ABOUT THE COYOTE PRIDE MARCHING BAND
The Coyote Pride Marching Band is recognized as one of the most prestigious high school marching bands in the state of Arizona and functions under the direction of Band Director, Matt Kozacek, and Assistant Director, Taylor Mitchell.
The marching band consists of highly competitive musicians and color guard who perform at home football games, in and out-of-state competitions, parades, and special events. To be a member of the marching band, students must meet the mental and physical requirements, understand personal commitment, and dedicate to personal practice time and improvement.
Being part of the CVHS Marching Band is a rewarding experience and allows students to grow as individuals while making long lasting friendships. The valuable life lessons that students will learn during marching band season include, teamwork, leadership, discipline, responsibility, and other key skills. Students who are interested in joining the band can submit a sign up form or follow the link below for more information.
NEWS & UPDATES
Last month the marching band leadership team dug into the book Culture Code by Daniel Coyle (2018). This incredible book marked the kick-off to the new season and took a deep dive into the secrets of extremely successful groups ranging from comedy troops to the military. Highly successful groups of people do several things in common while building trust, creating solid relationships that withstand the test of time, and drive positive change.
School has been out for 4 weeks but for the Coyote Pride Marching Band it’s a busy season! Summer practice is off to a strong start with Colorguard, Winds, and Drumline rehearsals weekly. It is neat to see new faces mixed among the seasoned veterans who know how necessary and fun these early practices are during the summer months.
The Campo Verde High School Bands held their last concert of the year on Thursday, May 10, featuring performances from the school’s Symphony Orchestra. The bands performed to a full auditorium under the Direction of Director of Bands, Matt Kozacek, Assistant Director of Bands, Taylor Mitchell, and Director of Orchestras, Crystal Payne.