Middle School Band Programs
The success of the Round Rock High School Dragon Band begins at the middle school level. We are extremely fortunate to have students from each of the following three highly-successful and accomplished middle schools within the Round Rock ISD converge to make up our Dragon Band Program!
Cedar Valley Middle School Jaguar Band
The Cedar Valley Middle School Jaguar Band is led by Director of Bands Pete Alvarado and Assistant Director of Bands Logan Bonatahn. After the 2017-2018 school year, the Jaguar Honors Band was named National Winner in the Mark of Excellence National Wind Band Honors Project!
Chisholm Trail Middle School Cougar Band
The Chisholm Trail Middle School Cougar Band is led by Director of Bands Jared Adams, Assistant Director of Bands Courtney Mantle, and Percussion Director Steve Roeder. The Cougar Band was selected by the National Wind Band Honors Project as the 2014 Mark of Excellence National Winner and performed at the 2016 Music For All Festival in Indianapolis, IN.
Walsh Middle School Wildcat Band
The Walsh Middle School Wildcat Band is led by Director of Bands Jennifer Bergeron, Assistant Director of Bands Stone Wang, and Assistant Director of Bands Alejandro Gonzalez. The Wildcat Band has grown to become one of the single largest and most successful middle school bands in the district with over 300 students. In 2020, 2019, and 2018 the program at Walsh earned distinction as a National Winner in the Foundation for Music Education's Mark of Excellence Competition. In 2019, the Walsh Honor Band was recognized in the top 10 CCC bands in the state of Texas. Congratulations to the Walsh Middle School Band on being invited to perform at the Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic in December, 2021 in Chicago, Illinois!