Creek Band - Welcome Back!

All the info you need as we start our Fall 2022 season!

Rehearsals start at 7:00am on Wednesday, July 27th!

Critical Info - But please read the rest of the newsletter!

  1. All students are expected to be present and ready to go at 7:00am on Wednesday, July 27th!
  2. Program, meal, travel, and other fees are due on Tuesday, August 2nd. Boosters will be available to take payments before and after the mandatory student/parent meeting.
  3. All dates for contests and football games have been confirmed - please make sure they are on your calendar!

BAND Groups

Our primary method of communication is through the free BAND application. Other than a weekly newsletter - emails are rare.


If you haven't already, it is critical that you click here to join the 2022-2023 Creek Band group.


If you need any assistance, please touch base with a director.


Welcome Mr. Juwan Blanton - Assistant Percussion Director!

The Creek Band Family is excited to welcome Mr. Juwan Blanton as our new Assistant Percussion Director!


Juwan Blanton is very excited to joining the Clear Creek band staff as the Assistant Percussion Director working alongside Robert Fish, Director of Percussion.


Mr. Blanton is a graduate from Stephen F. Austin State University where he received his undergraduate degree in Music. While at SFA, Mr. Blanton performed with the Wind Ensemble, Wind Symphony, SFA Lumberjack Marching Band, Orchestra of the Pines, Percussion Ensemble, Steel Band, Swignin’ Axes and SFA Pep Band.


Mr. Blanton continued his studies, receiving a Masters degree in Percussion Performance from the University of Houston Moores School of Music. While at UH, Mr. Blanton was awarded a Graduate Assistantship with the percussion studio. He performed with the Wind Ensemble, Percussion Ensemble 1, AURA Contemporary Ensemble and the Moores School of Music Orchestra.


Mr. Blanton previously taught in various places in Texas including Gus Garcia University School as the Head Band Director, Percussion Director at Spring Hill ISD and as a private lessons teacher and technician in Pearland ISD. Mr. Blanton is passionate about music and having fun while playing the instruments. He is a member of the Percussive Arts Society and the Texas Music Educators Association.

Summer Band

Important Summer Band Info

Summer Band is required for all members of the Clear Creek HS Band.


Students are expected to be on time and ready to work for each session. It is a good rule of thumb to be present no later than 15 minutes prior to the start time each day. Students will be expected to be in their spots with all materials exactly at 7:00am to hit the ground running.


Students should bring/wear:

  • Instrument (unless provided by the school)
  • Water Jug (with water)
  • Comfortable "Cross-Trainer" Type Shoes
  • Plain White T-Shirt - (Note: as light as possible!)
  • Hat and/or Sunscreen
  • Pencil and all Distributed Music


Students will not be provided lunch during these camps. All students should bring or arrange for their own lunch.


It is critical that students eat a healthy and somewhat light breakfast every day. Safety and health are our number one priority and the lack of proper hydration and/or nutrition is one of the first reasons students don't "feel well."

Summer Band Rehearsal Schedule

Wednesday, July 27th through Friday, July 29th
  • 7:00am to 11:00am - Rehearsal
  • 11:00am to 12:00pm - Lunch (Not Provided)
  • 12:00pm to 4:00pm - Rehearsal


Monday, August 1st through Friday, August 5th

  • 7:00am to 11:00am - Rehearsal
  • 11:00am to 12:00pm - Lunch (Not Provided)
  • 12:00pm to 4:00pm - Rehearsal


Monday, August 8th through Friday, August 12th

  • 5:00pm to 9:00pm - Rehearsal

Mandatory Parent/Student Meeting

Tuesday, Aug. 2nd, 6:30-7:30pm

2305 East Main Street

League City, TX

Required meeting for all students with at least one parent or legal guardian present.


We will cover critical information over the entire school year and take care of forms and other "housekeeping" things.


If you have conflicts and a parent/legal guardian cannot be present, please email Mr. Fincher to make other arrangements to get the information.

Program and Other Fees Due - August 2nd

If you have already registered and need to make another payment, you can do so before or after the mandatory parent/student meeting (listed above.) You can make payments with cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card. Booster officers will be ready to help you out.


Reminder invoices and totals will be sent within the next several days.


If, for any reason, you haven't completed the registration process - you will be receiving more information in the next week on how to complete the responsibilities.

Family & Friends Preview Night

Friday, Aug. 12th, 8-9pm

2305 East Main Street

League City, TX

Come celebrate the end of summer with a presentation by the Creek Band and an interactive experience!

Creek Faculty & Staff Welcome Performance

Monday, Aug. 8th, 8:30-10:30am

2305 East Main Street

League City, TX

All students will participate in a brief "welcome" performance for all Creek Faculty and Staff.

"Meet the Wildcat" Performance

Wednesday, Aug. 17th, 6-8pm

2305 East Main Street

League City, TX

The first "unofficial" pep rally of the year!

Fall Events

Weekly Rehearsal Schedule

All students are required to attend all rehearsals throughout the fall.


First Week of School

  • Thursday, August 18th - 3:30pm to 6:30pm
  • Friday, August 19th - 3:30pm to 6:30pm


Regular Weekly Schedule (Starting Monday, August 22nd)

  • Monday - 6:00pm to 9:00pm
  • Tuesday - 3:30pm to 6:00pm
  • Thursday - 3:30pm to 6:00pm


The first week of school is our only Thursday night game. We will rehearse Friday of that week from 3:30pm to 6:00pm.

Football Games

Attendance at all football games is required.


  • Thursday, August 25th - Home vs. Kingwood - Veterans Memorial
  • Friday, September 2nd - Home vs. Deer Park - Veterans Memorial
  • Friday, September 9th - Away vs. Channelview - Ray Maddry Stadium
  • Friday, September 16th - Away vs. Pasadena Memorial - Pasadena Veterans Stadium
  • Friday, September 23rd - Home vs. Brazoswood - Veteran Memorial
  • Friday, September 30th - Away vs. Clear Lake - Veterans Memorial
  • Friday, October 14th - Home vs. Clear Brook - Veterans Memorial
  • Friday, October 21st - Away vs. Clear Springs - Challenger Columbia
  • Friday, October 28th - Home vs. Dickinson - Veterans Memorial
  • Friday, November 4th - Away vs. Clear Falls - Veterans Memorial

Marching Contests

Attendance at all marching contests is required.


  • Saturday, October 1st - BOA Houston - Katy Legacy Stadium
  • Saturday, October 8th - Lone Star Preview - Woodforest Bank Stadium (Conroe ISD)
  • Saturday, October 15th - UIL Region Marching Contest - Challenger Columbia Stadium
  • Saturday, October 22nd - Gulf Coast Classic - Challenger Columbia Stadium
  • Saturday, October 29th - UIL Area Marching Contest - Challenger Columbia Stadium
  • Saturday, November 5th and Sunday, November 6th - BOA San Antonio - Alamodome

Parents, Family, and Friends - We need you!

We absolutely cannot be successful without the participation of our family and friends! Please look at the above dates and make plans to help at one or more (or all!) of the games and contests. It's a ton of fun and we can't wait to get everyone on board!


This link will show you volunteer sign-ups (football games & contests) for the entire season.


It will be updated as the season goes on...but there are already some dates there.


Stay tuned for another e-mail/message letting you know that more volunteer opportunities are live!

Creek Band Spring Performance Trip - New Orleans, Louisiana!

We are excited to announce that our Spring Performance Trip this year is to New Orleans, Louisiana! This is a fantastic trip for a HS Band and provides some unforgettable musical and educational experiences.


Friday, February 17th 2023 through Sunday, February 19th 2023


Features


Per person price is $785.


Payment Schedule


  • August 18th - $200 (Deposit)
  • September 15th - $200
  • October 13th - $200
  • December 17th - $185


Click here to pre-register for the trip. This information is critical to finalize reservations.

Creek Band Website

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Have a business you want to promote here?

We are looking for sponsors for the 2022-2023 school year!


If you have or work for a company that would be willing to sponsor the Creek Band, please check out this information and/or contact Mr. Fincher for more information.


We appreciate the support of our community partners and love to promote them!