Pottsville Area High School Band

Celebrating and Honoring the Musical Heritage and Tradition of the Pottsville Area High School Band. Established 1929.

       

Welcome to the official website of the P.A.H.S. Band

2015-2016 Pottsville Area High School Band

Craig N. Shoener.....................................................................................Director

Katelyn Dunn.............................................................................Assistant Director

Michael F. Ryan.......Middle School Band Director, Show Design and Marching Instructor

Deniece Krater.................................Band Front Advisor, Flag & Majorette Instructor

Patricia Ebling.......................................................................Majorette Instructor

Jackie Murton...............................................................................Flag Instructor

Robert Nowak.......................................................................Percussion Instructor

Steve Horvath..............................................................Band & Percussion Assistant

John P. Shoener.................................................................................Band Assistant

Leslie Kraft Herring.......................................................................Band Assistant

Michael Kiehner..................................................................................Announcer

Anthony Wojciechowsky & Cody Gemmell...............................................Drum Majors

Madeline Consugar & Abby Murton.................................................Flag Co-Captains

Shelby Hahner............................................................................Majorette Captain

Lucy Murray & Ciara Resnick.................................................Majorette Co-Captains

Sara Leibel – President

Taylor Brigade – Vice President

Paige Fellows – Secretary

Cole Demcher – Treasurer

Amanda Meyers- Librarian

Michael DeColli, Jacob Moyer, & Shane Scheitrum- Band Managers

Members- 136 Instrumentalists- 100 Flags- 14

Majorettes-16 Honor Guard- 2 Drum Majors- 2 Alternates- 2

The Pottsville Area High School has approximately 1100 students enrolled in grades 9-12. The instrumental music faculty consists of Mr. Craig Shoener in the high school, Mr. Michael Ryan, and Ms. Katelyn Dunn in the middle school. Students begin instrumental lessons in fifth grade.

The PAHS Marching Band practices two and a half weeks in August from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Band rehearsals are scheduled daily during the ninth period of the school day. The band does not enter into competitions, but rather prepares two shows for the local audiences.

Tonight's performance will include the music, "Tonight/America", "Defying Gravity", "Time Warp" and "One Day More".The traditional Pre-Game show includes the school fight songs, "Uptown Funk","Pompeii", The Traditional Script Tide to March "Grandioso", the Alma Mater andthe National Anthem. 


Links of Interest

Arranger’s Publishing Company

JW Pepper

Lōser’s Music

P.A.H.S. Band Facebook Group (Members Only)

Penn State Blue Band

Pottsville Area School District


Percussion Alumni, courtesy of Mr. Nowak, here are the Pottsville traditional drum cadences for Alumni Band.

Cadence “00”Cadence “1”Cadence “2”Cadence “4”Cadence “7”Cadence “10”


 

2014-2015 Crimson Aides Officers

Band Director- Craig N. Shoener

President- Denise Rich

Vice President- James Perry

Treasurer- Ann Shadler

Secretary- Patty Shoener

Ways and Means- Terri Salata