Located in Keller, Texas, Keller High School is home to 3,000 students with 400 enrolled in band. The KHS Band is comprised of five concert bands, two percussion classes, and a color guard class. Additional course offerings outside of the school day include the varsity and jv marching bands, winter drumline, three competitive winterguards, jazz band, and assorted chamber ensembles.
Keller Band students begin their musical journey at three feeder campuses - Bear Creek Intermediate School, Keller Middle School, and Indian Springs Middle School. The Indian Springs Band performed at the 2014 Midwest Clinic and is a recipient of the Sudler Cup. They were named the TMEA CCC Honor Band in 2015. The Keller Middle School Band also performed at the Midwest Clinic in 2018.
The Keller High School Band has enjoyed enormous success over the last two decades. The program has been named a UIL Sweepstakes Award winner for the last twenty years. They have been a TMEA Honor Band Finalist three times, and a National Winner at the Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Honors Project six times. They were the 1999 Texas 4A State Marching Contest Silver Medalist and the 1999 TMEA 4A Honor Band. Keller High School has qualified for the 6A State Marching Contest, held biannually, at every opportunity since 2006, advancing to finals in 2014, 2016, and 2018. They placed 10th, 5th, and 8th, respectively. The Keller Band was also a finalist at the Bands of America Grand National Championships in 2015, and is a recipient of the Sudler Shield.
The Keller High School Band is under the direction of Mark McGahey, Frank Chapple, Ryan Heath, and Daniel Bloss. Keller High School’s Principal is Lisa Simmons. The band program is supported by Fine Arts Director Kim Blann and Superintendent Rick Westfall.