Band of Brothers
Open April 22 – October 22, 2023
Since 1872, the Christian Brothers High School Band has been making Memphis music history. The band has produced countless talented musicians and gained national recognition for exemplary performances and music education initiatives over the decades, continuously striving for excellence. Influenced by changing musical tastes and pivotal moments in Memphis’s history, the CBHS band has impacted the local music scene from its inception through today.
In Band of Brothers, visitors will explore the first 150 years of the nation’s oldest, continuous high school band through a display of historic instruments, band paraphernalia, and photographs. Meet the directors that laid the foundation for the band’s current success and the notable alumni who left their mark. Band of Brothers chronicles the band’s achievements and testifies to its enduring success.
Banner Photo: CBHS Band c. 1890s Courtesy of CBHS Band Archive