The Plano East Senior High Band
The Plano East Senior High Band has firmly established itself as one of the leading band programs in the state of Texas. In addition to twenty nine consecutive University Interscholastic League “Sweepstakes Awards” for Superior Ratings in marching, concert and sight reading competitions, the Plano East Bands have won top honors at nationally adjudicated festivals in St. Louis, Missouri; Nashville, Tennessee; Orlando, Florida; Winter Park and Breckenridge, Colorado. The Plano East Band has represented the State of Texas at the Four States Bandmasters Association Convention and was an invited participant in the 1984 Republican National Convention. The Plano East Wind Ensemble was selected as a featured performing group at the Mid West International Band and Orchestra Clinic in 2001. The Plano East “Marching Panthers” have garnered local, regional and state awards in marching band competitions which have culminated in being selected to compete at the Texas State Marching Band Championships in 1998 and 2000.
Through the efforts of students and directors, the Plano East Bands have firmly established a “Tradition of Excellence”.