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Congratulations to all seven of our All-State Jazz Participants all three of our Jazz Bands. Mr. Handel and the students did an incredible job having the highest number of all-state jazz band members and then having the most number of jazz bands to perform for our state assessment. The youngest band received an excellent rating while our two older bands received a superior rating. Joining over 50 jazz bands from across the state, our three jazz bands were the only program to sport three ensembles. We are so proud of the Wando Jazz program from its talented individuals, its outstanding ensembles, and its incredible director!
1st competition of the season! Best of luck & we can't wait to see the performances!
So proud. I’m a parent of,a class 2004. Just get better! Go Warriors.
Safe & Happy Travels to all on the road with the Bands of Wando. Have a fabulous week end!!!!!!! (Band road trip memories overflowing this morning and too many parents, directors, alumni to tag in those memories)
Join us tomorrow at Wando Stadium for LCI. Doors open at 2pm. Wando's exhibition performance is at 8:05pm and awards are at 8:30pm.
We are new here and I don't know where to buy the shorts they are required to have. Can anyone point me in the right direction for that?
My Videos from Yesterday's - SC All State Jazz Concerts & Our Wando "Festival" Jazz Band performance. 6 Videos for All State Wilkins Jazz Band (6 members from Wando) 5 Videos for All State Wright Jazz Band (3 members from Wando) 3 Videos for Wando "Festival" Jazz Band
Support 4 great band programs! Tickets are $50 each with a chance to choose 1 of 4 fantastic trips. Tickets here -
So excited about this years Gala! Get your tickets now 🤩
Happy New Year Band Family. Our 2nd annual Foundation Gala is coming up Friday February 15th on The Yorktown. It will be a Mardi Gras party featuring our own Cameron Harder Handel and The Saltwater Brass. Be on the lookout for ticket link in the next few days. We are looking for Gala Sponsors and Auction donations. Things like vacations, unique experiences, events or items you think others would enjoy. If you or someone you know would like to be involved please message me for a sponsor form. Thanks for your support and hope to see you on the 15th!
Let's Go Wando! Get after it in semi-finals!

Wando High School has one of the most comprehensive band programs in South Carolina.

Wando High School has one of the most comprehensive band programs in South Carolina. Two hundred fifty+ students participate in three concert bands, chamber winds, percussion ensemble classes, marching band, jazz band, and various chamber ensembles. The Wando Symphonic Band performed at the 2007 Midwest International Band and Orchestra Clinic and in 2007 received the Sudler Flag of Honor, administered by the John Philip Sousa Foundation. The band also performed at the 1998 and 2002 Bands of America National Concert Band Festivals. Other honors include being named National Honor Band for the 2005 Grand NAI, the 2004 and 2009 University of South Carolina Band Clinics, and the 2006 and 2011 National Concert Band and Orchestra Invitational through the Disney Honors program. The marching band regularly performs at the Bands of America Super Regional competition in Atlanta, and in 2009 and 2011 performed at BOA Grand Nationals in Indianapolis, both times reaching finalist level. They have been named South Carolina State 5A Champions ten times from 2005-2015. In 2016, they finished 8th in BOA Grand National Finals.


Marching Health

5pm today on IG!

Live “Movement and Dance Class for Wind Players” featuring Michael Rosales 🙌🏻 on our Instagram page at 5pm EST tomorrow. Don’t miss it!

Georgia State Bands

We are honored to welcome Wando High School's Concert I Band as an invited ensemble for the 2020 Music For All Southeastern Regional Concert Festival held at Georgia State University.

Mark your calendar to attend their concert at 8:15PM on March 26 in the Rialto Center for the Arts.

#SRCF20 #MFARegionalFest

We are looking forward to this amazing event!!

We are honored to welcome Wando High School's Concert I Band as an invited ensemble for the 2020 Music For All Southeastern Regional Concert Festival held at Georgia State University.

Mark your calendar to attend their concert at 8:15PM on March 26 in the Rialto Center for the Arts.

#SRCF20 #MFARegionalFest

When was the last time you replaced your mattress? Has it been more than 7 years? Come by the Wando Band room on 3/7/20 but a new mattress & support the Bands is Wando at the same time! A good night’s sleep for you while helping kids make beautiful music is a win/win for everyone!

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Congratulations to Concert Band 1 who will be participating in the Music for all Southeastern Regional Concert Festival in Atlanta at the end of March!

Congratulations to our winter guard for their performance at Colleton County CWEA this weekend! 1st place Varsity & 4th place JV ! #withpride

Congrats to Adam Vernon-Young!! We are so thrilled to have you inspiring our young musicians in Mt. Pleasant!

CONGRATULATIONS to Mr. Adam Vernon-Young, Cario's newest band teacher, for receiving the Guiding Light Award, an award given to first year Induction Teachers that go above and beyond and are doing an outstanding job in their first year of teaching. Ms. DeAna Sutler, from CCSD's Office of Teacher Effectiveness, came by yesterday to present the award, along with Mr. Jeff Scott and Ms. Samantha Mumford!

Congratulations Adam! Cario (and Laing) are lucky to have you as a part of our team!

Recognized by CCSD School Board tonight for state & national excellence! Thanks to every student, parent, alumni, supporter, sponsor, & staff member for all of your hard work! #withpride

Good luck to Ranky Tanky today!
Charlton Singleton #wandobandclassof89 As the world's leading society of music professionals, the Recording Academy is dedicated to celebrating, honoring, and sustaining music's past, present, and future.

Watch: The magical conclusion to the Henry Boyer and Michigan Marching Band story that has gone viral. Wait for the big moment that will leave you smiling ear to ear.

Music Participation Is Linked to Teens' Academic Achievement Music students have higher academic exam scores than their non-musical peers.

Bands of Wando ends 2019 with national honors The Bands of Wando finished their 2019 concert season with two notable recognitions. The most recent was being named as a recipient of the National Band Association (NBA) Program of

Wando High School marching band breaks SC record “I admire these kids so much. They have had such an incredible year, and to set that record was icing on the cake."

[01/13/20]   From Michael Gray- our amazing show designer! “The 2020 show is the most adventurous, ambitious and emotional show we have ever attempted.
PLEASE encourage our students to be part of a life changing, life affirming experience w the Bands of Wando

North Central HS Damaged in Tornado

Our thoughts & prayers go out to North Central HS in Kershaw, SC. Sad news from Kershaw, SC, as the North Central HS campus has been damaged in a tornado last night.

2019 Programs of Excellence National Recipients Announced 2019 Programs of Excellence National Recipients Announced Jan 6, 2020General News The NBA would like to congratulate the 2019 National Recipients of the NBA Programs of Excellence Blue Ribbon Award. Arbor Creek Middle School – Carrollton, TXRylon Guidry, Director W. H. Oliver Middle School – Nas...

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Band of the Week – 2019 Week 51 – Wando High School Marching Band For 2019’s penultimate week, we are featuring the Wando High School Marching Band. They were the 2019 SCBDA 5A Champions, and also earned 3rd place finish at the highly competitive BOA Orland…

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If you’re in Chicago, please come by & see us perform at The Midwest Clinic on Thursday @8:30am!

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December 13th is Lucy Beckham day in Mount Pleasant. Lucy Garrett Beckham was the visionary leader of Wando HS for close to 17 years. Ms. Beckham was an extraordinary principal, who was recognized locally, within the state, and nationally for fostering excellence at Wando High School. Leading by example, Ms. Beckham demonstrated great care for all students, teachers, staff, and community members. In addition to modeling kindness, she recognized the importance of connecting with others to build long-lasting and authentic relationships that still impact many of us today!

Charleston high school music groups claim victories, seize opportunities School of the Arts Chamber Orchestra and Wando Symphonic Band to travel to Chicago in December.

Wando High School Marching Band makes history and breaks records with 12th SC 5A State Championship This past Saturday night at Irmo High School, in front of several thousand spectators, the Wando High School Marching Band broke records and dominated the South Carolina 5A State Marching

5A State Champs for a record setting 12th time! Swept captions & proud to represent Mt Pleasant!

Amazing finals run! Awards @9

The Making of the Band: Wando High School CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCBD)- The Wando High School Marching Band has a reputation for excellence on a state-wide and national scale. Many factors contribute to their success; community support, stellar…

Congratulations to Tanya Calhoun, the winner of the Car Raffle! Thank you @Crews Subaru for your sponsorship & thanks to everyone who bought tickets & came tonight to support the Bands of Wando!

National Band Association

Congratulations to the following band programs and their directors on being named Division Winners of the NBA Programs of Excellence Blue Ribbon Award!

* Spring-Ford High School – Seth Jones, Director (Royersford, PA)

* Geneseo High School – Steve Scherer, Director (Geneseo, IL)
* Glenn Westlake Middle School – Nicholas Martin, Director (Lombard, IL)

* Cooper Middle School – Matthew Baker, Alexandra Singer, & Doug Wallace, Directors (McLean, VA)
* H.B. Plant High School – Brian Dell, Director (Tampa, FL)
* Dr. Phillips High School – Charles Watford, Nicole Nasrallah, & James Patrick, Directors (Orlando, FL)
* Wando High School – Bobby Lambert, Lanie Radecke, & Jeff Handel, Directors (Mount Pleasant, SC)
* W.H. Oliver Middle School – Susan Waters, Katie Harrah, & Kevin Jankowski, Directors (Nashville, TN)

* Arbor Creek Middle School – Rylon Guidry, Director (Carrollton, TX)
* Crosby High School – Kevin Knight, Director (Crosby, TX)
* Midlothian High School – Larry Doran, Alex Badour, Daniel Hawkins, & Chris Kichline, Directors (Midlothian, TX)
* Richardson High School – Jesus Marquez, David Schmuck, Ryan Reyna, Mark McKinney, and Roland Muzquiz, Directors (Richardson, TX)
* Ronald Reagan High School – Dan Morrison, Greg White, & Mason Daffinee, Directors (San Antonio, TX)
* The Woodlands High School – Joni Perez, Director (The Woodlands, TX)

All Division winners will be recognized at the National Band Association General Membership Meeting on December 19th during the Midwest Clinic. All Division winners are automatically entered into consideration for the National Programs of Excellence Award. The National recipients will also be announced at the December 19th meeting.

Congratulations to these outstanding programs and their directors!

CarRaffle 2019

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East Cooper middle schools to accompany Wando Band Wando Band is far from the traditional high school marching band by any measure of their unique musical performances. The band will be jazzing up its annual Community Performance with

Top 10: Drill Moves From BOA Week #4

Please vote for Wando! Which is your favorite drill move from Week #4 of the 2019 Bands of America season?

Wando marches triumphantly at Bands of America Orlando Regional Championship In front of thousands of spectators in the Sunshine State the Wando High School Marching Band placed third in the Bands of America Orlando Regional Championship this past Saturday. This

Congratulations to the Wando Band (@thebandsofwando) and the White Knoll Timberwolf Pride (@whiteknollbands) for making finals at the Bands of America events in Orlando and Johnson City respectively!

If you've got pictures of your bands at local competitions this week, please DM them to us so we can feature you!

Exciting prelims run @ BOA Orlando !

Thank you, Kristyn J. Wimer!!

So proud of being able to support my community!

Magical Moments Vacations by Kristyn donated a Universal Studios gift bag to the Bands of Wando from Wando High School! Good luck this weekend at the competition in Orlando.

Mount Pleasant Culture, Arts & Pride Commission

Congratulations to Mt. Pleasant Artists Guild and Bobby Lambert, Director of Bands at Wando High School, the winners of the 2019 CAP Arts & Humanities Awards. The Arts & Humanities Award is given to one individual and one business for significant contribution to the arts in Mount Pleasant.

Well done, both winners! We are a better community because of you!

Join us tomorrow (10/5) for the Lowcountry Marching Invitational at Wando High School. Gates open at 2. Wando in exhibition at 8:05. Full schedule here:

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