Welcome to the Lakota East Band program! When you are new to the Lakota East Band Program, there are many questions. Even parents and students who have been in the band program for a while may still have questions.
How many bands are there?
There are two Lakota East Freshman Concert Bands and two Lakota East Freshman Jazz Bands.
There are three Concert Bands and three Jazz Bands at Lakota East.
There is a marching band, the Lakota East Marching Thunderhawks, which is open to Lakota East freshman through seniors.
Color Guard is part of the Lakota East Marching Thunderhawks, and is open to freshman through seniors.
There is a Pep Band, which plays at Lakota East basketball games.
Winter Guard is open to freshman through seniors. Check Winter Programs for details.
Occasionally, a Pit Orchestra is assembled for the Theater Department productions.
Other questions about bands: