During the first semester, the band serves as the Fighting Irish Marching Band appearing at all home Varsity football games. In addition, they attend several parades such as the Labor Day Parade in Chapman, Country Clatter in Enterprise, St. Patrick’s Day in the second semester in Chapman. They attend Central States Marching Festival at KSU. The band also plays at home Girls and Boys varsity basketball games. The concert band appears at the Christmas Concert, District Band Night, FFA BBQ Concert and Commencement. The CHS Concert Band performs annually at State Large Group Contest. Other opportunities that individual students can participate in may include: District and State Band Tryouts, Solo and Ensemble Contest, KSU Concert Band Clinic, NCKL League Band, State and International Lion’s Band.


Band Members 2016-2017


Lindsey Ascher
Hailey Fraizer
Kyndall Freeman
Hannah Harris
Harly Kent
Ondrea Miles*
Makayla Preston
Lacey Sink
Megan Weller

Matthew Ballay
Codie Boyd
Kayla Dorrell
Melanie Groth
Michael Hall
Cheynne Kness
Taylor Major*
Kassidy Mendon
Cayley Wert
Melanie Wert
Logan Wiley

Bass Clarinet
Victoria VarVais

Tenor Saxophones
Zachery Ferris
Garret Meyer
Sarah Parks

Bari Saxophones
Noal Reigel
Sam Switzer

Alto Sax
Athan Acker
Harlie Berggren
Kaylnn Davis
Pierce Hayden
Justin Henderson
Haley Kent
Kayle Roberts
Aleeya Williams

Austin Anderson
James Butler
Mazee Casto
Colby Kramer
Dylan Meyer

French Horn
Gabe Barten
Desire Hairston
Mary Winkel

Mary Winkel

Ondrea Miles

Rayme Belden
Blake Delimont-Miller
Ryan Fansler
Colin Gentry
Cayleb Moreland

Joshua Abbott
Bryanne Albert
Jaden Harlan
Kale Caldwell*
Kaya LaPointe
Connor Pruente
Michaela Schoby
Chris Strom
Talor Warner
Russel Whitley

Ethan Bryan
Kennedy Davis
Kevin Dickenson
Brandon Harvey
Schailynne Huber
Madison McGuire
Elizabeth Morgan
Isaiah Piper
Grace Scales
Brayden Schmidt
Shellie Snyder
Mitchell Tiller
Owen Williams
Haleigh Wright

Drum Line
Alex Bemis
Shaun Blocker
Jeffrey Casto
Reagan Emig
Geneva Fink
Jordyn Hubley
Monroe Morgan
Makayla Nimmo
Victoria VarVais
Grace Wells

Jazz Band

The Chapman High School Jazz Band is directed by Steven Rathert. Freshman through Seniors are welcome to join. The course gives students the experience of learning different characteristics that jazz music is made of as well as learning about different composers and how jazz evolved. The students attend different festivals and competitions throughout the year as well as performing for the high school concerts and Popcorn and Jazz night in the Spring.


Members 2016-2017

Joshua Abott
Bryanne Albert
A.J. Anderson
Matt Ballay
Harlie Berggren
Shaun Blocker
Ethan Bryan
Mazee Casto
Kalynn Davis
Emma Frieze
Pierce Hayden
Jordyn Hubley
Cheyenne Kness
Kaya Laponte
Garret Meyer
Monreo Morgan
Isaiah Piper
Shellie Snyder
Sam Switzer
Mitchell Tiller
Owen Williams