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October 28, 2014

Congrats Waltrip Ram Band!!!!

Congratulations to the Waltrip RamBand!!!! They earned a 1, 2, 2 which equals a 2nd division-Excellent Rating at UIL. Thank you to the parents, alumni and staff for your support. I'm very proud of the development we've seen since the beginning of the school year. We have one more contest to go at Waller and we hope to see you there. Go Ram Band!!!!

October 5, 2014

Congratulations Waltrip Ram Band!!!!

Congratulations Waltrip Ram Band for your great effort on a long competition Saturday at the Lamar CISD Invitational and Blinn College Buccaneer Marching Festival!! You did a fantastic job performing and giving your very best. Hard work and heart are always rewarded!! In this case you finished the day at the 40th Annual Blinn Festival earning 2nd Place overall in Class 5A (Straight 1st Divisions from each judge). The band also swept each Class 5A caption award earning top honors for having the best soloist, drum major, percussion and color guard. Everyone is very proud of you. Go Ram Band!!!!


September 22, 2014


Hello students and parents. Please note that we are closing in on a very exciting part of the school year…MARCHING CONTEST SEASON!! The Waltrip Ram Band has a long standing tradition of being very active and successful in many local, regional and state marching contests. We will continue the tradition this year as we embark on competing at the Lamar Consolidated ISD Invitational Marching Contest, the 40th Annual Blinn College Buccaneer Marching Festival, the Katy ISD Invitational Marching Festival, the Houston ISD Marching Contest, the Region 23 U.I.L. Marching Band Contest and the Waller ISD Marching Festival. This schedule of events, which is located under the calendar tab, is mixed within our Varsity Football Game Schedule. It is a very educational and rewarding experience for our band students. They are critiqued by some of the finest educators and adjudicators from across the state. Parents, I hope you can continue to support your student by having them attend all music rehearsals and performances. We NEED EVERYONE at ALL SCHEDULED EVENTS. The entire band depends on each other to be there as needed. If you have any questions or conflicts, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Espinosa, Mr. Mosley or Mr. Loredo. Thank you for your support and GO RAM BAND!!!!

August 26, 2014

Welcome Back

Ram Band, we had a successful first day back at school. We are continuing our preparation for this week's 1st football game against Waller. Practice this week is held from 4:15pm to 5:45pm. Remember all practices are MANDATORY. All band members should be in both A5 and B10 classes. Please continue to be patient as your schedules are being corrected. Continue all your hard work!! GO RAM BAND!!!


Band Show Practice

Band, we will have show practice from 4pm - 7pm starting Monday, August 18th - Wednesday, August 20th. We will begin our preparations for the 1st football game scheduled on Friday, August 29th at 7pm versus Waller HS at the Waller ISD Stadium. It is very important for you to attend these rehearsals to have a spot in the marching drill. Please wear comfortable clothing, athletic-style shoes and bring your water bottle. New members should be here too and please know we are still taking newcomers. We had a great summer band, so let's keep it going. GO RAM BAND!!!!


August 16, 2014

Band Booster Meeting

Parents, family, and band alumni are welcome to join us for our 1st Waltrip Ram Band Booster Club meeting on Monday, August 18, 2014 at 7:30pm in the band hall. We will be discussing our upcoming fundraisers and introducing our new band directors, drum majors and calendar. The meeting will follow our show practice, which starts at 4pm and ends at 7pm. We hope you can make it!!!!


Summer Band Camp!

August 4th - August 15th

Veteran Members: August 6th

(7:00am to 4:00pm Monday - Friday)

We want to invite all new incoming members to attend our summer band camp which be held on August 4th- August 15th from Monday through Friday at 7am- 4pm. Returning members are to report on August 6th. We encourage all members to wear comfortable clothing and athletic shoes. Please bring water bottles to accomodate outdoor activities. Reminder to all members to bring instruments.


We would also like to thank everyone that supported the Waltrip Ram Band at our Annual Fish Fry Spring Dinner Fundraiser. It was great to see the many friends and family that joined us for this special event. A special thank you to all of the volunteers that helped run the dinner and auction. Of course, we cannot express enough appreciation for the generosity of all of our donors, especially Mr. Clarence Brooks.

Congratulations to the Waltrip Ram Band Jazz Ensemble #1 for their 1st place performance at the 34th Annual Alcorn State University Jazz Festival. It was our final competition of the season and we are very proud of all of our jazz bands. Everyone has grown as young musicians and we look forward to next year's upcoming groups. In addition to first place, we were able to sit in on a special master class given by the great Arturo Sandoval. Thank you to everyone for your well wishes. It was a trip we'll never forget!! Go Ram Band!!!!

Ram Band Music Mini Camp!

June 2nd-6th and June 9th-13th, 2014

(8:00am to 4:00pm each day)


 Ram Band Parent Information

Greetings Parents! well it that time again to get back into the swing of school and crazy schedules, and for all the new parents Welcome to the Ram Band. The Ram Band encourages all parents to join the Parent Club its a great way to meet new band parents and to find out what is going on with the band through the parents side. so if you would like to sign up feel free to fill out a form and send you child with it to give it to the band directors or feel free to drop it off youself and we will get you set up.(Parent/Guardian Contact form)

We also ask parents to help out with water donation as well. when we go to football games and marching contest we have water for the kids witch is donated by the parents. but we can never have too much water even in this texas heat. so if you would like to help out and donate water we would really appreciate it. just bring it by the band room.

Mr. Jesse Espinosa
Director of Bands
Waltrip High School


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