Hastings Bands

  • Directors: Emily Chandler, Thomas Wentzler
  • Percussion Staff: Josh Wahlstrom, Eddie Starr
  • Colorguard Staff: Lindsey Wetterhahn-Baumann, Amanda Flom, Alice Flom, Tori Nordine
  • Music Tech: Jake Bohlken
  • Music Composition: Gary P. Gilroy Publications
  • Percussion Arrangements: Josh Wahlstrom, Mark Diischer
  • Drum Major: Sarah Hardy
  • Soloist: James McCord-Trombone
  • The Show: New World: The Vikings— The Raiders Marching Band 2016 show is titled “New World: The Vikings”. Join us as we travel with the Vikings on a journey filled with exploration and battle! The show is comprised of 4 movements and incorporates the music from Dvorak's “'New World Symphony.”
  • Awards:
    • Eden Prairie: 2nd Place; Outstanding Drum Major-Sarah Hardy and Outstanding Winds
    • Eastview: 2nd Place; Outstanding Soloist-James McCord and Outstanding Winds
    • Marshall: 1st Place; Outstanding Color Guard, Visual Effect, Music Effect, Woodwinds and Brass (tie)
    • Rosemount: 2nd Place; Outstanding Wind Section and Outstanding Soloist-James McCord
    • Anoka: 2nd Place; Outstanding Soloist-James McCord
    • Champlin Park: 2nd Place; Outstanding Wind Section
    • Youth In Music Marching Band Championships: 2nd Place Class A; 11th out of 24 bands; Outstanding Wind Section
Marching Band