John Philip Sousa Award Winners

2017: Davis Benfer

2016:  Hector Granda

2015:  Amanda Olsavsky

2014:  Bailey Peacock and Mikyla Hall

2013:  Anthony Cassette

2012:  Teresa Lewis

2011:  Ajibola Okewusi

2009:  Andrew Willis




*always subject to change

December 12:  Dress Rehearsal Concert Bands

December 14:  Winter Concert: 7pm

December 15:  Gift Wrap Booth opens

December 16:  Yuleslide

December 20: Deadline for S/E registration

December 21: Christmas Vacation begins

January 9: return to school

January 30: S/E Concert 6:00pm

Feb 6:  Wind Ensemble: Band After Dark

Feb 15:  Jazz MPA

Feb 17:  Solo & Ensemble @ MMS

Feb 20:  Concert Bands: Rehearsal

Feb 22:  Pre MPA Concert 7pm

Feb 26-Mar 1:  MPA rehearsals every day

Mar 2-3:  Concert MPA @ MHS

Mar 19-23:  Spring Break

Mar 26-27:  State Solo & Ensemble @ Buchholz H.S.

April 23-25:  State Concert MPA

April 30 - May 3: Prism Rehearsals

May 4: Prism Concert

May 11: Banquet

May 12 Mini Camp 2017-18

May 31:  Graduation

June 1:  Last day of School

Congratulations to the Mandarin Symphonic Band and the Mandarin Wind Ensemble for earning Superior ratings at District MPA



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Congratulations to our 19 students who earned a chair in the All District Band!

Katherine Lee - Flute

Gwen Gonzalez-Montero - Flute

Julienna Key - Clarinet

Sara Curry - Clarinet

Tiffany Black - Clarinet

Jessica Mabrey - Clarinet

Ruben Gedlaman - Alto Sax

Kellen Edwards - Trumpet

Claire Thompson - Trumpet

Julia Winston - Trumpet

Eva Sluder - Horn

Cassie Bailey - Horn

Justin Marcotte - Horn

Brandon Magyar - Horn

Daniel Daugherty - Trombone

​Evan Heeg - Trombone

Jacques Guillaume - Euphonium

Emilio Valenzuela - Tuba

​Katherine Kartsonis - Percussion

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Mandarin Mustang Band

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