Congratulations Eagle Regiment for another Outstanding Performance last night at the Park Vista Marching Band competition. Here is a recap on last night’s results.
Congratulations to the Stoneman Douglas Eagle Regiment Marching Band for their outstanding performance at the 11th Annual Flanagan Falcon Sound Marching Band competition. 30 Bands from Broward, Dade, and Palm Beach were judged in the areas of Music, General Effect, Visual, Auxiliary and Percussion. The Eagle Regiment received all Superior ratings along with winning “Best in Class 4A” for Color Guard, Visual, General Effect and Music. The band won 1st Place in Class 4A and Overall 1st Runner up. Please visit http://youtu.be/XTaokd5zix0 to watch the band’s performance!
Mini Band Camp, July 30 -August 1. 8:00am – 1:00pm
Band Camp, August 5 – August 8, 1:00pm – 9:00 pm
The will be a Meet & Greet session for all students enrolled in Band I – Band VI and Color Guard for the 2013 -2014 School year on Wednesday, May 29th from 5:00pm – 7:00pm. Looking forward to the 24th Edition of the Stoneman Douglas Band!!! Go Eagles!!!
Congratulations to the 56 member Stoneman Douglas Wind Ensemble for their Straight Superior ratings at the 2013 Florida Bandmasters Association State Concert Band Music Performance Assessment. For this outstanding accomplishment, the Wind Ensemble was presented with the prestigious Otto J. Kraushaar Award, the FBA’s highest honor. This award, named for the FBA Hall of Fame member, Otto J. Kraushaar, is given only to those few bands in the state that earn all superior ratings from all judges at all Music Performances Assessments for the entire school year. This marks the highlight of what has been one of the most successful years in the Band’s illustrious 23 year history! A Special “Thank You” to the Stoneman Douglas Band’s Senior Class. They have been the core to all of our ensembles over these past few years and will be greatly missed.
FBA State Concert Band Adjudicators
Dr. Dennis Silkenbakken – Retired, East Central University
Dr. Roby George – Indiana State University
Dr. Steven Moser – University of Southern Mississippi
2013-14 EAGLE REGIMENT OFFICERS, Edition 24
David Rojas, Drum Major
Rachel Wechsler, Asst. Drum Major
Rachel Edrich, Color Guard Captain
Rebecca Tutunick, Flute
Lia Groulx, Clarinet
Max Greene, Saxophone
Eddy Valenz, Trumpet
Adam Greenhouse, Mellophone
Carlito Que, Baritone
Franco Benito-Agostini, Contra
Albie Sherman, Front Ensemble
Jeremy Guttveg, Battery
Brittany Dudley, Rifle
Sydney March, Sabre
Congratulations to the Stoneman Douglas Jazz Bands for their outstanding performance at the 16th Annual Lakeside Jazz Festival at Port Orange, Florida. The two day festival featured 73 university, high school and middle school jazz bands and combos, most from Florida and Georgia. Each band was judged by a panel of University Jazz Educators from the University of Central Florida, University of Florida, and the University of North Florida. The Stoneman Douglas Jazz Band I and Jazz Band II both received Superior ratings. The Trumpet Section from Jazz Band I featuring Adam Kuffner, Keno Catabay, Eddy Valenz, and Scott Schiff won most Outstanding Trumpet Section!
Congratulations to the Stoneman Douglas JV Winter Guard and Open Guard for their Outstanding performance at the South Florida Winter Guard Championships at Park Vista High School, April 6th.
The JV Winter Guard won 1st Place and the Open Winter Guard won 2nd place and were voted SFWGA Fan Favorites.
Congratulations to Stoneman Douglas Jazz Bands for their Outstanding Performance at the 2013 Florida Bandmasters Association State Jazz Band Music Performance Assessment held at Florida Gulf Coast University, April 2, 2013. Jazz Bands were evaluated in the areas of Performance Fundamentals, Technical Accuracy, and Musical Effect.
“I have enjoyed Both Bands because they get it!!! The Jazz Style and Nuances. The Band swings hard!!”
William Gora, Appalachian State University, North Carolina
“Solid, solid playing. Good attention to all the basics!! I enjoyed your performance today!”
Gary Langford, University of Florida
Stoneman Douglas Jazz Band A Straight Superior Rating
Williams Paek, David Rojas, Rebecca Tutunick, Alvaro Fernandez, Samantha Godskind, Max Greene
Keno Catabay, Adam Kuffner, Scott Schiff, Eddy Valenz
Joseph Dandrea, Carlito Que, Joshua Tilson, EJ Voor
Daniel Longueil, Sebastian Quintero, Rachel Reiss, Albert Sherman, Andrew Guerrero, Max Quintero
Stoneman Douglas Jazz Band B Superior, Excellent, Excellent Rating
Ashley Amaya, Nicole Oliva, Williams Paek, Gabriel Guerra, Alex Spanoudis, Joshua Draizin
Rachel Godskind, Sofia Gomez, Ashley Lupariello, Kevin Metzler
Abigail Lannan, Charles McCarthy, Jacob Morrison, Joe Dandria
Daniel Longueil, Albert Sherman, Connor Parandjuk, Andrew Guerrero
Fantastic Day at the 1st Annual Essentially Ellington Festival held at Bailey Concert Hall on March 23rd. The Stoneman Douglas Jazz Band had a great performance, 45 min clinic with Ron Carter (Co Founder of Essentially Ellington with Winton Marsalis), won awards for Best Tenor Sax solo (Samantha Godskind), Best Lead Trumpet (Adam Kuffner), Best Reeds (Williams Paek, David Rojas, Alvaro Fernandez, Samantha Godskind, Max Greene), and enjoyed a great concert by the BCC Jazz Band and the Dillard Performing Arts Jazz Band. What a Great Way to start Spring Break!!!!