J. Wes Canaday
Percussion Instructor/MS Band Director
MS Band Director
Elkhart Band Hall Phone Numbers
903-764-8524 - rings at BOTH campuses!!!
903-764-8288 (MS Fax)
903-764-2414 (HS Fax)
Elkhart BIG RED Band
301 E. Parker St.
Elkhart, TX 75839
Our goal is to support the school and community through musical performances and to represent the community of Elkhart with excellence, professionalism and class.
For an in-depth history of the Elkhart BIG RED Band (all the way back to 1939-40!!!), please visit the "History" tab of this website.
HS Band Program Bell Schedule*
1st Period (8:00-9:00) - High School Band
2nd Period (9:05-10:00) - Director Planning Period
3rd Period (10:05-11:00) - Applied Music/Music Theory
4th Period (10:50-11:40) - 8th Grade MS Band (@ the MS Campus)
5th Period (12:35-1:30) - HS Jazz Band
6th Period (1:30-2:20) - Beginner Brass (@ the MS Campus)
7th Period (2:25-3:15) - Beginner Woodwinds (@ the MS Campus)
*These times are from Monday - Thursday...Friday classes are shorter due to the early release!!!