Welcome to the NHS Band Website
This site is devoted to the Niceville High School band program. Inside is information about the Eagle Pride marching band, concert and jazz bands, auxiliaries and percussion ensemble and the Band Boosters. Our instrumental music faculty is committed to making the NHS program a model for the southeast. We invite you to take a look at our accomplishments, the scope of our program, and future opportunities to see our ensembles in performance.
Additional Links Below
New/Prospective Student Info
Smugmug Photo Gallery
Schedule of Expenses
Directions to Game Sites
Benefits of Music Education?
Why Music Matters?
Please check the Calendar link above for the most current Schedule Information.
Click here for the link to the Official Band Booster Facebook Page
2017-18 Fall Ensembles
Jazz 1 (Big Band)
Special note about Pit Percussion for 2017:
Beginning this year any performer wishing to be considered for pit percussion must be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas:
- Perform 7 major scales in two octaves by memory (G,C,F,Bb,Eb,Ab,Db)
- Read bass clef
- Demonstrate single stroke roll http://vicfirth.com/single-stroke-roll/
- Basic sight reading skills on keyboard percussion and snare drum
(match grip on snare drum is completely acceptable for Pit Perc.)
You can familiarize yourself with all basic concert percussion techniques used in Pit Percussion at this following web address http://vicfirth.com/percussion-101/
Note: You should plan to attend the NDL Percussion Camp the week of July 24 – 28. We will hold auditions for Pit Percussion within the first few days.
Congratulations to the 2017-18 Eagle Pride Drum Majors
Meredith Freeman, Zachary Verzwyvelt, Ryan Erickson, Mandy Martin, and Amy Erickson!
Slides from the New Student/Parent Orientation (5/8)
Our Spring Concert and Senior Awards Night is Tuesday, May 16 at the Mattie Kelly Auditorium! The White Sheet is available at the link above.
Rookie Day 2017 is coming up on Saturday, May 20. This event is for all new members of the Eagle Pride. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to the 2017-18 Flags
Skyler Adams, Kayla Anderson, Kendall Amaker, Brooklyn Barrett, Delaney Barton, Tiffany Basch, Krista Benaglio, Olivia Boisvert, Rebecca Boisvert, Mariah Brock, Ariell Carr, Emily Cary, Riley Cleveland, Libby Clifton, Bethany Cole, Caleigh Cumbie, Alexandra Dickerson, Keva Doman, Makayla Ernsberger, Gracie Evans, Rachel Gordon, Rebekah Graff, Anslee Gregoire, Makenna Gregory, Zoe Habblett, Breanna Haberlin, Laney Haggard, Taylor Haltermann, Rhianna Hamilton, Daesha Henry, Ashlyn Hicks, Ann Claire Holden, Karlie Honeycutt, Gabrielle Jackson, Cate Jensen, Mikayla Johnson, Angeline Kaminski, Kaylee Kedroski, Ginger King, Skylar Lee, Maddy Maharaj, Kamryn Mattson, Jazmyne McCay, Anna McCoy, Brianna Mckenna, Jordan Millsaps, Thanh Nguyen, Kelly Olson, Jessica Owens, Tabitha Palmateer, Lindsay Parnell, Michelle, Pepper, Maddie Pridgen, Ashlyn Rhea, Paige Rhea, Brittany Reed, Marcella Schmidt, Krysten Schneider, Riley Sitter, Lismari Soto, Kayla Sparks, Maleah Spooneybarger, Paige Stephani, Paige Sulski, Vivien Symonette, Samantha Tabor, Anna Taylor, Valerie Trolian, Abigail Vitt, Emily Wagner, Katherine Weiss, Cami Wigington, Courtney Wilson, Victoria Zepp
You can help raise funds for the Eagle Pride while you shop at Amazon.com!
Just access the Amazon.com site through the link below, and a portion of your purchase will come back to the band!! Be sure to click here, then shop!