Belle Chasse High School

Cardinal Band

Developing integrityleadership, and professionalism through quality music performance and education

Learn About Our Program

The purpose of the Band Program at Belle Chasse High School is to serve as a creative outlet for all students who wish to learn, practice, and perform music. At the same time, the band program gives back to the school through public performances both in the school and the community.


Find out about our upcoming Concert Performances and purchase tickets here.


Interested in some clothing or accessories to represent the Cardinal Band? You can visit our online store at, or click the link below.


Are you a current or incoming Belle Chasse High School student interested in joining the Cardinal Band program? Click the link below to fill out a form and a member of our staff will contact you with information

News and Events

Upcoming Events

Mon 18

Full Band Mardi Gras Rehearsal

February 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Mon 18

Mardi Gras/Disney Parent Meeting

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Band Hall
8346 Hwy 23
Belle Chasse
Thu 21

Full Band Mardi Gras Rehearsal

February 21 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fri 22

Krewe of Cleopatra Parade

February 22 @ 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Sat 23

Krewe of Pygmalion Parade

February 23 @ 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm

Parent Meeting RESCHEDULED

February 11, 2019

The parent meeting has been rescheduled to Monday, February 18th at 7:00 PM in the Band Hall. 

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Would you like to chaperone a parade with us?

January 31, 2019

If you are a parent or relative of a band member over the age of 21, we invite you to chaperone our Mardi Gras parades this season! Open this post to sign up!

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Band Photographs – UPDATE

January 8, 2019

Head shots were not included on the original order form, but many of you expressed interest in purchasing them. These can be purchased by following the link below:   

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2018-2019 Band Officers


Blake Champagne

Drum Major
Blake is a Senior and a percussionist who serves as this year's Drum Major. Blake is planning to attend the US Naval Academy in Annapolis and pursue a career as a Naval Officer.

Madeliene Moss

Drum Captain
Madeliene is a Senior and a percussionist who serves as this year's Drum Captain. After high school, Madeliene plans to attend the University of Louisiana at Lafayette to major in Percussion performance.

Joshua Chotto

Drum Lieutenant
Joshua is a Senior and a percussionist who serves as this year's Drum Lieutenant. Josh plans to enter the Air National Guard upon graduation, and will attend LSU where he will study chemical engineering and music.

Megan Schurr

Band Captain
Megan is a Senior who plays Clarinet. She serves as this year's Band Captain. Megan plans to attend Nunez Community College and would like to become a paramedic.

Justin Hochhalter

Woodwind Lieutenant
Justin is a Senior who plays Tenor Saxophone. He serves as this year's Woodwind Lieutenant. Justin would like to attend Nicholls State University to study secondary education. He plans to teach either chemistry or english.

William Smith

Brass Lieutenant
William is a Senior and Tuba player who serves as this year's Brass Lieutenant. Upon graduation, William plans to join the United States Marine Corps where he would like to serve as a Marine musician.