Lafayette-Jefferson Band Department

2017 Band on the Run 5k Results & Photos

July 29, 2017

Overall: Age Groups: Photos can be found on our Facebook page:


Message from Mr. Barker

May 26, 2017

Dear Jeff Band Family, How can I ever thank all of you enough for all of the events of the past couple of weeks? It has been just unbelievable!  From the Music in May concert,  where overwhelmingly kind words were expressed by so many, to the over-the-top gift from the Boosters, to the surprise performances […]


2017 Drum Majors

May 15, 2017

Congratulations to Justin Cooper and Cassie Lear for being announced as the Drum Majors for the 2017 Jefferson Marching Band.


ISSMA All-Music Award 2016-17

May 9, 2017

SJHS-1M2A-B17050916160 Congratulations to all the students and staff for this accomplishment!


With Distinction Award for Wind Ensemble

May 5, 2017

Wind Ensemble was awarded a “With Distinction” designation  for their outstanding performance last week at State Qualifications . The letter was received in the mail today from the ISSMA office. Congrats to the students for their hard work all semester. Let’s have a great performance tomorrow at Finals. You have made this director so  VERY […]


Wind Ensemble ISSMA State Finals

May 2, 2017

May 6, 2017 Lawrence Central High School, Indianapolis 6:00AM          Arrive at Jeff, DO NOT BE LATE… be dressed in Concert attire. You will have VERY little time once we get to Lawrence Central. Load instruments on Charter/Trailer 6:15                 leave for Indianapolis-WE MUST LEAVE ON TIME!! 7:30                 Arrive Lawrence Central 7300 E 56th St, Indianapolis, […]


Purdue Summer Concert Band Information

April 18, 2017

Jeff Band Family, Current and Former Students, and Parents: Want to play your instrument this summer???? Please see the below email from our Purdue friends. This is a great chance just to play your instruments and make some music!  You can play your instrument your entire life!!  Think about it! Mr. Barker Greetings from Purdue […]


Students selected for All-Star Marching Band Indy 500 Parade

April 12, 2017

Congratulations to Jeff Band students, Ian Eddy, Vikki Kimbrell, and Riley Pullen for being selected to the National Band Association Indiana All-Star Marching Band. These three Broncho musicians will be performing with students from all around the state in the Indy 500 Festival Parade on  Saturday May 27. Well done students!!


Retirement Messages for Mr. Barker

If you would like to share a memory/picture of Mr. Barker’s time teaching, please use the linked google.doc!  All memories/pictures will be put into a book for Tom!   Memory Link


Alumni Band – Music in May

April 10, 2017

      On Tuesday, May 16, the Jeff Bands will present their last concert of the school year.  Music in May, will be held in the auditorium at Jefferson High School beginning at 6:30pm.  This will also be the last concert for Mr. Tom Barker.  He will be retiring at the end of this […]