2016-17 Year in Review!

Posted on May 21, 2017

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Year in Review 2017

Congratulations to the Stoneman Douglas Band Program for making school history, again! All three of our concert bands performed at Broward College’s Bailey Hall to be evaluated at the FBA State Concert MPA…Stoneman Douglas was the only high school in Florida to have THREE bands perform at State MPA! In addition to our 3rd band earning straight Excellent ratings, MSD was the ONLY high school in Florida to have both its top band and 2nd band receive the top rating of Superior from every judge!  As a result, Stoneman Douglas High School was awarded two Otto Kraushaar Awards for a second consecutive year! This is the highest award given by FBA to any high school band program for a perfect record of Superior ratings from every judge at every marching and concert band assessment throughout an entire school year! Click ratings to view all ratings given at the south MPA site.

Below are excerpts of all three bands’ performances.  Full recordings may be ordered from Encore Audio.

Stoneman Douglas Wind Symphony State MPA 2017 excerpts

Stoneman Douglas Symphonic Band State MPA 2017 excerpts

Stoneman Douglas Concert Band State MPA 2017 excerpts

Stoneman Douglas is the ONLY high school that had all three of its guards medal in their respective classes at the 2017 SFWGA Championships!  JV Guard won the Gold Medal, A Guard won the Bronze Medal, and World Guard won the Silver Medal, just .2 out of first place!  Congratulations on an outstanding showing by the Stoneman Douglas Guard Program!!!

Congratulations to all of our State Solo & Ensemble performers for a fantastic showing at the 2017 State Solo & Ensemble MPA! Stoneman Douglas band students earned a record 146 Superior medals! Additionally, BOTH of our jazz bands earned Superior ratings!

Congratulations to all three of our concert bands for earning STRAIGHT SUPERIOR ratings at the 2017 FBA District MPA! A special acknowledgement to Concert Band (first-ever 3rd band) for making school history by qualifying for State with a Superior rating!  See complete ratings.

Congratulations to both of our jazz bands for qualifying for State by earning Superior ratings at the District Jazz Band MPA!  See complete ratings.

Congratulations to all District Solo & Ensemble MPA performers for a very successful showing, as well!  Stoneman Douglas band students earned an impressive 188 Superior medals with 52 events qualifying for State!  Included in the qualifying ensembles were our Symphonic Band and Wind Symphony Brass Choirs, Flute Choir, Clarinet Choir, Saxophone Choir, and Percussion Choir.

Eagle Regiment excels at FMBC Championship!

Posted on November 14, 2016


The Eagle Regiment concluded its marching season on Saturday, November 12th at the Tropicana Dome with two very strong and impressive performances.  In the FMBC State Championship Semifinals Competition, Stoneman Douglas won BEST COLOR GUARD and the Eagle Regiment earned a Semifinals score of 93.10.  Then, in the evening Finals, the Eagle Regiment gave an incredibly energetic and electric performance and was named 2016 FMBC Class 5A STATE MARCHING BAND RUNNER-UP with a season-high score of 93.50, the second highest score of all bands in the state of Florida!

A WELL-DESERVED CONGRATULATIONS to the Eagle Regiment for making an impressive statement this marching season, both in Florida and on the national stage!

Grand Champions again!

Posted on November 6, 2016

Coming off of a very successful outing at BOA Atlanta, the Eagle Regiment swept all captions and was named Grand Champion of the Park Vista FMBC Regional for the second consecutive year with a season-high score of 92.39!  Specific awards included:

BEST Music
BEST Visual
BEST General Effect
BEST Percussion (with a score of 95!)
BEST Color Guard (with a score of 93!)
1st Place Band in Class 5A

Next and final stop is the FMBC State Marching Band Championships!

Eagle Regiment named BOA Finalist!

Posted on October 30, 2016

boa-finals-photo-2016Congratulations to the Eagle Regiment for earning a Superior rating and finishing off an amazing day in Atlanta as a 2016 Bands of America Super Regional top ten Finalist! Thirty-four marching bands from FL, GA, AL, TN, NC, SC, VA, and as far west as Missouri made up a field of highly-competitive bands which included Grand National Champions and many Regional Grand Champions from their respective states.

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