Winchester High School    

Marching Band, Concert Band, Symphony, Jazz Band, Sinfonietta, Concert Choir, Bella Voce, Chamber Singers, Octets....
There are many opportunities for students to participate in music throughout their 4 years at Winchester High School. 


Mary Costello

Ms. Costello is the Director of the Winchester Music Department. She also conducts the WHS Orchestras. 


Ms. Costello can be reached via email at 

Nick Costello

Mr. Costello runs the HS Band Program which includes Marching Band, Concert Band, Jazz Band. All Freshmen start with Concert Band and participate in the Marching Band. They can choose to audition in the Spring for one of the other groups starting the next Fall.  He is also the conductor of the elementary bands as well as the WPS Department Evaluator.


Mr. Costello can be reached via email at


Joel Buford

Mr. Buford runs the Choral Program which includes Concert Choir, Bella Voce, Chamber Singers and Octets. Previously Mr. Buford conducted the award-winning Jubilation Show Choir at McCall Middle School.  Mr. Buford has been at Winchester High School since 2015.

Read more about the Chorus program here.


Mr. Buford can be reached via email at