Wind Ensemble

The Wind Ensemble is a group composed of the top players in the Reagan Band Program. This group performs at many events, concerts, MPA, and is expected to perform on the highest level.

Symphonic Band

The Symphonic Band in the intermediate concert group, and also performs at many events and concerts as well as attends MPA with the Wind Ensemble.  The group plays grade IV and V literature.

Concert Band

The Reagan Concert Band is the entry-level concert ensemble.  The band performs at concerts and MPA in grade III and IV.





Reagan Jazz Band I, Jazz II, After School Jazz Ensemble
Jazz Band I and Jazz Ensemble II are year-round classes.  The Afterschool Jazz Ensemble practices after school in the Spring.   All groups perform in the City of the Arts Jazz Festival.

The members in the Reagan Jazz Ensemble 1 performed at the North Carolina Music Educators Association Professional Development Conference in 2015 and recently in 2018 with guest artist Delfeayo Marsalis. 


Marching Band of Raiders

The most visible band at Reagan, the Marching Band of Raiders is a voluntary group that meets for 2 days after school, performs at all home and away football games, contests, parades, and other events.  The Band of Raiders has been highly successful winning numbers Band of the Day Awards, performing in the 2016 London New Year's Day Parade, and the 2014 and 2018 Nation Independence Day Parade in Washington DC.


Symphony Orchestra - Mr. Tysor, Director

The Reagan Symphony Orchestra combines members from the Reagan Orchestra with wind players selected from the band program.

The Symphony Orchestra performs at concerts and trips such as Carowinds. 




Chamber Ensembles

Reagan has a plethora of chamber ensembles. These groups are assigned or put together by the students and perform at concerts and the annual Winter Gala (pictured to the right).  


After School Advanced Percussion Ensemble  - Greg Dills, Instructor

The After School Percussion Ensemble is a volunteer group that meets after school in the spring and performs high-quality literature. 



The Winterguard is a voluntary group that performs and competes regularly during the Winterguard season each spring.

The Reagan Winterguard was the CWEA Scholastic A Champion in 2012 and Scholastic AA Champions in 2017 and 2018.

Pep Band

A pep band of Reagan students plays at a Wake Forest basketball game each year, including games against Duke, NC State, and Virginia Tech.