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Congratulations to the Marching Band !!

The marching band had an AWESOME weekend at the WBA Championships by winning 4th place overall for 1A/2A/3A and set a new school record best high score in WBA by at least 4 points at 3A Class Championships with an 87.1, only to break that record by more than a point the very next day at 1A/2A/3A Grand Championships with an 88.3.

The color guard won 1st place by getting the first ever Caption award at WBA Championships Weekend

Santa Teresa was also the Highest placing Northern California band at 3A Class Championships and 1A/2A/3A Grand Championships

You can see the video of Sunday’s performance here:

See photos at:  https://sjsaints.smugmug.com/ST-Marching-Band


The Marching Band received 1st place at their competition on November 5th at Independence High School.

On Saturday, October 22, 2016 they became a finalist at the Bands of America Championship Competition.  This was the first time in program history (and potentially district history) that this happened.

You can see videos of their performance by clicking here on the “Still I Rise” page.

The Marching Band also took 1st place in their first WBA competition at Chabot College



Veterans Day Parade – November 11, 2016

The entire band participated in the parade for Veterans Day.  You can see pictures and video on our

Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/groups/sthsmarchingband/



West Valley Jazz Festival – November 4th

The Jazz Band I and Jazz Combos participated in the West Valley Jazz Festival.  You can see their performances on the Jazz Festival page.



Jr. Saints Night – October 21st

We invited Jr. High School band students to sit in with the pep band for the football game and it was a hue success.  It was super fun for everyone!


Fleet Week Competition in San Francisco was on Monday, October 10th

The Marching Band took 2nd place and received $6000 for the band program.

Click here to see pictures & video –  Fleet Week Page



Our band director, Ms. Julie Bounds was featured on the Music First website.

You can check it out here:




*** Winner Poster Contest! ***

Congratulations to Cayley Nickerson (color guard/winter guard) for winning the Music Marathon Poster Contest! Her work will be used to attract people to the Music Marathon.

Michelle Duong and Valerie Pietrczak  also sent in a fantastic poster design. Their artistic work will be used to add to the decorations around campus for the Music Marathon.

Thank you Cayley, Michelle and Valerie!!


Charms has a new app!

It’s New. It’s Blue. The new Charms parent/student-side Mobile App is up, for both Android and Apple!  Have your parents and students go to their particular App Store, and search for “Charms Blue” to download it.  It has all the features they’re used to, but with simpler navigation.


Congratulations to the ST Marching Band who competed @ Fresno State Stadium for the WBA Finals

Out of 20 AAAA bands we took 4th place in music and 6th place in percussion and 9th place overall.

You can check out the scores and all the information at the following link:

WBA 4A-5A Class Championships


A 1st place win for ST at the Foothill High School Band Review.

Here is a video of the show:


Congratulations to the Santa Teresa Marching Band & Color Guard on their 1st place finish with a prize of $10,000 at the San Francisco Fleet Week Band Challenge.  Here are a couple of pictures and a video of their performance.


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Congratulations for the marching band’s 1st place finish at the Gilroy competition on Saturday, October 11th, 2015.  Here is a video of their performance.





(Santa Teresa Music Arts Association)

Please find a welcome letter from the new STMAA president 2015 here

Please find a letter from the treasurer and financial secretary about the donation schedule for the upcoming school year here – click here


Donate to the band program by clicking on the Affinipay image below

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