Tag: marching 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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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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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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The Eagle Regiment performing their show "A Winter's End" during FMBC state finals. Photo courtesy of the Eagle Regiment Facebook page

Eagle Regiment receives second place at FMBC State Championships

After their first season with a new director and staff, as well as a two-year winning streak, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School’s Eagle Regiment came in second place at the 2019 Florida Marching Band Championships at Daytona Stadium in Daytona Beach, Florida. The band faced […]

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Eagle Regiment earns second place at Striking Cobra Invitational

Eagle Regiment earns second place at Striking Cobra Invitational

Everyone knows the good times can’t last forever, and the same applies to the Eagle Regiment. After a great season — first place overall at Falcon Sound, fifth place at BOA Orlando and superior ratings at a Music Performance Assessment — the band received its […]

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Eagle Regiment invited to perform in London’s New Year’s Parade

Eagle Regiment invited to perform in London’s New Year’s Parade

On Monday, Sept. 16, the Eagle Regiment was formally invited to perform in London’s New Year’s Eve Parade, and possibly the New Year’s Day Parade as well, in London, England for the year 2021. The marching band and color guard members entered the school excitedly […]

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[Brief] The Eagle Regiment marches through the rain

On Saturday, Nov. 3, the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Eagle Regiment performed its show “Beyond” at the 13th annual Park Vista High School Striking Cobra Invitational. The Eagle Regiment took the field at nine p.m. It had been raining on and off throughout the […]

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Douglas junior joins Macy’s Day Parade

Douglas junior joins Macy’s Day Parade

What’s more American than baseball, hotdogs, and apple pie? Thanksgiving, turkey and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade! If you were watching the parade this year, you might have caught a glimpse of Stoneman Douglas’s Robbie Flory locking in a beat as part of the Macy’s Great […]

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Douglas senior makes Army All-American Band

Douglas senior makes Army All-American Band

Williams Paek wanted to be part of a tradition – a tradition of musical excellence and marching mastery, a tradition that only allows 125 high school musicians from across the U.S. to join each year, a tradition that Douglas High School’s Band program has been […]

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Balancing High School

Balancing High School

High school is a balancing act for most teenagers. But what happens when you add in a bunch of AP classes, marching band two-four nights a week, and attending football games while still keeping it all together? This is the life of senior Lia Groulx almost every […]

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