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2019 Edina High School


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We are pleased to present this performance by the 325-member Edina Hornet Marching Band. The band is just one part of an award-winning comprehensive music department that includes seven concert bands, five jazz ensembles, four orchestras, five choirs, and various vocal and instrumental chamber groups.

The Edina Hornet Marching Band performs at home football games, school pep fests, as well as events in support of the annual Homecoming week festivities. The EHMB annually leads the grand day parade on the first Saturday of the State Fair.  Comprised of 10-12th grade students enrolled in band at Edina High School, these students also combine with the 9th graders to make up the pep bands that play for many athletic contests throughout the fall and winter seasons. The EHMB has been invited to perform in the Outback Bowl in Tampa Bay, Florida on January 1, 2020.


Thank you for supporting the musical and visual achievements of these young people. For more information on the Edina band program, visit our website at  Follow us on Twitter (@Edinabands) and “like” us on Facebook (  Subscribe to our YouTube channel “Edina High School Bands”.


MUSICAL SELECTIONS: This year’s show is entitled, ¨80’s Rock Bands!¨.  We will be performing the following songs: “Final Countdown” by Europe, “Take on Me” by Aha, “Africa” by Toto, and “Boehemian Rhapsody” by Queen.


STAFF: Director Andy Richter, associate director Paul Kile, and assistant directors Nicholas Ellison, Geneva Fitzsimonds, Chris Gumz, Mike Moeller, Megan Palmer, and Melody Snyder.  Our percussion instruction is by Charles Weise. Our band paraprofessional and chief administrative expert is Martha Lundquist. The 2019 drum majors are Tommy Hardie, Paul Krenik, Lindsey McKhann, and Olivia Versluis.

SPECIAL THANKS to the many parents who have volunteered with the marching band uniform preparations and our Uniform Chair Mrs. Cindy Awes.


Past Performances and Tours:  

2017 Maple Leaf Parade, Carthage, MO

2015 New Year’s Eve Parade in Disneyland, CA

2013 Missouri State Homecoming Parade

2011 Veteran’s Day Parade, New York, NY

2011 10th anniversary commemoration of 9/11 performance in Time Square

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