The Bands of J.W. Mitchell

Providing meaningful experiences through music performance and the arts.

We're Headed to San Antonio, TX in April 2020!

 

In April 2020 we will perform in San Antonio’s Fiesta Flambeau illuminated street parade. This is the largest of it’s kind in America and draws over 750,000 spectators. We want to create an experience that will last a lifetime for our students. 100% of contributions will go toward the travel for the student of your choosing.

The J.W. Mitchell High School Band Program from Trinity, Florida is nationally-recognized and one of the most comprehensive high school band programs in the state of Florida. The band seeks to provide meaningful experiences for students and future leaders through excellence in music performance. With over 240 members, the program includes the marching band, 3 concert bands, 2 jazz ensembles, 2 competitive colorguards and percussion ensemble.

 

Since the inception of the program in 2000 the J.W. Mitchell High School Bands have performed throughout the state of Florida and across the country in a variety of settings. The band has competed extensively and consistently earns numerous Superior ratings, the highest available rating at District and State band evaluations.

In 2014 the band was the first in Pasco County, Florida to win the coveted Otto J. Kraushaar Award Florida Bandmaster’s Association’s highest honor. Since then the band has earned the award three more times and been awarded the state Jazz Superior twice. Our competitive colorguards have earned gold medals at the FFCC Championships over the past several years, and continue a tradition of success.

 

The band has performed in competitions and events throughout Tampa Bay, Daytona Beach, Ocala, Orlando, Ft. Myers, Atlanta, at the Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington D.C. and the infamous St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Chicago.With the strong support of J.W. Mitchell High School, the Pasco County School District, Band Boosters, Sponsors and community. For more information about the band or to schedule a performance contact our directors at juquina@pasco.k12.fl.us or raharrin@pasco.k12.fl.us