The Hector P. Garcia Middle School Non-Varsity / Symphonic Band is an advanced ensemble that is considered the second performing ensemble. The ensemble is conducted by Mr. Black. This ensemble performs all of the Garcia MS home concerts as well as Sandy Lake. Next year, the Non-Varsity band will participate in the DISD Pre-UIL contest, and possibly the UIL contest as well. All members of this band are also considered members of the Javelina Pep Band.