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WHS Trojan Band



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From Worthington, Minnesota

Band Size: 170 Members (121 winds & percussion; 26 auxiliary; 9 crew; 9 frontline; 5 commanders)
Commanders: Chris Nelsen, Megan Wass, Tanner Nordseth, Makayla Ebbers & Max Langerud
Director: Jon Loy
Assistant Director: Jon Wendt

Band Staff: Joe Cataneo, Anna Tims, Jennifer Scholtes (colorguard); Brett Kroeger, Nick Shumaker, Sydnie Waldner (drumline); Jeremy Majerus (frontline); Zach Brandt, Brianna Mullaney (props crew), Brent Turner (visual caption head); Judie Johnson (props design); Shelly Perry (historian); Colleen Bents (head chaperone); Rich & Wendy Huls (equipment trailer).

Parade Music: 2016 Parade Show-“Hooray for Hollywood!” featuring Hooray for Hollywood, Twentieth Century Fanfare & There’s No Business Like Show Business. Music arranged by Jeremy Hegg with percussion book by Matt Tims.


Recent Honors: 1st Place Parade (Open Class) & Parade Grand Champions@ Algona, IA Band Day; 1st Place Parade (Class 3A), People' s Choice & Parade Sweepstakes Grand Champions @ Waseca Marching Classic - Waseca, MN; 1st Place Parade (Class 3A) & Parade Sweepstakes Grand Champions @ Tri-State Band Festival – Luverne, MN; 2nd Place Parade (Class 2A), People's Choice Award @Battle of the Bands - Lake Crystal, MN; 1st Place Parade (Class 1A), Outstanding Colorguard, Winds, Drum Majors & Parade Grand Champions @ Anoka Halloween Parade - Anoka, MN; 1st Place Parade (Class 5A), Outstanding Winds, Drumline, Colorguard, Drum Majors & Parade Grand Champions @ River City Band Festival – Chamberlain, SD; 1st Place Parade (Class 2A)& Parade Grand Champions @ Outback Bowl - Tampa, FL; Host Band - King Turkey Day Parade, Worthington, MN.

2016 Summer / Fall Parade Season: 'Meet The Trojans' & King Turkey Day Parade – Worthington, MN; Battle of the Bands – Lake Crystal, MN; Wood Duck Festival – Fulda, MN; Tri-State Band Festival – Luverne, MN; Festival of Bands, USA – Sioux Falls, SD; River City Band Festival – Chamberlain, SD; Anoka Halloween Grand Day Parade - Anoka, MN; WHS Homecoming & Marching Band Indoor Concerts, Worthington, MN.

Band Background: The Marching Trojans are proud to represent the City of Worthington and Independent School District 518. Under the direction of Jon Loy, the ‘Spirit of Worthington’ Trojan Marching Band is part of a collaborative music program at WHS where students can participate in any of the 10-performance and non-performance based music classes currently offered including the award-winning Worthington HS Concert Band, Concert Choir and Orchestra. Please welcome the Marching Trojans of Worthington High School!



Contact Info

Jon Loy

Phone:  507-376-6121




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