Band

Band Directors

Jason Pentico

Dameon Place

Gabe Schott

Participating Students

165

Eligible Grades

9-12

Websites

Marching Dutch Invitational

https://sites.google.com/a/pella.k12.ia.us/pella-high-school-band/

Achievements

  • 16 Iowa Jazz Championship titles (state record)
  • over 150 first place finishes for the Marching Dutch and 39 consecutive Division I “Superior” ratings at the IHSMA State Marching Band Contest
  • Recognized by the Iowa High School Music Association as an Exemplary Music Program
  • Represented Pella in Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena, California (1988 & 2003)
  • Many students receive best in class and top 5 awards at Perry Band Olympics solo and ensemble contest each February