Music Marathon

2019 MM Flyer

The Music Marathon was a great success!  Thank you to everyone who helped in any way – we couldn’t have done it without you.  A special thank you to our two co-chairs Karli Blaydes and Karen DeFrisco.

Music Marathon – Student After Party

Students will celebrate the end of the Music Marathon season on 3/22, 3-6pm with music, games, ice-cream and a drawing.


Winter Guard

Our Winter Guard is preparing for their competition season. Let us support them and join them at any or all of their competitions. We will inform you about times as soon as they are available.

Sat        01/26   TBD                     Competition @ James Logan HS

Sat        02/09   TBD                     Competition @ Independence HS

Sat        03/02   TBD                     Competition @ Oak Grove HS

Sat        03/09   TBD                     Competition @ Monta Vista HS

Sat        03/23   TBD                     Competition @ Fremont HS

Sat        03/30   TBD                     Championships @ Independence


Jazz Festivals


Santa Cruz Jazz Festival
Friday, Mar 15, 2019
Jazz Bands & Jazz Combos  @ Cabrillo College

San Pedro Jazz Concert

Fri, May 10, 2019, 7pm – 9pm
Tabard Theatre Co, 29 N San Pedro St, San Jose, CA 95110, USA (map)
Featuring performances by the STHS Jazz Combos & Jazz Band 1




Updated Contact Information for Ms. Starnes

For any email you need to send to Ms. Starnes, please use from now on.


Ms. Starnes Classroom Wish List

* Colored Paper                          * Disinfectant Wipes

* Hand Sanitizer                          * Kleenex

* White Paper (11×17)              * Wood Pencils


Professional MB Pictures

To view and/or to order this year’s Band & Color guard images please follow the link below. If you have any questions please feel free to contact Eli, thank you.

Eli Pitta, 510-429-9525, 510-331-3655 (Cell),




(Marching Band $900 / Color Guard $950 / CB & SB $125 / JB1 & JB2 $200 / WE $150)

All money for Marching Band & Color Guard should be turned in.


1/31 JB1 & JB2 $200 1/31 WE $150

Every student is given a “Charms” account to share with their parents/guardians. This link gets you to a guide on how you can access your students’ financial statement in Charms. This link gets you to a summary of our payment options and how to use your student’s credits.




Congratulations to ST Marching Band!!

1st Place Win at Fleet Week

2018 Fleet Week


2018 Fleet Week 2

Job Well Done!


Please click here to read a letter from the STMAA President

2018 Letter from President


 Remind Codes

The text message alert system called “Remind.” You can sign up for this by texting the number “81010” and the following codes depending on which groups you are in.
Concert Band @stcb
Symphonic Band @stsb
Wind Ensemble @stwe
Jazz Band @stjazz1
Marching Band @stmb


Volunteer Opportunities
Events to volunteer are continuously being added to




Stay Connected

Volunteer Sign-Up:

(School Code: sthsband, Password: your student’s ID #)

School Website:

Facebook STHS Music and Arts:

Facebook STHS MB & Color Guard:

STHS Marching Band Instagram Page:



Band Donations: Please consider donating or fundraising for the band program. Since we receive virtually no funding from the school it is important that as participants we all contribute to the financial stability of this organization. 






New Students click here

Music Marathon March 1, 2019
Looking forward to another great Music Marathon!

Donate to the band program

You can donate to the band program by sending a check to STMAA, P.O. Box 23761, San Jose, CA 95153 or by clicking on the Affinipay image below

If making a donation to the music marathon please put "music marathon" in the reference area on the payment page