Band Program Highlights

  • Marching Band - First Place in four of six AAA categories and AAA First Place at Panther Creek Invitational 2013, First Place in all AAAA categories and GRAND CHAMPIONS at 2011 Cape Fear Colt Classic, 2017 NC Role of Honor WCU Tournament of Champions
  • Annual - Capital City Band Expo held at Sanderson High School
  • Wind Ensemble - Superior Rating level 6 NCBDA 2017

The Sanderson High School Band Program strives to provide the highest quality music education possible. Private music lesson are encouraged for all students, particularly for members of the Wind Ensemble, as all students are treated as soloists.

Did you know-- "Music education gives children four gifts: the gift of civilization, the gift of expression, the gift of understanding, and the gift of new horizons." - Foundation for the Advancement of Education in Music

Music study increases SAT scores, 1996

overall with no arts course work: verbal 400 math 462

with musical performance: verbal 451 math 501