Tom C Clark Mighty Cougar Band


    Welcome to the Tom C Clark High School Mighty Cougar Band Program!! We strive to develop well rounded musicians through rigorous musical study in a variety of performing ensembles. Students have the opportunity to refine their musical skills while forging long lasting friendships!

    The ensembles and classes we offer are: 
  • Marching Band 
  • Wind Ensemble
  • Symphonic Band 
  • Concert Band 
  • Jazz Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
  • Colorguard / Winterguard
  • Percussion Ensemble 
  • Music Theory 
-Most groups are audition based please contact us for more information


    I graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelors in Music Education and a Masters in Music Performance.  I was a member of the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps and the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle Corps. I freelanced as a percussionist and private instructor throughout college and after performing with everything from rock bands to symphony orchestras. 
     This will be my 11th year at Clark HS as an Associate Director of Bands and Director of Percussion. I live here in San Antonio with my wife Betsy (who teaches music at Fields Elementary) and our three boys Ryder, Wesley, and Colt. 

    Please visit our band website for a comprehensive overview of our program. (Link listed at top left sidebar) Looking forward to hearing from you and making great music!!

Sincerely,

Jon Thornhill
Associate Director of Bands 
  • jon.thornhill@nisd.net
  • 210-397-5150 ext 3116
  • Conference time: 12-1pm M-F