2017 POB Band Programs

SchoolClass EnteredSize of BandProgramDrum MajorsSoloists and Instruments
Ruidoso High SchoolA - 1 to 4032

Aztec Fire by Jay Bocook
Oye Como Va arr. Mike Story
Latin Closer by Jay Bocook

Briza Reyes and Morgan Chase

Wesley Shaver, Euphonium

Santa Fe High SchoolA - 1 to 4040

Chroma: The Music of Cirque du Soleil

Brigit Johnson & Laura Quintana

Fintan Long-Horn
Steven Peinado-Trumpet
Vivian Avery-Baritone

Piedra Vista High SchoolAA - 41 to 5554

Malaguena: Ernesto Lecuona arr. JAy Bocook,
Perfidia : Alberto Dominquez arr. Michael Brown
El Cumbanchero: Rafael Hernandez arr. Jay Dawson and Jim Reed

Kessy Dalton and Vivianne Guillet

Vivianne Guillet - Trombone
Kessy Dalton - Saber

Kirtland Central High SchoolAA - 41 to 5551

Fantasmic: The Music of the Nighttime Show at Disneyland and Disney World
Part 1: Mickey the Sorcerer
Part 2: Princess Medley
Part 3: Finale and Night on Bald Mountain

Sydney Chapman
Kiara Beyale

Part 1: Zachary Jake, trumpet soloist
Part 2: Daijah Smith, trombone soloist

Valencia High SchoolAAAA - 76 to 10083

Odyssey du Solie: an exploration of Cirque du Solie

Journey of Man

Patricia Montes

Aydrian Aragon - Trombone
Keene Burbank - Trumpet

West Mesa High SchoolAA - 41 to 5555

Featuring music from the motion picture 'Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl'
Music by Klaus Badelt; Arranged by Michael Brown.

Mario Baca

Manzano High SchoolAAAAA - 101 and above140

Show Title-Into The Light

Repertoire includes:

Fugue in G minor by Johann Sebastian Bach
Enterprising Young Men by Michael Giacchino
My Immortal by Evanescence
Kingfishers Catch Fire by John Mackey

Corrina Klein and Justin Flynn

Micaiah Stinard (Trombone)

Jonathan Mercier (Mellophone)

Aubrey James (Clarinets)

Belen High SchoolAA - 41 to 5553

Bugeisha: The Tale of Tomoe Gozen
Arrangement and Original Music by Jair Klarfeld

Part 1 - Training
Part 2 - A Mother's Love
Part 3 - Battle of Aizu

Kristen Baca

Alex Gallegos, Tenor Saxophone

Highland High SchoolAAA - 56 to 7564

I Want You Back by. Perren, Mizell, Gordy and Richards arr. Sweeney
Smooth Criminal by. Michael Jackson arr. Henning
Billie Jean by. Michael Jackson arr. Henning
Thriller by. Rod Temperton arr. Murtha

Mary Schmauss
Ceejay Abadam


Socorro High SchoolA - 1 to 4024

Salute to Classic Country


Your Cheatin' Heart
Always on My Mind
Southern Nights

Joshua Sarate

Michael Fan, alto Sax

Sandia High SchoolAAA - 56 to 7562

(Featuring the music of the HBO series "Westworld")
I. Paint it Black
II. Exit Music (For a Film)
III. Nitro Heist
IV. A Forest

Benjamin Stern
Ariann Carpenter

Jared Mills - Trumpet
Amanda Garcia - Alto Saxophone

Atrisco Heritage Academy High SchoolAAAA - 76 to 10090

Gypsy Caravan
By Randall D. Standridge

Pt.1 The Caravan
Pt.2 The Fortune Teller
Pt. 3 The Gypsy's Dance

JoHanna Sanchez
Brian Morales Estrada

Leslie Fuentes, Horn
Angel Gutierrez, Horn
Monique Vaquera, Trumpet
Jesus Bolivar, Trumpet
Michael Griego, Tuba
Chantel Grave de Peralta, Tuba

Los Lunas High SchoolAAA - 56 to 7575


Mvt. 1: The Gathering
Mvt. 2: Spells and Incantations
Mvt. 3: Witch's Dance and Flight

Music by: Randall Standridge

Omar Ordonez & Marcos Montoya

Richard Abeita-Baritone, Alison Stubbs-Clarinet, Ryana Martin-Piccolo, Mikayla Sanchez-Flute, Jeffrey Benavidez-Sousaphone, Jonah Candelaria-Baritone, Angel Flores-Mellophone, Evan Anaya-Guard, Yarely Acosta-Alto Saxophone, Elyza Zuni-Alto Saxophone, Lily Kaneshiro-Alto Saxophone, Hunter Walkos-Tenor Saxophone, Anthony Lucero-Tenor Saxophone, Jocelyn Grahm-Mellophone

Aztec AA - 41 to 5549


Aztec fire- bocook
Con Slancio- Fox
Galeon- Lopez

Serena Arnold

Aedan Wells- Trumpet
Brittany Hammer -Trumpet
Charlotte Martin- Trombone

Del Norte High SchoolA - 1 to 4033

Life on Mars - a Tribute to Bruno Mars

Locked Out of Heaven
The Lazy Song
Runaway Baby

Mario Gutierrez - senior drum major
Joshua Maddox - junior drum major

Eldorado High SchoolAAAAA - 101 and above160

The Heist

Crime and Case
Search and Suspects
Chase and Capture

By: John Meehan
Percussion by: Will Kramer, Eddie Canales, Bridget Elliott

Paris Eisenman
Abbie Galetti
Jed Perea

Cole Sinanian-Trumpet
Gavin Connell-Trumpet

Cibola High SchoolAAAA - 76 to 10076

This years show is entitled, "The Finishing Touch". It is inspired by Artists endeavoring to reach the end of their masterpiece. Inspiration comes from both the modern and the old world, such as Vincent Van Gogh and even Bob Ross.

Dana Figueroa and Virginia Lopez

Samantha Lambrecht - Flute
Virginia Lopez - Flute
Joseph Marler - Baritone
James Sierra - Mellophone

Rio Rancho High SchoolAAAAA - 101 and above114


Kaitllyn Jurgens
Jessica Arizpe
Kaelin Rees

Kaitlyn Jurgens - Tenor Sax
Annika O'Brien - Piccolo/Flute
Jessica Arizpe- Clarinet

Volcano VistaAAAA - 76 to 10085

The merging of two music genres...Classical and Rock

Michael Wahl
Meredith Pankratz

Austin Struble--bassoon/tenor sax

Capitan AA - 41 to 5544

Independence Day
The Patriot March
Captain America March

Caleb Hightower

Sarah Olmstead on Flute
Shelby Heron on Trumpet

Rio Grande HS A - 1 to 4018

West World

We venture back in time and space to the old west. Our music celebrates two great TV shows with the Themes from "Bonanza" which is one of the longest running TV shows in history and "West World" a more recent HBO hit that mixes the old west with Sci Fi. We conclude out show with a popular tune from the Village People, "Go West".


Celia Montoya
Savanna Carbajal
Bobbie Juarez

Cleveland High School AAAAA - 101 and above105

Orbit by Daniel Montoya Jr.

Zach Netcher
Bailey Paul
Kately Zuments

Savannah Romero - Flute
Hailey Hamilton-Baca - Flute
Apollo Armendariz - Trumpet
Makayla Davidson - Mellophone
David Bethany - Vibraphone

Valley HSAA - 41 to 5542

Tribute to Ray Charles and Stevie Wonder:

The Mess Around
Georgia on my Mind / Isn't She Lovely?
Higher Ground

Junior- Thomas Lovato
Senior- Elijah Ramirez

Alto Saxophone- Claire Mattern
Flugel Horn- Pablo Dueñas
Baritone- Noah Hernandez

Albuquerque High SchoolAAA - 56 to 7554

featuring the music of Tchaikovsky, Grieg, Eurythmics, The Everly Brothers, and Clint Mansell

Claire Kelly
Milo Burton

Sam Fischer, Trumpet
Thomas Chynoweth, Mello
Will Crockett, Bari Sax
Amethyst Gallegos, Clarinet
Thomas Martin, Piccolo
Kenna McNeil, Colorguard

Los Alamos High SchoolAAAA - 76 to 10095

Look Closer by John Fannin

Caleb Hatler
Evelyn Doebling
Beth Short

Micah VanderWiel, Trumpet
Prescott Moore, Flute
Erin Scott, Colorguard

La Cueva High SchoolAAAAA - 101 and above120

"This is Home" featuring How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful by Florence + the Machine, an original composition by Scott Korder, John Fannin, Matt Hightower, and Josh Powell, Barber's Adagio for Strings, and Fly to Paradise by Eric Whitacre.

Bronwyn Scott, Matt Eck, and Mackenzie Shank.

Quinn Abate, Flute
Alex Alunday, Soprano Sax
Luke Xue - Alto Sax
Natalie Patton, Tenor Sax
Joey Mok and Julian Barragan, Baritone Sax
Vincent Thomas, Violin

Farmington High SchoolAAA - 56 to 7563

Go West - Featuring The Magnificent Seven, Blazing Saddles, The Good, the Band and the Ugly, and The Horses
Hoe Down from Rodeo

Nicholas McTavish and Justin Medina

Isaiah Selph on trumpet, Daisy Gary on Trumpet, and Andrew Olson on Trombone