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2016 – Carpe Noctem

Mvt. 1 Creep
Mvt. 2 Dies Irae
Mvt. 3 Once Upon A Nightmare
Mvt. 4 Medea

Recognitions:

Yellow Jacket Classic – Rockmart, GA
Superior Band
Superior Color Guard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
Overall Top Drum Major
Overall Grand Champions 

Contest of Champions – Jacksonville, AL
Superior Band
Superior Color Guard
Superior Drum Line
Superior Drum Major
5th Overall

U.S. Bands West Georgia Regional – Allatoona, GA
Superior Band
Superior Color Guard
Superior Drum Line
Superior Drum Major
4th Overall

U.S. Bands Southern States Championships – Chattanooga, TN
Superior Band
Superior Color Guard
Superior Drum Line
Superior Drum Major
3rd Overall

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2015 – ……Final Frontier
Mvt. 1 – Journey to Mars
Mvt. 2 – Lost in Space
Mvt. 3 – Jupiter Man
Mvt. 4 – Welcome Home Major Tom

Recognitions:

Blue Ridge Mountain Marching Festival – Blue Ridge, GA
Superior Band
Superior Color Guard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
Overall Top Drum Major
Second Overall in competition 

Contest of Champions – Jacksonville, AL
Superior Band
Superior Color Guard
Superior Percussion
Superior Drum Major
2nd overall Percussion for entire competition
4th Overall in competition 

East Georgia Marching Festival & Championship – Statesboro, GA
Superior Drumline
Superior Guard
Superior Drum Major
Superior Band
2015 Overall Class & Overall Grand Champions

US Bands Southern States Championships – Chattanooga, TN
2nd Overall

 

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2014  - The Boxer
Mvt. 1 – The Contender/Reflections
Mvt. 2 – Training Day
Mvt. 3 – The Boxer 
Mvt. 4 – The Main Event

Recognitions:

US Bands Georgia Regional – Mt. Airy, GA
Group VI Open – 1st place
Group VI Open – Best Visual
Group VI Open – Best Overall Effect
Overall Champion

Contest of Champions – Jacksonville, AL
Superior Band
Superior Color Guard
Superior Percussion
1st place Color Guard Diamond Class
2nd Place Percussion Diamond Class
1st Place Overall Band Diamond Class
Overall High General Effect
John T. Finley High Music Award
Overall Grand Champions for Entire Competition

McEachern Marching Invitational – Powder Springs, GA
1st Place Class AAAAA
Gold Division Champion
High Music Gold Division
Grand Champion Award

US Bands Southern States Championships – Chattanooga, TN
Group VI Open – 1st place
Group VI Open – Best Percussion
Group VI Open – Best Music
Group VI Open – Best Overall Effect
Overall 2014 Southern States Champions

US Bands National Championships – East Rutherford, NJ
Group VI Open – 3rd Place
Group VI Open – 1st place in Music

 

 

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2013 –  Les Miserables’
Mvt. 1 – Les Mis Opener
Mvt. 2 – On My Own
Mvt. 3 – Attack on Rue Plummet
Mvt. 4 – Do You Hear The Revolution

Recognitions: 

Georgia Mountain Music Festival – Mt. Airy, GA
Superior Guard
Superior Percussion
Superior Drum Major
Superior Band
Overall Top Percussion
Overall Top Drum Major
Overall Top Marching Performance
Overall Top Music
Overall Top General Effect
2013 Georgia Mountain Music Series – GRAND CHAMPIONS

Southern Invitational Music Festival – Marietta, GA
Superior Guard
Superior Percussion
Superior Drum Major
Superior Band
Overall Top General Effect
Overall 2nd Place

US Bands Marine Corps Invitational – Johns Creek, GA
Overall Top Music
Overall 2013 Grand Champions

US Bands Southern States Championship – Chattanooga, TN
Fourth Place Overall
Class 6 Open Champions

 

 

 2012 – 007…….Reloaded: 

The Name is Bond
Bond Ballad
Welcome to Cuba
The Rundown

Recognitions:

Southern States Championship – Chattanooga, TN
3rd Overall for Class 6A

Lafayette Marching Festival – Fayetteville, GA
2nd in Open Class

US Bands Georgia Regional – John’s Creek, GA
1st overall in General Effect
2nd  in class VI Open and overall

 

 2011 – The Carmen Project: 

Carmen Overture
Habanerolero
Jazzyeador (Toreador’s Song)
Carmen Closer

Recognitions:

USSBA Southern States Championship – Chattanooga, TN
1st in Class VI Open
1st Overall in Music
1st Overall Effect
1st Percussion
3rd Overall in Visual
Highest Score in entire competition to become 2011 USSBA SOUTHERN STATES CHAMPIONS!!

Mustang Marching Invitational – Guyton, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Drum Line
Superior Color Guard
Superior Band
Overall Top Drum Major
Overall Top Drum Line
Overall Top Color Guard
Overall Top Music
Overall Top General Effect
Overall Top Marching
OVERALL CHAMPIONS FOR ENTIRE COMPETITON!!!

Blue Ridge Mountain Marching Classic – Blue Ridge, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Drum Line
Superior Color Guard
Superior Band
Top Drum Major for Entire Competition
3rd in Class 4A
4th Overall

 

 
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2010 – Maestro!:
Canon – Pachelbel
Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra – Britten
Nessun Dorma – Puccini
Pagliacci – Leoncavallo
Canon Finale – various

Recognitions:
USSBA National Championships – Annapolis, MD
2nd in Class VI Color Guard
Best Overall Effect
Best Overall Percussion
Best Overall Music
1st Place in Class VI 2010 USSBA Class VI NATIONAL CHAMPIONS!!
5th highest score in the nation out of 98 qualifying bands!!

Contest of Champions – Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL
Superior Drum Major
Superior Percussion
Superior Color Guard
Superior Band
3rd in Open Class (Semifinals) Chosen as a finalist for Contest of Champions
3rd Overall in Competition out of 19 bands
2nd Overall Drum Major
3rd Overall Color Guard
3rd Overall Percussion

Valhalla Classic Marching Band Competition – Newnan, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Percussion
Superior Color Guard
Superior Band
2nd in class 4A
3rd Overall in Competition

Georgia Bandmasters Championships – Cumming, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Color Guard
Superior Drumline
Superior Band
Best Overall Drum Major Class AAAA
Best Overall Band Class AAAA
Best Overall Percussion for Entire competition
Best Overall Drum Major for entire competition
Sweepstakes Award Winner – Gold Division Grand Champions!
Highest Score Overall For Entire Competition!

 

2009 – Rhythms on the Edge of Time:

On The Waterfront
Someone to Watch Over the House
2 Tribes
Caribe’
Legend of the One-Eyed Sailor

Recognitions:
G.I.S.A Invitational Marching & Pep Band Competition – Norcross, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Drumline
Superior Color Guard
Superior Band
1st Place Drum Major AAA Class
1st Place Color Guard AAA Class
1st Place Drumline AAA Class
1st Place Band AAA Class
Overall Champion for G.I.S.A 2009!!

Southern Invitational Music Festival – Marietta, GA
4th overall Percussion in entire competition
3rd overall Color Guard in entire competition
3rd Overall in Class AAAA Band
4th Overall for the entire competition
High Visual Award for entire competition!!

USSBA Southern States Championship – Chattanooga, TN
1st Place Percussion Class VI Open
1st Place Music Class VI Open
1st Place Overall Effect Class VI Open
1st Overall Class VI Open Champions
OVERALL HIGH SCORE  - 2009 USSBA SOUTHERN STATES CHAMPIONS!!!!!

 

2008 – El Dia Del Toro:
El Toro Caliente
Maria
La Danza
Malaga

Recognitions:
Super Bowl of Sound – Carrollton, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Drumline
Superior Color Guard
Superior Band
3rd Place Drum Major Open Class
1st Place Color Guard Open Class
4th Overall in Competition out of 22 Bands
GWA Color Guard finished 1st overall for entire competition!!

G.I.S.A Invitational Marching & Pep Band Competition – Norcross, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Drumline
Superior Color Guard
Superior Band
1st Place Drum Major AAA Class
1st Place Drumline AAA Class
1st Place Color Guard AAA Class
1st Place Band AAA Class
Overall Champion for G.I.S.A 2008!

Contest of Champions – Jacksonville State University, Jacksonville, AL
Superior Drum Major
Superior Drumline
Superior Color Guard
Superior Band
1st Place Drum Major Open Class
2nd Place Drumline Open Class
1st Place Color Guard Open Class
1st Place Band Open Class
2nd Overall in Prelims
1st Place Overall Drum Major in Finals
3rd Place Overall Color Guard in Finals
3rd Place Overall Drumline in Finals
Overall High General Effect in Finals
Overall Co-Champions in Finals!!!

USSBA Southern States Championship – Chattanooga, TN
Best Overall Color Guard Class 5 Open
Best Overall Music Class 5 Open
Best Overall Visual Class 5 Open
Best Overall General Effect Class 5 Open
2008 Southern States Class 5 Open Champions!!

USSBA National Championships – Annapolis, MD
4th Overall in Class 5 Open
Overall Score of 96.7
10th Overall in the entire Championship!!

 

2007 – Schizophonic:
Children’s Theme – Original by Richard Jones
The Alarm
Scootin on A Hard Rock – David Hollisnger
Fire of Eternal Glory – Dmitri Shostakovich
Blues and Fat Pickin’ – Donald Freund
Finale from Fifth Symphony – Dmitri Shostakovich

Recognitions:
G.I.S.A Invitational Marching & Pep Band Competition – Norcross, GA
Superior Color Guard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
Superior Band
2nd Place Drumline Class AA
2nd Place Drum Major Class AA
2nd Place Color Guard Class AA
2nd Overall in Overall Competition, 2nd in GISA

Georgia Bandmasters Championships – Cumming, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Color Guard
Superior Drumline
Superior Band
Best Overall Drum Major Class AAAA
Best Overall Color Guard Class AAAA
Best Overall Band Class AAAA
Best Overall Drum Major for entire competition
Best Overall Color Guard for entire competition
Sweepstakes Award Winner – Gold Division Grand Champions!
Highest Score Overall For Entire Competition!

Lafayette Marching Classic 2007 – Fayetteville, GA
Superior Drum Major
Superior Color Guard
Superior Percussion
Superior Band
First Place Class AAAA Color Guard
First Place Class AAAA Band
Overall First Place Color Guard
Overall Second Place Drum Major
Overall First Place Band
Overall High General Effect Award
Overall High Music Award (Greg Miller Music Award)
Overall Grand Champions for 2007 Lafayette Marching Classic!!

Southern States Championship – Jefferson City, TN
Class VI Open (Largest Classification) – Finished Second Overall
Tied for First in High Music
Second Overall – Color Guard

 

 2006 – Music Never Dies: The Music of James Bond
The Name is Bond
From Russia With Love
Welcome to Cuba
Bond Fugue
Bond Closer

Recognitions:
GISA Invitational Marching & Pep Band Competition – Norcross, GA
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
First in Class AAA Band
First in Class AAA Colorguard
First in Class AAA Drumline
First in Class AAA Drum Major
Overall Competition Champion for GISA 2006

Southern Star Invitational – Snellville, GA
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
$300 Second Most Attendees
$100 Most Attendees per Band Student
First in Class AAA Band
First in Class AAA Drumline
First in Class AAA Colorguard
First in Class AAA Drum Major
First in Class AAA Best Music
First in Class AAA Best Visual Effect
First in Class AAA Best General Effect
Class AAA-AAAA Best in Show – Drum Major
Class AAA-AAAA Best in Show – Visual Effect
Class AAA-AAAA Best in Show – Overall Band
Class AAA-AAAA Best in Show – Gold Grand Championship!!!
Overall Champions with high scores in every category!!!

Contest of Champions – Murfreesboro, TN
Superior Band
12th Overall in a field of 21 bands

 

2005 – Jazz Conquest: A Sonic Journey
Channel One Suite
Bolero
Lay it Down

Recognitions:
3rd Annual Lassiter High School Marching Band Showcase 2005 – Marietta, GA
Excellent Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Percussion
Superior Drum Major
1st Overall Band – Class AA
1st Overall Colorguard – Class AA
1st Overall Percussion – Class AA
1st Overall Drum Major – Class AA
Best Music Award – Class AA
Best General Effect – Class AA

GISA Invitational Marching & Pep Band Competition 2005 – Norcross, GA
Superior Marching Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
1st Overall Band- Class AA
1st Overall Colorguard – Class AA
1st Overall Drumline – Class AA
1st Overall Drum Major – Class AA
Best Woodwinds
Best Brass
Best Drumline
Most Entertaining Hornline
Most Entertaining Auxiliaries
Best Overall Drum Major – PERFECT SCORE
Outstanding Soloist
Most Spirited Fans
Overall Competition Champion for GISA 2005

Eagles Nest Invitational 2005 – Suwanee, GA
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
1st Overall Band – Class AAA
1st Overall Drum Major – Class AAA
4th Overall in Competition

Lafayette Marching Classic 2005- Peachtree City, GA
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
1st Overall Band – Class AAAA
1st Overall Percussion – Class AAAA
1st Overall Drum Major – Class AAAA
Silver Division Champions – Classes (A-AAA)
2nd Overall in Competition

 

2004 – Dances Around the World
Blues/Mambo
Arabian Dance
Sing, Sing, Sing
Bacchanale

Recognitions:
Southern Star Invitational 2004 – Snellville, GA
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Drumline
Superior Drum Major
1st Overall – Class AA
1st Overall Colorguard – Class AA
3rd Overall Drumline – Class AA
1st Overall Brass – Class AA
1st Overall Drum Major – Class AA
2nd Overall in all Classifications Grand Champion – Silver Division

Jacksonville State University Southern Classic 2004- Jacksonville, AL
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Percussion
Superior Drum Major
Best in Class – Class AA
3rd Overall in Competition

Georgia Bandmasters Championships 2004 – Cumming, GA
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Percussion
Superior Drum Major
1st Overall Band – Class AA
2nd Overall Colorguard – Class AA
2nd Overall Percussion – Class AA
1st Overall Drum Major – Class AA
Sweepstakes Award (1st Overall in Class A-AA) – Silver Edition

 

2003 – A Latin Fantasy
A Mis Abuelos
Beautiful Maria
Mary Ann
Malaguena

Recognitions:
Old South Marching Festival 2003 – Newnan, GA
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Drum Major
1st place Band – Class A
2nd place Percussion – Class A

Eagles Nest Invitational 2003 – Suwanee, GA
Excellent Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Percussion
Superior Drum Major
1st Runner Up – Class A
Drum Major Best in Class A

Southern Star Invitational 2003 – Snellville, GA
Superior Band Superior Colorguard
Excellent Drumline
Superior Drum Major
1st Overall Band – Class AA
2nd Place Colorguard – Class AA
1st place Front Ensemble – Class AA
Best in Show Drum Major
Overall Grand Champion – Silver Division

 

2002 – Shades of Love
Moon Dance
Charade
Autumn Leaves
When A Man Loves A Woman

Recognitions:
Old South Marching Festival 2002 – Newnan, GA
Superior Band
Superior Colorguard
Superior Drum Major
2nd place Colorguard- Class A
2nd place Percussion – Class A
1st place Drum Major – Class A

Eagles Nest Invitational 2002 – Suwanee, GA
Excellent Band – Festival Rating
Superior Band – Competition Rating
Superior Colorguard
Superior Majorettes
Superior Drum Major
Best in Class A Band
Best in Class A Colorguard
Best in Class A Majorettes

2001 – Gladiator
Xena: Warrior Princess
Now We Are Free
Gladiator Closer

Recognitions:
Old South Marching Festival 2001 – Newnan, GA
Excellent Band

Eagles Nest Invitational 2001 – Suwanee, GA
Excellent Band
Superior Drum Major
Superior Colorguard

2000 – Music of Zorro
La Malientas De Las Torros
Zorro’s Theme
La Pantera

Recognitions:
Greater Atlanta Marching Festival 2000 – Conyers, GA
Superior Band
Superior Drumline
Superior Majorette

1999 – James Bond
James Bond Opener
You Only Live Twice
Live and Let Die

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