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2019 Marching Band Preview

2019 Marching Band Preview

The largest performing group at Urbandale High School, the 165-member Urbandale J-Hawk Marching Band, prepares to entertain fans at the September 6, 2019,  home opener at Frerichs Field. Their performance entitled The Music of Aaron Copland will include “Fanfare for the Common Man,” “Hoe Down,” “The Promise of Living,” and Simple Gifts.” Join the band at halftime to celebrate the spirit of America with the music of one of our nation’s greatest composers!



September 6:  Halftime – Frerichs Field

September 19:  Homecoming Parade

September 20:  Halftime – Homecoming – Frerichs Field

September 21:  Johnston Marching Band Festival

October 4:  Haltime – UMS Band Night – Frerichs Field

October 5:  Urbandale Marching Band Invitational

October 12:  Valleyfest Marching Festival

October 18:  Halftime – Frerichs Field

October 19:  State Marching Band Contest

October 25:  Haltime – Senior Night – Frerichs Field


Returning Letterwinners:


Michael Andrews, Alivia Cronk, Ella Darsee, Leah Gardner, Bryce Getz, Akira Gunn, Cody Iwig, Alexis Judge, Addie Kerr, Nellie Leaverton, Elizabeth Luke, Dylan Luong, Brad Pettit, Julie Pham, Ciri Quirk, Laynie Sand, Will Schumacher, Autumn Sheppard, Aaron Spidle, Macy Stutler, Jacob Walters



Emily Arntzen, Daniel Bacuyag, Nathan Boorman, Calli Cairo, Sydney Crowley, Devin Ensley, Ethan Giles, Anna Holub, Logan Ingraham, Alexia Murano, Luke Murano, Grace Pearson, Evan Rains, Josephine Rose, Jackie Royston, Joseph Schmidt



Thea Alex, Reed Andrews, Mary Bergstrom, Nora Burroughs, Mahayla Claiser, Hunter DeJager, Micheal Friedrickson, Zach Mataya, Olivia Reiser, Riley Rotert, Sierra Ruden, Emma Schaben, Anne Schroeder, Peter Schumacher, Laurel Stice, Jessica Stoelk, Michael Walters, Evan Wong, Parker Woods