In the spring of 2007, the AHS Band competed in its very first UIL Concert/Sight-reading competition. In the fall of 2007, the band earned competed in its first UIL Marching Competition. Over the past 12 years, the band has had great success at UIL Competitions. The AHS Band, under the direction of Chris Burk, earned First Division Ratings in Concert Performance in 2007, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016. The AHS Band also earned First Division Ratings in Sight-reading in 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, and 2016.
In 2007 and 2010 through 2018, the AHS Marching Band earned First Divisions at the UIL Marching Competition. Five times in the past 9 seasons, the AHS Band advanced to the UIL Area Marching Competition and was named as an Area Finalist. The AHS Band has earned a UIL Sweepstakes Trophy for 12 consecutive years. Each year, the band has sent an increasing number of students to the UIL State Solo and Ensemble Competition with a record 56 students in 13 ensembles and 8 soloists in 2014.
Starting the 2015-2016 school year, Justin Wallis replaced Chris Burk as the Director of Bands.
Oh, in 2018-2019, WE QUALIFIED FOR UIL STATE 4A CHAMPIONSHIPS for Marching Band! What a great experience!
This year, 2019, we have added two phenomenal directors to our family! Our current team has really ramped up our band!
Come see us perform this year!