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‘SPIRIT OF WORTHINGTON’ TROJAN MARCHING BAND
From Worthington, Minnesota
Band Size:175 Members (122 winds & percussion; 26 auxiliary; 13 crew; 9 frontline; 4 commanders)
Commanders: Max Langerud, Kyle Janssen, Brianna Newman & Davis Moore
Director: Jon Loy
Assistant Director: Jon Wendt
Band Staff: Joe Cataneo, Anna Tims, Than Than Kyaw, Jennifer Scholtes (colorguard); Brett Kroeger, Nick Shumaker, Sydnie Waldner, Ashley Hoefker (drumline); Jeremy Majerus (frontline); Zach Brandt, Brianna Mullaney (props crew); Brent Turner (visual caption head); Judie Johnson (props design); Shari Davis (historian); Colleen Bents (head chaperone); Kevin & Lisa Spieker (equipment trailer).
Parade Music: 2017 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: Over the past decade, the WHS Trojan Band has captured several Parade Grand Championships, Sweepstakes and People’s Choice Awards as well as caption awards for guard, drumline, winds, commanders and visuals, both regionally and nationally, including the Outback Bowl, Tampa, FL; McDonald’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, Chicago, IL; Anoka Halloween Parade, Anoka, MN; Area Lakes Festival of Bands, Chester, SD; River City Band Festival, Chamberlain, SD; Battle of the Bands, Lake Crystal, MN; Tri-State Band Festival, Luverne, MN; Festival of Bands, USA, Sioux Falls, SD; Algona Band Day, Algona, IA and the Waseca Band Classic, Waseca, MN. The Trojans have been honored with the selection as the featured parade band in 2017, representing the State of Minnesota in the 86th annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, Hollywood, CA.
2017 Summer / Fall Parade Season:
'Meet The Trojans' & King Turkey Day Parade – Worthington, MN; Battle of the Bands – Lake Crystal, MN; Menno Band Day – Menno, SD; Waseca Classic – Waseca, MN; Tri-State Band Festival – Luverne, MN; Festival of Bands, USA – Sioux Falls, SD; MSU Band Day – Mankato, MN; Disneyland Parade – Anaheim, CA; Hollywood Christmas Parade – Hollywood, CA; 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!