At the high school level, all students participate in the Catawba Ridge Marching Band during the majority of the fall semester. The Marching Band includes approximately 90 wind players, 20 percussionists, and 35 color guard members. The Catawba Ridge Marching Band serves as musical entertainment and support of the varsity football team at all home games. In addition, the band prepares and performs a musical and visual program for marching competitions, including the SCBDA state marching contests, Bands of America competitions, and other local events. The CRHS Marching Band also participates in local parades.

Major Accomplishments

2022 Marching Band Season

  • BOA Carolina Regional Championship: 1st in Division, Grand Champion
  • South Carolina AAAA Upper State: 1st Place
  • South Carolina AAAA State Championship: 1st Place
  • BOA Grand National Championship Participant

2021 Marching Band Season

  • Gaffney Reservation Tournament: 1st Place Div 5, 2nd Overall
  • BandBeat Championship: Grand Champion
  • BOA Orlando Regional Championship: 3rd in Division, 6th Overall
  • South Carolina AAA Upper State: 1st Place
  • South Carolina AAA State Championship: 1st Place

2019 Marching Band Highlights (1st year of competitive marching)

  • North Gaston Wildcat Invitational: Overall Grand Champions
  • North Lincoln Roundtable Tournament of Bands: Overall Grand Champions
  • South Carolina AA Upper State Champions
  • South Carolina AA State Championship: 4th Place