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2012 Fall Competition Season

"Rise Of The Samurai Warrior"

Gary P. Gilroy Publications

Music By Gary P. Gilroy & Shawn Glyde

"This intense production celebrates the ancient Japanese warriors' culture of honor, courage and discipline. Featuring original music, the show interprets the Samurai's heroic history in three dramatic movements representing the most famous of Samurai legend and code including the masterless Samurai, ways of the warrior, the art of the sword, and death before dishonor."




Fumeiyo yori shi wo


Congratulations to our Student leaders for the 2012/2013 marching Band Season:

Drum Majors

Josh Licursi Chris DeVona

Nick Charnysh

Color Guard Captains

Monika Arbaciauskaite




Awards & Honors 2012 Season:






Awards & Honors

09/22/12 Halftime All The Time Meriden, CT 1st 73.125 Best Music, Best Visual, Best Effect, Best Guard, Best Percussion
09/30/12 Apple Harvest Festival Parade Southington, CT 1st High School Marching Band
10/06/12 Lights, Harmony, High-Stepping, Spectacular Wallingford, CT 1st 77.45 Best Effect, Best Guard, Best Percussion
10/13/12 Music In Motion Cheshire, CT 1st 85.825 Best Music, Best Visual, Best Effect, Best Guard
10/20/12 Festival of Bands Rockville, CT 1st 90.05 Best Music, Best Visual, Best Effect, Best Guard, Best Percussion
11/3/12 USBands NE State Championship Bridgeport, CT 3rd 91.863
11/10/12 USBands Open National Championships (Group V) East Rutherford, NJ 7th 93.088


USSBABands of America 1999 Regional Finalist 2000 Gator Bowl Class AA ChampionUSSBA 2004 State Champions