The 2012-2013 Sherman E. Burroughs Band & Colorguard
Band highlights include the 2012 2nd place band @Barstow's field tournament and 1st at the Ridgeview High School HOWL in Bakersfield and 1st place at Apple Valley's competition. In 2009 we did the UCLA High School Band Day @the Rose Bowl and hopefully get to do that again. This year USC hosted a similar event we also hope to do again next year. See the link to the right for more information about our trips.
Our 2012 Spring Concert featured special guest Nathan Watts, Stevie Wonder's Musical Director. Six of our members won seats in the November 21 - 24, 2008 WIBC Honor Band/Clinic in Seattle, Washington: Jacob Dent, Keith DeRuiter, Alicia Freeman, Garrett McDonald, David Smith and Kayla Vaughn. In 2009, Jacob & Kayla plus Sarah Askew represented us in WIBC honor bands.
January 2009, 3 of our members performed with the honor band in the Tournament of Roses Parade. and the 2009,CSULA First Chair Honor Band: Askew, Freeman and Johnson. This year, freshman horn player, Andrew Christison represented us again in the Rose Parade.
When we're home, we love to play in our community (home football games and parades) as well as host the February SCSBOA Solo/Ensemble Festival and the April 10 Band Extravaganza including BHS, Monroe and Murray bands in the gym. We are fortunate to share the joy of music.
For information about our trips, see the link to the right.
The 2013 Solo/Ensemble Festival recaps for F1 and PPAC are online.
The 2012 Solo/Ensemble Festival
recap for F1 is here.
The 2011 Solo/Ensemble Festival recaps for F1 and PPAC are here.
The 2010 Solo/Ensemble Festival recaps for F1 and PPAC are here.
The 2009 Solo/Ensemble Festival recaps for F1 and PPAC are here.
The 2008 Solo/Ensemble Festival recaps for F1 and PPAC are here.