The Symphonic Band is made up of approximately 60 members and is established through auditions at the end of the marching season. This band serves as a feeder group for the Wind Ensemble. A high level of band literature is performed. The Symphonic Band presents several concerts each year and takes a trip each spring to participate in national competitions. The Symphonic Band is under the direction of Della Coleman.
2014-15 Symphonic Band with Matt Taylor conducting.
The Symphonic Band also received an invitation to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City on April 14, 2014. They too were selected from a national competition sponsored by The National Band and Orchestra Festival. Houston is the only school to receive two invitations from the Festival. This performance was under the direction of former assistant band director Spencer Nesvick.