Welcome students from Broadway, Birnham Woods, Ford and Snyder!  We are happy to have you join the band!

Thanks for your interest in the Tom Cox Band! No experience required!

We are excited for you to have your Band Instrument Interview to find the instrument that suits your child the best. See below for

Signup Genius Links to Sign Up for your Band Instrument Placement.

Please do not rent or purchase a band instrument until you have had

your instrument interview and your instrument selection has been

confirmed by a band director.  Thanks!

Band instruments belong in two families:

Woodwinds include Clarinet, Flute, Oboe, Bassoon and Saxophone!

Brass include Tuba, Baritone, French Horn, Trombone and Trumpet!

Two videos below show off the different instruments.

Know which instruments you want to try when you come for your interview :)


Instrument Interview Dates for Incoming TCI 5th Graders! 

Welcome to the Tom Cox Band!  YAY BAND!!!!


Saturday May 15 (done! - thanks for a great day!)

Tuesday May 25 - 5-8pm Beginner Instrument Placement - Signup Genius Link

Saturday August 7 - 9am-4pm Beginner Instrument Placement - Signup Genius Link

We will likely have other dates in August, however, signing up for August 7th will give you more time to get supplies before school starts.

PERCUSSION INFO: If your child is interested in interviewing for one of our limited spots in Percussion, you must sign up for a slot on May 15th. 

There will not be another time to audition.  Contact Mr. Lucas at dwlucas@conroeisd.net with questions.

Instrument interviews have begun for the 2021-2022 school year, and we are off to an amazing start!

We are super glad you have chosen to do the BEST THING YOU CAN DO IN SCHOOL!

Also, we have streamlined our interview process, so we are doing our best to expedite the interviews. 

We appreciate your patience as we ensure your child is placed on the best instrument for them to be happy and successful!

Did you know that the Tom Cox Band is the LARGEST and MOST SUCCESSFUL student group on campus? 

It is, and we are very proud of that! 

Here is another amazing video demonstrating each band instrument!




FOR MORE INFO ON THE INSTRUMENTS AND JOINING BAND, PLEASE VISIT THE VERY BEST Website to help your child decide about joining band, and to learn about the instruments.  It is called:


Click above to visit it, click the "videos" tab and watch away.  It may take a while, but the videos are amazing, and will help you and your child know more about band, as well as the instruments!

Here is one of their fantastic and helpful videos:




Melissa Perry


Flute, Oboe, Bassoon, Clarinet, Saxophone

Dustin Lucas


Trombone, Baritone, Tuba, Percussion

Brian Eisemann


Trumpet, French Horn, Trombone

"Without music, life would be a mistake."

~Friedrich Nietzsche