• About the NRJH Band
     
    The Nolan Ryan Junior High Longhorn Band began with the founding of the school in 2008.  Since that time the NRJH Band has made a commitment to the highest standards of musical learning and performance.  The members of the Nolan Ryan Junior High Band compete in individual and group competitions throughout the year, always trying to push toward new levels of musical achievement.
     
    2008-2019 Nolan Ryan Junior High Band Accomplishments
    Over 1,700 First Division Ratings, Solo & Ensemble Contest 
    Over 250 Outstanding Performance Awards, Solo & Ensemble Contest 
    Over 550 All-Region and All-District Band Members
    2019 6th Place TMEA State Honor Band Finals
    2018 Director's Choice Scholastic Music Festival, Overall Outstanding Group, SB I 
    2018 Director's Choice Scholastic Music Festival, Best in Class, SB I 
    2018 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band I
    2018 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band II 
    2018 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band III 
    2017 Mark of Excellence Award, Symphonic Band I
    2017 Citation of Excellence Award, Symphonic Band 2
    2017 1st in Region 17, Texas Music Educators Association State Honor Band Contest, SB I 
    2017 Shadow Creek Showcase of Sound Best in Class, Symphonic Band I
    2017 Shadow Creek Showcase of Sound Best in Class, Symphonic Band II
    2017 Shadow Creek Showcase of Sound Best in Class, Symphonic Band III
    2017 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band I
    2017 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band II 
    2017 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band III 
    2016 Overall Outstanding, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I 
    2016 Outstanding in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I
    2016 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I  
    2016 Outstanding in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band II
    2016 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band II  
    2016 Outstanding In Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band III 
    2016 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band III 
    2016 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band I
    2016 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band II 
    2016 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band III 
    2015 National Winner, National Wind Band Honors Project, New Music Division, SB I 
    2015 National Commended Winner, National Wind Band Honors Project, Class AA, SB I 
    2015 Finalist (11th), Texas Music Educators Association State Honor Band Contest, SB I 
    2015 1st in Area F, Texas Music Educators Association State Honor Band Contest, SB I 
    2015 1st in Region 17, Texas Music Educators Association State Honor Band Contest, SB I 
    2015 Overall Outstanding, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I
    2015 Outstanding in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I 
    2015 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I 
    2015 Outstanding in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band II 
    2015 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band II 
    2015 Outstanding in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band III 
    2015 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band III 
    2015 Excellent Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band IV 
    2015 Outstanding in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Beginning Band 
    2015 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Beginning Band 
    2015 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band I 
    2015 UIL Superior Rating, Symphonic Band II 
    2015 UIL Superior Rating, Symphonic Band III 
    2014 National Winner, National Wind Band Honors Project, Class AA, Symphonic Band I
    2014 National Winner, National Wind Band Honors Project, New Music Division, Symphonic Band I
    2014 Overall Outstanding, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I
    2014 Outstanding in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I
    2014 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band I
    2014 Runner-Up in Class, Gator Music Festival, Symphonic Band I
    2014 Superior Rating, Gator Music Festival, Symphonic Band I
    2014 Runner-Up in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band II
    2014 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band II
    2014 Runner-Up in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band III
    2014 Excellent Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Symphonic Band III 
    2014 Superior Rating, Gator Music Festival, Beginning Band
    2014 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band I
    2014 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Symphonic Band II
    2013 National Commended Winner, National Wind Band Honors Project, Class AA, Wind Ensemble
    2013 Finalist (9th), Texas Music Educators Association State Honor Band Contest, WE
    2013 2nd in Area F, Texas Music Educators Association State Honor Band Contest, WE 
    2013 1st in Region 17, Texas Music Educators Association State Honor Band Contest, WE
    2013 Best Overall, Space City Showcase of Music, Wind Ensemble
    2013 Best in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Wind Ensemble 
    2013 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Wind Ensemble 
    2013 Runner-Up in Class, Gator Music Festival, Wind Ensemble
    2013 Superior Rating, Gator Music Festival, Wind Ensemble 
    2013 Runner-Up in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Honors Band
    2013 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Honors Band
    2013 Superior Rating, Splashtown Music Festival, Beginning Band
    2013 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Wind Ensemble
    2013 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Honors Band
    2012 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Wind Ensemble
    2012 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Honors Band 
    2012 Best Overall, Space City Showcase of Music, Wind Ensemble
    2012 Best in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Wind Ensemble
    2012 Best in Class, Space City Showcase of Music, Honors Band
    2012 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Wind Ensemble 
    2012 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Honors Band
    2012 Runner-Up in Class, Splashtown Music Festival, Beginning Band
    2012 Superior Rating, Splashtown Music Festival, Beginning Band
    2011 UIL Superior Rating, Wind Ensemble 
    2011 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Honors Band
    2011 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Wind Ensemble
    2011 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Honors Band
    2011 Superior Rating, Space City Showcase of Music, Concert Band
    2011 Superior Rating, Splashtown Music Festival, Beginning Band
    2010 UIL Superior Rating, Wind Ensemble
    2010 UIL Sweepstakes Award, Honors Band
    2010 Best in Class, Festival at the Woods, Wind Ensemble
    2010 Best in Class, Festival at the Woods, Honors Band
    2010 Superior Rating, Festival at the Woods, Wind Ensemble  
    2010 Superior Rating, Festival at the Woods, Honors Band
    2010 Superior Rating, Splashtown Music Festival, Beginning Band
    2009 UIL Sweepstakes Award - Wind Ensemble