Our Awards

We are so proud of our rich heritage of band success. Just take a look at some of the awards bestowed upon our Bailey Band over the years.

2015-16

UIL –
Wind Ensemble Sweepstakes
Wind Symphony Sweepstakes
Symphony Band Excellent

Colorado Cavalcade of Music Competition:
Wind Ensemble – Superior Rating
Best in Class
Best Overall

2014-15

Texas Music Educator’s Association: Clinic demonstration band
San Antonio, Tx February 12th

UIL –
Wind Ensemble Sweepstakes Superior Rating
Wind Symphony – Superior Rating
Symphony Band – Excellent Rating

South Padre Choice Music Events:
Wind Ensemble
Superior Rating
Best in Class
Best Overall

DC San Antonio Festival: Wind Symphony Excellent Rating

2013-14

The 2013-2014 Bailey Wind Ensemble is the recipient of the Mark of Excellence Award. The Mark of Excellence is a prestigious National Award given to Bands, Orchestras, and Jazz Bands for outstanding musical performance. Very few bands receive the honor of “National Winner”.

Mark of Excellence 2014 – National Adjudicator Award – Wind Ensemble
Outstanding Soloists and Sections:
Trumpet Solo in Sheltering Sky: Robert Brown
Flute Section in Sheltering Sky: Caroline Garcia, Kelsea Bird, Christian Ponder, Allison Grooms, Madison Wilson
Piccolo Solo in Sheltering Sky: Caroline Garcia
Percussion Section Arabian Dances: Liam Keanini, Aidan Smith, Lauren DuQuesnay, Johnathan Rodriguez, Zach Yanes, Dartanian Babcock, Michael Thompson, Liam Jones, Eric Ingram

Festival Disney – Wind Ensemble:
Outstanding in class
Outstanding Overall
Overall highest score in the high school category
Gold 1st place award

UIL Recognition – Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony & Symphony Band:
Sweepstakes Award
Superior Concert Rating
Superior Sightreading Rating

DC Festival – Wind Symphony
Superior Rating
Best in Class

DC Festival – Symphony Band
Superior Rating

2012-13

2012 National Adjudicators Invitational, Atlanta Georgia
Wind Ensemble
Honors Award
Superior Performance
Outstanding Percussion Section
Outstanding Brass Section
English Horn Soloist Recognition

UIL Recognition – Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony:
Sweepstakes Award
Superior Concert Rating
Superior Sightreading Rating

UIL Recognition – Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony & Symphony Band:
Excellent Concert Rating
Excellent Sightreading Rating

Special Recognitions

2012 – NATIONAL ADJUDICATORS INVITATIONAL,  Atlanta, Georgia
2007 – Bands of America National Concert Band Festival, Indianapolis, Indiana
2004 – 58th Annual Midwest Clinic – An International Band and Orchestra Clinic, Chicago, Illinois
2001 – The Sudler Silver Cup, An international award recognizing a middle school concert band program of the very highest quality.