The Valencia High School Marching Band and Color Guard took first place in the 3A division of the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association Championships on Nov. 21, 2015.
The Vikings also received the Caption Award for Percussion.
The group has attended the championship for the past seven years consecutively. This is their third consecutive year receiving a medal — two gold and one bronze.
“We would like to thank Mr. Judd and his staff, the Band and Color Guard and parents for all their hard work and dedication this season,” said Lisa Lodermeier, media representative for the Valencia Vikings Marching Band and Color Guard.
Hart District News Release
Two Hart School District marching bands won state titles this past weekend at the Southern California School Band and Orchestra Association (SCSBOA) Championship held at Warren High School in Downey.
Hart High School’s band & colorguard team, the Hart Regiment, won the gold medal in Division 4A with their field show entitled, “L.O.V.E.” It is the 12th state title for Hart.
West Ranch took silver in the 4A division, with a score of 90.2, and also won the percussion caption award with their field show “Rain.”
Valencia High School earned gold in Division 3A with a score of 88.10. They also earned the percussion caption award with their field show “Electronica.” It is the third year in a row Valencia has medaled (two golds and one bronze)
Other Santa Clarita schools that qualified and competed at championships were Golden Valley, which placed fourth with a score of 83.5, Canyon and Saugus.
The Hart Regiment has been invited to perform at the Pixar Parade on Dec. 9 at Disney’s California Adventure.
All competition scores from the SCSBOA Championship can be viewed at scsboa.org.