Jason Stone

Music: Frank Sullivan
Visual: Don Gallaher
Percussion: Sean Knuth & Christopher Truitt
Auxiliary: Leticia Alcuran

Visual: Kurt Hensch
Percussion: Sean Knuth, Christopher Truitt, Ben Lewis, & Greg Power
Brass: James Myers
Color Guard: Leticia Alcuran, Danny DeLuna, & Brian Nunez

Band Presidents: Leah Nagel & Jay Singh
Drum Major: Bryan Guan
Woodwind Captain: OPEN
Brass Captain: Courtney Culver
Battery Captain: Caroline Daniels
Color Guard Captains: Rachael Reed, Maurkaila Bull, & Sasha Chen

Home Football Game Band Coordinators: Pierre & Karla Echternacht
Field Show Competition Coordinator: Sheryl Madonna
Marching Band and Concert Attire: OPEN
Color Guard Representative: Joanna Nelson

Time Commitments

Classroom / Practice Schedule:
  • ​Students are required to register for Band class (usually first period)
  • Counts as Physical Education credit
>Marching Band:
  • Occasional zero-period rehearsals during fall field season on 1-3-5 block days
  • Evening rehearsals on Tuesday/Thursday from 5:30pm-8:30pm
  • Occasional Saturday morning rehearsal
  • Band Workshops – first week of summer vacation and week before Band Camp
  • Band Camp – last week of summer vacation
>Symphonic Band
  • Occasional zero-period or evening rehearsals in preparation for special concerts or festivals

Annual Performances & Events

Marching Band
  • Preview Show (welcome back from Band Camp)
  • Los Angeles County Fair Parade (early September)
  • Halftime performance – home LCHS football games
  • Band in the Stands – away LCHS football games and School Assemblies
  • Elementary School Tour – Friday in October
  • WBA Competitions – 3-4 Saturday Competitions
  • Friends and Family Show (prior to leaving for Championships)
  • WBA Championships – Full Weekend Competition (2018 tentatively scheduled for Bakersfield)
  • Montrose Christmas Parade
  • Disneyland/California Adventure Parade
  • La Canada Fiesta Days Parade
Symphonic Band
  • Winter Spectacular (December)
  • Band Festival Concert (March)
  • Band and Orchestra Festival (at LCHS)
  • Concerto Concert (April)
  • Instrumental Pops Concert (late April)
Tours: Even Numbered Years
  • 2014: Ireland – Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • 2016: New York City
  • 2018: Ireland – Dublin St. Patrick’s Day Parade
  • 2020: TBD

The LCHS Marching Spartans

The 81-member Marching Band, Pit Percussion (Front Ensemble), and Auxiliary (Color Guard) perform at LCHS football games, march in the La Canada Fiesta Days and Montrose Christmas parades, and compete in Division 3A in the Western Band Association. After completion of the Fall Field Season, students shift to Symphonic Band, which performs multiple concerts throughout the winter and spring seasons.

2017 Competition Schedule and Results

Competition Date Score Result
Ayala Music In Motion Tournament 10-14-17 72.15 5th
Mission Viejo Field Show Tournament 10-21-17 72.45 5th
Long Beach City College Super Show 11-04-17 76.6 7th
Trabuco Hills Tournament in the Hills 11-11-17 79.85 5th
WBA 1A-2A-3A Class Championships 11-18-17 82.05 11th