The Cypress Creek Band has developed a proud tradition of excellence since the school opened in 1992. The Cypress Creek High School Band Program is dedicated to provide educational and artistic opportunities for its students in the performing arts. All educational activities will take place in a professional atmosphere, which promotes social and artistic development of students through creative and innovative programs, each based upon high quality instruction and leadership. In addition, it is our belief that “the process is just as important as the product.” This places the emphasis on the development and growth of each individual student, not on specific performances or placements.
“Success is a journey – not a destination”
Director of Bands
Mr. Leo Lamos is a product of OCPS and an alumnus of Cypress Creek High School. He went on to get his Bachelors in Music Education from the University of Central Florida. He has a teaching career that spans 18 years and is on his 11th year as the director of bands at Cypress Creek High School. He is committed to giving all of the students that pass through the band program with the best high school band experience available through once in a lifetime performance opportunities, everlasting memories, and the highest quality education, bar none.
Associate Director of Bands
Mr. Mike Tabone is a South Florida Native with a Bachelor's Degree in Music Education from Florida Atlantic University and has served as the Associate Director of Bands at Cypress Creek since 2016. His responsibilities include Symphonic Band, Percussion Ensemble, Music Technology, and Keyboard. Mr. Tabone is an active member of NAFME, FBA, FMEA and serves as an educator with Vic Firth Sticks and Mallets, Zildjian Cymbals, and D’Addario Musical Instruments. In addition to his responsibilities at Cypress Creek, Mr. Tabone is currently the Ensemble Director of Infinity Percussion 3 (WGI PIA).