THE JOHN OVERTON BAND
WHY JOIN BAND?
WE ARE A FAMILY, AND HAVE EACH OTHER'S BACKS!
WE GET SCHOLARSHIPS AND GO TO COLLEGE.
WE ARE LEADERS IN OUR SCHOOL AND COMMUNITY.
WE ARE RESPONSIBLE.
WE LEARN SELF DISCIPLINE.
WE LEARN TIME MANAGEMENT.
MUSIC HELPS OUR ACADEMICS.
WE MAKE AMAZING FRIENDS AND MEMORIES!
WHAT WE OFFER
We offer a variety of ensembles in which students of varying abilities may participate. The ensembles we offer during the school day are concert band, symphonic band, wind ensemble, percussion ensemble, and string orchestra. After school (extracurricular) ensembles offered are marching band, jazz band, hypeline, and chamber ensembles.
Dr. Jill Pittman, Executive Principal
The quality of Overton's music programming is unparalleled in Metro Schools. Students from many backgrounds find a place to challenge themselves, to grow in leadership, and, most importantly, to join a proud Bobcat family that represents the best our school has to offer.
Lori Driggs, Former Band Parent
Marching band brought out leadership skills in our sons that had not previously been seen before. Band students work hard, have fun, and make lifelong friendships.
David Clasgens, Percussion Alumn
It is an experience of a lifetime. You'll make so many friends, play some amazing music, and it's one of those lifelong memories that you'll have forever.