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The Mighty Carlisle Indian Band

Four Time TMEA Class 1A/2A Honor Band

Five Time 1A/2A State Marching Contest


Information for the 2017-2018 School Year


 Director Contact Information: 

Band Hall Phone: (903) 861-0045

      Mr. Chris Clifton, Director of Bands    



       Ms. Amanda Smith, Junior High Director



         Ms. Allison Girt, Assistant Director    



2017-2018 Carlisle Band Calendar





6:30 – 8:30

Marching Rehearsal (through end of UIL Marching Contests)

Aug 24

5:45 PM

Meet the Indians Rally @ Carlisle GYM

Sept. 1

6:30 PM

FB Game vs Mt. Enterprise (HOME)

Sept. 8

6:30 PM

FB Game vs Timpson (HOME)

Sept. 15

6:00 PM

FB Game at Overton

Sept. 22

6:30 PM

FB Game vs Alba-Golden (Homecoming)

Sept. 29

4:30 PM

FB Game at Cayuga

Oct. 9

5:45 PM

Pre-UIL Marching Contest- Mineola HS (during school day)

Oct. 13

5:45 PM

FB Game at Cushing

Oct. 20

6:30 PM

FB Game vs Alto (HOME)

Oct. 21


UIL Marching Contest- Longview H.S.

Oct 25


UIL Twirling Contest- Bullard HS (H.S. Twirlers only)

Oct. 27

4:45 PM

FB Game at Joaquin

Oct. 28


UIL Area Marching Contest- SFASU

Nov. 3

4:45 PM

FB Game at Shelbyville

Nov 6/7**


UIL State Marching Contest  **(for qualifying bands)

Nov. 10

6:30 PM

FB Game vs San Augustine (HOME) (Senior Night)

Dec. 8


Middle School All-Region Try Outs – Rusk HS

Dec. 9


High School All-Region Try Outs – Rusk HS

Dec. TBA


Christmas Concert – Carlisle HS

Dec. TBA


Christmas Parade- Henderson, TX

Jan. 13

All Day

Area Auditions – Chapel Hill HS (qualifiers only)

Jan. 20

All Day

All-Region Clinic and Concert – Chapel Hill (qualifiers only)

Feb. 2-3


Solo and Ensemble - Lindale

Feb. 7-10


All State Try Outs and Clinic – San Antonio (qualifiers only)

Apr. TBA


HS Band Pre-UIL Contest

Apr. 17/18


UIL Concert and Sightreading Contest- Bullard H.S.

May 15

7:00 PM

Spring Concert – Carlisle Gym

May 26-28


State Solo and Ensemble – Austin (qualifiers only)





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comment posted by Mykela on 08-21-2017
Band is sooo cool!
comment posted by Joshua Davis on 04-28-2017
The Band is exemplary, but our percussion section transcends all others! I cannot wait to hear the drum cadences next year! They are like sweet music, blissfully soothing my ear canals.
comment posted by Stella Davis on 04-24-2017
The band is very cool, but the percussion section is the best!
comment posted by Destini Jordan on 04-17-2017
The Band is pretty great, but that percussion section is AMAZING! MEATHOUSE!!!
comment posted by Anonymous on 02-27-2017
I really like Mr. Clifton.
comment posted by Justyn Cooper on 02-24-2017
Carlisle Indian band will always be the best band in East Texas
comment posted by claire on 11-28-2016
hey band is cool
comment posted by Stick figure on 09-15-2016
This band is great... Especially the twirlers!!!! Niccccceeee👌
comment posted by Augustus on 08-30-2016
Trumpets are the best
comment posted by Destini Jordan on 06-02-2016
Hudson Heim is an amazing musician! He is amazing!!!
comment posted by Hudson Heim on 06-02-2016
In my opinion the band is good, but the clarinet section is the best, that is what makes the band sound!!!
comment posted by jesse on 05-18-2016
to the best indian band, just excellent and outstanding
comment posted by Joshua on 04-14-2016
In my opinion, the band is amazing, but the percussion section is the best!
comment posted by CDUB on 03-23-2016
You are so are mighty
comment posted by CDUB on 03-23-2016
You are so are mighty
comment posted by Anthony on 03-22-2016
Band is life!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
comment posted by Jeff on 12-10-2015
I like band
comment posted by Ivan on 11-04-2015
Band is cool!!
comment posted by aaron pirtle on 10-09-2015
band is cool
comment posted by Karina Contreras on 06-03-2015
I love our band
comment posted by ruby on 01-11-2015
comment posted by connie barton on 11-12-2014
very proud of our band...keep up the good work
comment posted by Liberty gentle on 08-30-2014
I love band it's my favorite part of the day going to see ms.neefler is awesome she's the best I'm so excited to start band and to be in jr.high
comment posted by Joshua Davis on 05-24-2014
Band is cool
comment posted by MR. Heim on 04-29-2014
comment posted by Nechelle McElroy on 02-20-2014
The Carlisle Indian Band Is The Best Band In The Whole United State Of America!!!!! I will do anything to help the band!!!! You're #1 Fan Nechelle McElroy!!!!
comment posted by Keith martin on 10-05-2013
Very proud of the kiddos in the band sounded very Good Friday night. And as a parent of one of the band members I am very thankful for all that mr king and mrs smith do for out kids!
comment posted by Mr. Heim on 05-30-2013
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