Band Notes

Congratulations to the NA Tiger Marching Band for leading the Pittsburgh Penguins Victory Parade on Wednesday, June 15th!  Your efforts are summed up well in this Tribune Review article -

North Allegheny band leads way in Stanley Cup parade

And you looked great during WPXI's Parade coverage -

WPXI Livestream of the 2016 Pittsburgh Penguins Victory Parade
The Grammy Foundation has released its list of Quarterfinalists for the 2017 Grammy Music Educator Awards.  Included on the list is NA's own Mr. Todd Stefan!
 
From the Grammy in the Schools website: "A total of 290 music teachers from 264 cities across 41 states have been announced as quarterfinalists for the Music Educator Award presented by The Recording Academy and the GRAMMY Foundation. In total, more than 3,300 initial nominations were submitted from all 50 states."
   
Click here for the complete article from the Grammy in the Schools website!
CONGRATULATIONS NA Bands on this year's Awards & Accomplishments!
      2016 Festival Disney-
            Jazz Ensemble 1:
                  - Superior Rating
                  - Best Overall Jazz Ensemble, Disney Gold
                  - Outstanding Jazz Soloist: Kevin Stiles
            Jazz Ensemble 2:
                  - Superior Rating
                  - Best in Class AAA Jazz Ensemble
                  - #2 Best Jazz Ensemble, Disney Silver
                  - Judges Recognition Award: Amy Muhlenkamp
            Jazz Ensemble 3:
                  - Excellent Rating
                  - Best in Class AA Jazz Ensemble
            Marching Band:
                  - Superior Rating
                  - Best Percussion
                  - Best Auxiliary
                  - Best Overall Marching Band, Disney Gold
            NASH Honors Wind Ensemble:
                  - Superior Rating
                  - Best Overall Concert Band, Disney Gold
            NAI Wind Ensemble:
                  - Excellent Rating
            NASH Symphonic Band:
                  - Excellent Rating
            Indoor Percussion:
                  - TRWEA- Scholastic A Class Champions
                  - WGI Super Regional, Indianapolis, IN- 2nd Place in Preliminary &
                    Championship Rounds

2015 City of Pittsburgh Labor Day Parade- Best Band Overall

2015 Fred J. Miller Outstanding Leadership Award- Regina Munsch
2015 Fred J. Miller Teamwork Award- Matthew Pelo & Kristofer Robinson

18 PMEA District 1 Honors Band
13 PMEA District I West Band
5 PMEA District Orchestra (Wind/Percussion)
8 PMEA Region I Band
8 PMEA District 1 Honors Jazz Ensemble
33 Allegheny Valley Honors Senior Band (grades 10-12)
18 Allegheny Valley Honors Band Junior Band (grade 9)
2 PMEA District 1 Junior High Band
2 PMEA All-State Concert Band
2 PMEA All-State Wind Ensemble
If you will play an instrument in any NA High School Band Class next year, if you are planning to join the NA Tiger Marching Band or NA Jazz Bandsor if you are auditioning for one of the Auxiliary Units, including Majorettes, Dance Team, Colorguard, Banner Carriers, Mascots or Managers, please complete this
The North Allegheny Bands and the NA Tiger Marching Band are proud representatives of the North Allegheny School District and the surrounding communities including Bradford Woods Borough, Franklin Park Borough, Marshall Township and the Town of McCandless. The nearly 300-member marching band regularly appears at school football games, local festivals and parades, and at various holiday parades in downtown Pittsburgh where they have repeatedly earned top honors. To contact the North Allegheny High School Bands, call the band office at 412-369-5476 (NAI) or 724-934-7916 (NASH). E-mail comments or questions to Kevin Foody: [email protected].