as a part of their classroom instruction. They will participate in a Spring Concert late in the school year.
The Middle School Band is made up of seventh and eighth-grade students. They participate in local concerts, competitions, some football games, and parades.
The Mighty Crusader High School Band performs at all of the home football games as well as the Tyler Rose Parade, Tyler Jaycees Christmas Parade, All-Region/All-State Band try-outs, Christmas Concert, Solo & Ensemble Competition, TAPPS Concert/Sight-Reading and Jazz competition, the Spring Concert, and other local concerts.
Students from Gorman have earned places in the Private Schools All-State Band, the ATSSB All-State Band, 1st Divisions at the State TAPPS Solo & Ensemble Competition, 1st Division ratings at Jazz Band, Concert & Sight-Reading competition as well as earning the TAPPS Sweepstakes Award (1st Division in Concert & Sight-Reading competition together).