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2018 Marching Band Preview

Marching Band in background picture.

The largest performing group at Urbandale High School, the 180-member Urbandale J-Hawk Marching Band prepares to entertain fans at the August 24th home opener on Frerichs Field.   This season the J-Hawk Band will present classics on the gridiron, performing Gustav Holst’s well-known suite “The Planets: Mars The Bringer of War; Venus The Bringer of Peace; and Jupiter The Bringer of Jolity.”  Join the band at halftime; the experience will be out of this world!

 

Schedule

Aug. 24         Halftime – Frerichs Field
Sept. 7          Halftime – Frerichs Field
Sept. 15        Johnston Marching Band Festival
Sept. 20        Homecoming Parade
Sept. 21        Haltime – Homecoming – Frerichs Field
Sept. 29        Urbandale Marching Band Invitational
Oct. 5            Haltime –UMS Band Night)(Senior Night) – Frerichs Field
Oct. 6            Valleyfest Marching Festival
Oct. 13          State Marching Band Contest – Waukee HS

 

Returning Letterwinners:

Sophomores

Thea Alex, Emily Arntzen, Kenji Bachmann, Daniel Bacuyag, Nathan Boorman, Calli Cairo, Sydney Crowley, Devin Ensley, Tyler Fraaken, Ethan Giles, Samantha Haenzi, Anna Holub, Lexie Hughes, Logan Ingraham, Emma Johansen, Loraine Koua, Brianna Krueger, Alex Moran, Alexia Murano, Luke Murano, Grace Pearson, Evan Rains, Josie Rose, Jackie Royston, Joe Schmidt, Erin Valle

 

Juniors

Reed Andrews, Mary Bergstrom, Nora Burroughs, Mahayla Claiser, Michael Cochran, Hunter DeJager, Elise Huey, Nick Long, Zach Mataya, Hannah McCue, Jon Meyer, Neil Pack, Riley Rotert, Sierra Ruden, Emma Schaben, Anne Schroeder, Peter Schumacher, Laurel Stice, Jessica Stoelk, Aiden Vedder, Michael Walters, Evan Wong, Parker Woods, Melissa Yazel

 

Seniors

Alec Albrecht, Nate Baysinger, Chris Becker, Logan Boyles, Amanda Brown, Brooke Dannenfeldt, Hayden Day, Anne Gage, Julia Gyure, Sydney Hartman, Aleka Hickman, Ethan Holub, Lindsey Ingraham, Hope Johnson, Brandon King, Aditya Kotla, Rose Koua, Rob Luke, Erik Ly, Ben Moeckly, Josh Muller, Andre Namink, Robby Rice, Katy Sawyer, Ethan Spidle, Kit Stoelk, Rachel Vander Hart, Sera Veeder, Varun Vepa