The Phillipsburg High School Stateliner Bands is comprised of many musical ensembles. The Stateliner Marching Band & Dance Team is made up of over 125 performing members. The band brings school spirit to football games, competes regularly in band competitions, and represents the town in community events and parades. The Stateliner Jazz Ensembles perform regularly for local organizations and competes in the jazz competition circuit. The Stateliner Pit Orchestra is comprised talented students who set the musical tone to PHS drama shows. The Symphony Orchestra performs at seasonal events throughout the school year. The Stateliner Pep Band brings school sounds to the basketball games.
The Stateliner Band recently traveled to the Cleveland, OH area. While in Cleveland, the Band visited a performance of the Cleveland Symphony at Severance Hall, participated in clinics at Case Western Reserve University, and performed at Cedar Point Amusement Park and the Rock&Roll Hall of Fame. The Stateliner Marching Band has also traveled to Orlando, Florida to participate in the Disney Magic Music Days. While in Walt Disney World, the band marched in the Main Street parade as well as participated in several educational workshops. The band has participated in the All State Sugar Bowl in New Orleans, LA.
The award winning Stateliner Marching Band has received multiple overall first place trophies at regional USBands Competitions as well as taking first in overall visual performance at the 2013 National Championships held at Met-Life Stadium.