Show announcement with audio!!!  Go to the "Music and Drill" tab at the top of the page.  Parts will post soon!!!

Interested in being a part of the best band in the land?  Register here and someone will contact you!

Also be sure to visit the "Students" page located at the top of this page and you'll find all the info you need concerning summer rehearsals (Thursday Nite Live!) as well as band camp

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Important dates



*always subject to change​​​

Audition and Camp dates are posted!

​​Interested in auditioning for Jazz Band or Wind Ensemble?  Email Ms. Chaffin a video of yourself performing your scales.  Play as many as you can in as many octaves as you can (FBA Style) with the arpeggios.  The sooner you submit your audition, the better!


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John Philip Sousa Award Winners

2019: Nick Cirell

2018: Sarah Gilbert

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

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mandarin High school

4831 Greenland Rd

​jacksonville, florida​   32258

Mandarin Mustang Band

Covid-19 Update:  Due to the open-ended timeline of school closures, Audition dates and 2020 Band Camp dates are subject to change to later dates.  Stay tuned to this page for any updated information and if you have any questions, please email Ms. Chaffin at

If you already "registered to be in the band" via the button below, I received your information and will be in touch with you soon!!!  We look forward to having you in the Mustang Band!!! HAIL!

hail to the band !

 Congratulations 2020

Mustang Band Leadership

**Coming Soon -- June 7**

​Congratulations to the Mandarin Symphonic Band


Wind Ensemble

​for earning Straight Superior Ratings at District MPA!!!​​

Updated 6/3/2020

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  • 5:29
  • 9:50
  • Brighton Beach march3:52
  • Ye Banks and Braes o'Bonnie Doon3:06
  • English Folk Song Suite mvt 13:35
  • English Folk Song Suite mvt 23:50
  • English Folk Song Suite mvt 34:22


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DrumLine and Guard Auditions

Virtual Meeting on Teams Tues. May 26 at 3pm with more info.

For Percussion Auditions, focus on the material of the instrument you want to play.

Sightreading will post 8am June 1st.

Drum Line/Percussion:  Will be conducted virtually via flipgrid on June 1st.  Please register to be in the band on this page and we will contact you immediately.

Guard: Clinics will be conducted virtually throughout the summer.  Register to be in the band and someone will contact you immediately

2020 Band Camp Info 

(Subject to change according to Coronavirus mandates)

Camp Week 1:  Percussion/Guard: July 20-24: 5pm - 9pm

Rookie Camp (new members only): July 23, 24: 5pm - 9pm

Camp Week 2:  Full Band July 27 - 31: 3pm - 9pm

Rehearsals:  Aug 4, 6: 5pm to 8pm