Florida Marching Band Championships!!!

This weekend on Saturday November 23th, The Sound of the Braves will be competing in the Florida Marching Band Championships at the Tropicana Dome in St. Pete (1 Tropicana Drive; St. Petersburg, 33705). Our performance time is 12:12 pm. Please come out and support our Braves!!! Prelim tickets are $14, If we place in the top 5 in our class, we will move on to the finals round. Finals tickets are $20. Tickets are cash only.

The night before on Friday November 22nd, we will be doing a friends and family send off show at the Boone High School Football Stadium. Performance will be at 6:00pm. Please come out and fill up our stands and cheer on our outstanding Braves!!!

All-State and All-County Band Results

Please congratulate the following two students for their selection into the 2013-2014 All-State Band. We are very proud of these young ladies and their outstanding music accomplishments.  They beat out students from all across the state for their placements.

§  Savannah McGuigan, Senior Flute/Piccolo
§  Chesley Chan, Freshman Clarinet

We also had a remarkable audition year for the OCPS All-County Band.  We placed 19 wind and percussion students into an ensemble. Please give them a big “woot” for being outstanding representatives of our school and music program and join us in “celebrating their success.”

§  Savannah McGuigan, Piccolo and 4th Chair Flute, Symphonic Band
§  Elena Berisha, Piccolo and 9th Chair Flute, Concert Band
§  Eve-Lyn Comer, 8th Chair Flute, Symphonic Band
§  Anjali Shinde, 3rd Chair Flute, Concert Band
§  Kaylee Stillwell, 1st Chair Oboe, Symphonic Band
§  Anthony Santana, 4th Chair Bassoon, Symphonic Band
§  Garrett McCormick, 3rd Chair Bassoon, Concert Band
§  Chesley Chan, 4th Chair Clarinet, Concert Band
§  Kate Plogstedt, 9th Chair Clarinet, Concert Band
§  Ashley Black, 14th Chair Clarinet, Concert Band
§  Mathieu Velez, 4th Chair Alto, Symphonic Band
§  Jordan Crain, 1st Chair Bari Sax, Concert Band
§  Patrick Boyle, 14th Chair Trumpet, Symphonic Band
§  Brian Wallace, 5th Euphonium, Concert Band
§  Taylor Stewart, 7th Euphonium, Symphonic Band
§  Daniel Mencer, 3rd Chair Tuba, Concert Band
§  Connor Rossi, 4th Chair Percussion, Symphonic Band
§  Nathan Wallace, 5th Chair Percussion, Symphonic Band
§  Nick Holland, 7th Chair Percussion, Symphonic Band