Saturday, April 21, 2018
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Pasco high schools band list

Fivay High Falcons, Hudson

• Band and guard members: 58

• Staff: Sarah Ramey, director of bands.

• Drum majors: Maygan Hancock; Forrest Hartmann, assistant.

• Halftime show theme: Latin

• Needs: Anything percussion oriented, sheet music, monetary donations. Contact Sarah Ramey at [email protected]

• Next halftime performance: At home Sept. 21 against Anclote High. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Land O'Lakes High Gator Marching Band, Land O'Lakes

Members: 85 band members; 10 color guard.

Staff: Robert K. Bosma, director of bands; Clayton Prather, Elise Gonzalez, percussion; Mitchell Weber, Olivia Anderson, Kristi Wohl, color guard; Dennis Rowand, Jordan Gonzales, winds; Stephen Alia, drill design.

Drum major: Alison Flaherty.

Theme: The Gypsy Life: Wanderlust; Good Fortune; The Wayfarers

Competitions: The band will perform at various FMBC events including Tarpon Springs, East Lake, Newsome, FMBC State Semi-Finals and the FBA District 5 Marching Performance Assessment Nov. 3 at River Ridge High.

Needs: Cash donations. Contact Robert Bosma by email [email protected] or call Contact: 813-794-9527

Next halftime performance: Friday at Pasco High. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Hudson High Marching Cobras, Hudson

Band and guard members: 70

Staff: Terry Adams, director of bands; Margaret Patellis, guard instructor; Rachel Rodrigues, guard choreographer; Cory Ritenour, percussion instructor.

Drum majors: Chris Pollard and Abbie Faulkner

Halftime show theme: Piano Man: The Music of Billy Joel.

Needs: A big size grill, microwave, portable propane griddle, microwave, freezer for the concession stand. Contact Terry Adams at [email protected]

Next halftime performance: Sept. 21 at Ridgewood High. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Pasco High Marching Band of Pirates, Dade City

Staff: Edward Evans, director of bands; Tyler Montieth, marching instructor; Laurel Weightman and Kara Inversso, guard instructors; Jay Wood, percussion instructor.

Band and guard members: 65.

Halftime show theme: Dance Mix

Competitions: Lion's Pride at Kings High, Tampa; FBA District 5 Marching Performance Assessment, Nov. 3, River Ridge High, New Port Richey.

Needs: Sponsorships, donations. Contact Ed Evans at [email protected] or phone at (352) 524-5500.

Next halftime performance: At home Friday against Land O'Lakes High. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Ridgewood High Marching Rams, New Port Richey

Band and guard members: 45

• Staff: Jennifer Dusek, director of bands; Pamela Guthrie, color guard instructor.

• Drum major: Cesar Munguia.

• Show theme: Aerodynamics.

Competitions: University of Florida Hot Day, Sept. 1; FBA District V Marching Performance Assessment, Nov. 3 at River Ridge Middle/High.

Needs: Donations of cash, checks and instruments gladly accepted. Cases of water and snacks (goldfish, animal crackers, nuts, etc.) for the band students at the football games. Call (727) 774-3924 or email [email protected]

Next halftime performance: Friday at River Ridge High. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Wesley Chapel High Wildcat Band, Wesley Chapel

• Band and guard members: 70

• Staff: Benjamin Walukonis, director of bands; Tyler Monteith, visual instructor; Jackie Ostrowski, guard; Christy Hobby, guard; Riley Sulick, woodwinds; Kevin Cross, drumline; Brian Bell, front ensemble

Drum majors: Ethan Taylor, Lauren Tremblay.

Theme: Pandora's Box.

• Competitions: University of South Florida Hot Day, Florida Marching Band Competitions, Sept. 1; Florida Bandmasters Association Music Performance Assessment, Nov. 3.

• Needs: Any basic general wind instruments — flutes, clarinets, alto saxophones, trumpets. Also, basic scaffolding, preferably two or three stories. Contact Director, Benjamin Walukonis by email [email protected]

Next halftime performance: At home Friday against First Academy. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

Zephyrhills High Marching Bulldogs, Zephyrhills

Band and guard members: 95

• Staff: Russell L. Schmidt, director of bands; Brian Schmidt, assistant director; Tonya Campbell, auxiliary sponsor; Michael Schmidt, percussion instructor

• Drum majors: Tim Manning and James Riggs.

• Show theme: Music of Ray Charles.

• Needs: Cash, instruments, equipment. Contact Russell Schmidt at (813) 794-6233.

• Next halftime performance: At home Friday against Tampa Catholic. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

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