The Red Tide Regiment
Marching Band is a sport in which instrumental musicians perform an entertainment show to our audience.
Students in Marching Band perform in the fall and play in the Wind Ensemble in the spring. Marching Band begins with a MANDATORY camp in August. Marching Band includes winds, drumline and color guard. The PVHS Marching Band, also known as Red Tide Regiment, attends to all the football games – home and away — and performs at day and night pep rallies.
Marching band is during 2nd period and counts for P.E. credit.
Marching season concludes in early December after we march in the Promenade Holiday Parade.
The PVHS Drum Line and Percussion Ensemble (Pit) are the percussion
unit of the Marching Band. The drum line attends a mandatory week of
band camp in the summer. During marching band season, drum line
participates with the rest of the band at football games and any other
marching band activities.
During second semester of “Wind
Ensemble Season” the drum line enters its independent performance season
(Winter line) which can include group performances and competitions as
well as studying musical advancement and individual skill building.
Auditions are required for a position in winter line and
The PVHS Color Guard is the auxiliary unit of the Marching Band. Every August, Color Guard joins Drum Line and Marching Band for a mandatory two week camp at PV High. At band camp, each member of Color Guard learns how to spin flag and saber while learning the drill and work for the half time field show. During the fall, Color Guard marches with the winds and Drum Line at home football games as well as away games and concludes the fall season in December by marching with Band and Drum Line in the Holiday Parade. Once fall season is over, Color Guard separates from Band and creates a new routine for Spring Color Guard competitions.
Wind Ensemble/Concert Band
After Marching Band Season (Fall), the Band becomes wind ensemble
(Winter and Spring). Wind Ensemble is designed for the advanced wind
musician. Students perform on a musical instrument a varied repertoire
of instrumental literature, from intermediate-advanced to advanced
levels of difficulty, with expression and technical accuracy. Students
engaged in playing classical music by famous composers, such as Gustav
Holst, Ralph Vaughan Williams, and David Gillingham.
Also, concert band counts for art credit.
The Concert Band performs with the Peninsula High School's wind ensemble at the Harmony Concert in March and at the Spring Concert in May. We also compete at various local festivals.
Big Thanks to:
Parents that contributed during the marching band season:
- Mr. and Mrs. Pearce
- Mrs. Walter
- Mrs. Lee
- Mrs. Wolf
- Director - Ms. Parkinson
- Assistant Director - Ms. O'Loughlin
- Pit Director for Winter Line - Eddie Drayton
- Color Guard Instructor - Allyson Klabe