The Cathedral-Carmel School Band program is the oldest school music program in Lafayette, LA.
The band program offers 5th, 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students a wide variety of musical experiences from graded concert bands to percussion ensembles. Students offer their talents through performance in concerts, masses, and sporting events. Students develop their skills in a variety of disciplines including solo, small ensemble, and large ensemble work from private instruction to small group and large class instruction. CCS band students can select from, and perform in a variety of ensembles. The bands at the Cathedral-Carmel School were created to support the musical needs for Cathedral-Carmel community. Furthermore, the band program strives to provide students a fundamentally sound musical education, experiences of quality musical performances, and an appreciation for the arts. The band program's primary purpose is to serve God through music. The Cathedral-Carmel School Band is directed by Mr. Greig Ashurst.