The Bishop Lynch High School Band
Welcome to the new students who will be attending Bishop Lynch next year! Band at BL is an exciting and rewarding experience, and there is a place in the BL Band for anyone who is interested, even if you don't play an instrument already. Call or email Mr. Owens for more detailed information.
· 2015 TPSMEA Concert/ Sight Reading Contest
· Unamious 1st Division Ratings, and Sweepstakes
· Congratulations to the TPSMEA All-State Band Member Michael Gao!
· US Bands Groesbeck Showcase—Outstanding Guard in class
· TPSMEA State Marching Contest
· Unanimous 1st division “Superior” ratings
· TPSMEA All-State Auditions
· Shannon Lottie 2nd chair flute
· NTCA Winter Guard Competitions
· 4th in their division at the NTCA Championships at Coppell High School, and 1st in their division at the NTCA Championships at Lake Ridge High School.
· TPSMEA Solo/ Ensemble contest
· 25 first division awards
· TPSMEA State Solo/ Ensemble
· 9 students qualifying
· TPSMEA Concert/ Sight Reading Contest
· 1st Division Ratings, and Sweepstakes
· Worldstrides Heritage New York Festival
· Symphonic Band “1st Division—Gold —Superior” rating
· Runner Up for Best in Class” award
Congratulations to the Symphonic Band for Sweepstakes award at TPSMEA Concert/ Sight-Reading contest, and unanimous 1st Division "Superior" ratings at Washing DC Festival of Music, and Best in Class!
About our Band
Welcome to the Bishop Lynch High School Band home page. If you are a prospective student, please consider becoming a part of the dynamic band program at BL. Take a few minutes to explore our web pages to see the opportunities available for all students; whether you already play a woodwind, brass, or percussion instrument or wish to learn to play and become a part of the Friar Band. Color Guard is an integral component of the band, and is available to all young ladies wishing to be included in an award winning performance team here at BL. Please contact Mr. Owens at the phone number and email listed below for more information.
There are many, many exciting things currently happening within the Bishop Lynch Band Program. From Marching Band to Concert Band to Jazz Band, and even to a Beginning Band Class which is specifically designed for students who have never played an instrument before, there is a place for YOU in the BISHOP LYNCH BAND!
If you are not presently in the Friar Band, and this sounds great to you, and you would like to learn more about being a part the wonderful things taking place within the Band Program, please contact me so that we can talk further about your interest in the BL Band. After just a short introduction to the BL Band, you will soon discover why it is one of the most respected private school band programs in the State of Texas. Additionally, I would love to receive a phone call or email from you. You can be assured that my top priority will be in writing back, calling back, or personally meeting you and telling you why the BL Band is the place for you – so please, don’t hesitate to call, email or come by to visit – I look forward to it!
The goal of the Band program at BL is to give every student a place to achieve excellence, grow as individuals in a Christian environment, make great friends, and make lifelong memories; all while participating in one of the schools finest organization. There is not another place in the world I would rather be than... The Bishop Lynch High School Friar Band!!!!!!
Mickey Owens, Band Director, Bishop Lynch High School
Message to Band Families
Much of the band's success is due to the many parents who volunteer and who become board or committee members to support the band members. Thank you for your support!
See Calendar for >more
July 28 - Percussion "Camp" at BL
August 3 - Summer Band begins
August 13 - Saturday Summer Band Rehearsal
August 15 and 16 - Afternoon Rehearsals
August 18 - Sneak Peek Performance
August 26 - First Football Game Performance
October 8 - Marching Contest
October 22 - State Marching Band Contest
December 3 - Children's Medical Center Parade
December 13 - Christmas Band Concert
December 16, 17, 18 - Drumline with Plano Symphony