Band Fee Info

General Expense Fee


Due At Registration

This fee will be used to cover a variety of expenses encountered by the band program that are not funded by the Leander I.S.D. Such expenses could include, but are not limited to:  marching drill design, marching music arrangement, certain contest fees, excess travel (commercial chartered busses), specialized marching instruction, supplemental supplies, and social activities.

Meal Fee


Due June 28th

This fee covers all pregame meals, specified meals at camps and some contests during the Fall Marching Season. Percussion and Drum Majors have an extra $50 for meals during summer percussion camp and 2 contests.

Uniform Maintenance Fee

Due with Student Accessories Fees on July 26th

Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion
(We will handle all cleaning, altering, and minor repair)


Marching Band Student Accessories Fees

Due with Uniform Maintenance Fee on July 26th

These items are necessary for all marching band members. Most of these accessories should last throughout the high school band experience.

Fee list by group:


School Owned Instrument/Equipment Fee
(per semester)


Due August 30th

Woodwinds, Brass, Percussion & Guard
Use of school-owned equipment

U.I.L. Solo and Ensemble Contest (Optional)


Piano Accompanist Charge (Due in January)
(Accompanists are not usually required for percussion solos)

Young Artist Competition


Piano Accompanist Charge (Due in March)
(Accompanists are not usually required for percussion solos)

Spring Trip (Optional)

Odd Numbered Springs

approx. $800 – $1,200

out of State on Commercial or Chartered Air.
Even Numbered Springs

approx. $300 – $450

in-state on Chartered Coaches

Band Banquet

$10 – $20

Varies year to year.  Student organized.


It is the policy of the Vista Ridge High School Band that no student should be denied the privilege of band membership due to financial hardship. Arrangements can be made with the director in cooperation with the Band Booster Executive Committee for students who are in need of special consideration.