JOIN MARCHING BAND!

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The marching band is one of Minnetonka High School’s most exciting and vital organizations. It’s a large, spirited, and close-knit group of dedicated student musicians who take great pride in their artistic performance and competitive achievement.

Each and every member plays a crucial role in the success of the band. There aren’t starters and backups. Everyone plays. It’s a supportive and inclusive ensemble that works to make sure everyone reaches their potential. And they have a great time in the process.

Looking to do something musical, challenging and fun? Marching band is for you. Become a proud part of an award-winning tradition of excellence. Make lots of great friends. Develop your talent. Accomplish something awesome.

To view our marching band brochure, which highlights last season’s accomplishments and outlines the marching band program, go here.

2019 CALENDAR AT A GLANCE
May 31. Returning members registration deadline
June 11-13. Kickoff. Try out marching band during Kickoff Week
June 14. New member registration deadline
July 29. Rehearsals begin
August 4-10. Band camp at Koinonia
August. State Fair parade
September through October. Two rehearsals a week – 3 hours each. Six Saturday competitions. Half-time show at home football games.
October 12. Youth In Music State Championships

For the complete up-to-date calendar, please check Schoology.

Music Listening

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Music Listening is a competition for students throughout the state of Minnesota. Teams of three students study musical pieces selected each year for the contest. Each year the contest has a featured composer, genre and type of ethnic music. This year’s competition featured composer Maurice Ravel, the Minimalism genre and Music in China. The teams meet with Mr. Mortensen to study and prepare for the competition.

Check out the official Minnesota High School Music Listening Contest page.

PHOTOS

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Minnetonka Band Boosters photos are available for download at our Flickr site. We also maintain a Shutterfly account for those interested in sharing photos for the creation of photo books. On Shutterfly, you must be a member to view and upload. Email Patti Chapman at happychaps@mchsi.com and she’ll grant you access.