Tag: band

Senior Gabriel Ammirata plays on the marimba for the Eagle Regiment marching band with social distancing guidelines. Photo courtesy of Gabriel Ammirata

Senior Gabriel Ammirata reminisces about his journey with music

Gabriel Ammirata, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since elementary school. Growing up in Coral Springs, he was originally zoned for Coral Glades High School but moved to Parkland going into his freshman year where he continued his musical […]

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Senior Alexa Palen is December's Musician of the Month. Palen has dedicated all four years of her high school experience to music. Photo courtesy of Alexa Palen

Senior Alexa Palen devotes her time to music throughout her high school career

Through the long extended journey of her experience in the marching band at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, senior Alexa Palen has performed in front of hundreds of people throughout her musical career.  Palen has been playing music for seven years, beginning in sixth grade. […]

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Nicholas Hernandez is prepared to perform his marching band show during rehearsal. Photo courtesy of Nicholas Hernandez and Keith Wechsler

October’s Musician of the Month: Nicholas Hernandez

Senior Nicholas Hernandez has been a member of the Eagle Regiment since his sophomore year of high school as part of the percussion, playing bass drum in the drumline.  “Seeing a lot of my friends march and be involved in something with the school motivated […]

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Coordinators and helpers stand around their front banner displaying the event title and information

The Eagle Regiment hosts their 31st annual Pops N’ Pies event

The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagle Regiment hosted their annual Pops N’ Pies event on Friday, Oct. 9 at the Fort Lauderdale Marriott Coral Springs Hotel & Convention Center. The Eagle Regiment hosts this event every year, as it is the first performance of […]

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Eagle Regiment selects 2020 leadership and holds Zoom training meetings

Eagle Regiment selects 2020 leadership and holds Zoom training meetings

With the ongoing COVID-19 quarantine and the closure of schools, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Eagle Regiment Marching Band has had a shaky start to its 2020 marching season. Being an extremely physical program, the band faced a few obstacles when converting to online […]

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Sophomore Nicolette Gulla, is preparing to perform at the Orlando Bands of America performance. Photo courtesy of Keith Wechsler.

May’s Musician of the Month: Nicolette Gulla

Nicolette Gulla, a sophomore at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been an alto saxophone player for several years. She began in the sixth grade and is going into her sixth year of playing the instrument.   Her older brother, Guido, first inspired her to play. […]

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The MSD band students performed throughout the MPA contest. Photo courtesy of Ivy Lam.

MSD concert bands perform at District MPA

On Tuesday, March 10, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Eagle Regiment, which consists of the Concert band, the Symphonic band and the Wind Symphony band, attended the district Music Performance Assessment, which was held in the auditorium at Park Vista High School in Lake Worth, […]

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March’s Musician of the Month: Hunter Frybergh

March’s Musician of the Month: Hunter Frybergh

Hunter Frybergh, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a trombone player for six years. He was born in Coral Springs, Florida, moved to Long Island, New York for six months and then returned to live in Parkland, Florida. After his move […]

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MSD’s indoor percussion places fifth at WGI Orlando competition 

MSD’s indoor percussion places fifth at WGI Orlando competition 

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Indoor Percussion competed at their second competition of the season, placing fourth place at preliminaries and fifth place at finals in the Scholastic A category, which comprised of a total of six indoor groups. The Winter Guard International Orlando regional […]

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Student musician Asher Perez performs in the 2018-2019 Eagle Regiment marching band show “Beyond.”

Student musician Asher Perez shares his passion for music through performance

Asher Perez, a junior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, has been a musician since he was a kid. Born in Tallahassee, Florida, Perez grew up with a strong musical influence from his family. “Music sort of runs in my family. My dad is a […]

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