TESTIMONIALS FROM FESTIVAL ATTENDEES
Thanks so much for hosting this. It was our first year attending the Westlake Marching Festival. We greatly enjoyed it and it was a great experience for our students. We hope to be back soon.
Taft Raider Band Boosters
We enjoyed being at the festival. It was our first time. Everything seemed to go smoothly. I enjoyed seeing different bands.
Shoemaker High School
I was very impressed with the organization of the contest and all the volunteers were extremely helpful and kind!
Director of Bands,
United High School
YOUR FESTIVAL HOSTS
Westlake Chaparral Band
Located in the beautiful hill country of Central Texas, the Westlake Band was organized in 1969 by James Hejl, and developed under the direction of Lee Boyd Montgomery, Jr., Gerald Babbitt, and Van Ragsdale. Kerry Taylor has served as Director of Bands since 1989. The band has traveled throughout the United States, Canada, Europe, Japan, and China to perform at various clinics and festivals and has received numerous awards.
The photo to the left shows the Westlake Chaparral Band marching in the 2017 Rose Parade in Pasadena, CA.
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