Building a tradition of excellence through pride and perseverence


Members of the Rummel Chapelle Band participate in ensembles including marching band, jazz band, symphonic band and percussion ensemble. Keeping an intense focus on musicianship, the band strives to dynamically blend traditional band literature with the popular works.


The Archbishop Rummel band program is a co-educational program in conjunction with Archbishop Chapelle High School. Unlike any other Catholic high school bands in the New Orleans metro area, this setup fosters a uniquely inclusive experience for students and for the community.

Storied & Historical

The Rummel Chapelle Band stands as one of the great musical traditions for Catholic school students in the region. The band performs around the state and indeed around the country carrying forward the work of decades of alumni.

Band News & Updates

2014-15 All State Second Round

Congratulations to all Archbishop Rummel and Archbishop Chapelle students who made it to the second round of this year's all state audition process. The number of students who went out for first round dwarfed the past 5 years and several earned the distinction of being place 1st in the metropolitan area; we are very proud of all of them! The following students will be representing the band at second round:

  • Taylor Sparacello (Clarinet, 1st in District)
  • Rachel Mata (Clarinet)
  • Tim Primes (Alto Sax, 1st in District)
  • Nick Harrington (Trumpet, Alt)
  • Jacob St. Pierre (Trombone, 1st in District)
  • Chris Broome (Bass Trombone, 1st in District)
  • Rebecca Heirsch (Euphonium)

All State second-round candidates will audition in Alexandria on Saturday, October 11. Exact details are forthcoming pending LMEA releasing the audition schedule and complete information.

2014-15 Jazz Band

Congrats to the 2014-15 Jazz Band, the roster can be found here. Jazz band members are reminded of Monday practices from 3-5 in the ARHS band room

2014-15 Jazz Band Auditions

All wind players auditioning for jazz band should obtain the audition music and intent form from the ARHS Band Room. All jazz auditions will take place on Monday September 8. Audition pieces are to be performed with the "Rhythm Only" version of the MP3s except for rhythm players, who will perform them with the full accompaniment.

CALENDAR ADDITION - Picnic / Parent Performance

On August 16, we will be having our annual post-camp picnic and parent performance at ARHS on the band field. Students should report at 9:30AM for practice, the performance will be at 11:30, and lunch will be served at noon. This event is for all instrumentalists and Chapellettes.

CALENDAR CHANGE - Rummel Pep Rally

Please be sure to note the date change of the Rummel Pep Rally that was previously scheduled for Wednesday, August 13. It is now scheduled for August 15. This event is for all members (band and Chapellettes).

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