Category Archives: Performances
The 9th, 10th, and 11-12th grade concert bands performed their final concert on Monday, May 11, 2015. Students and parents that made outstanding contributions to the program were recognized. Read on for more info!
On Tuesday, April 14, 2015, the Prairie Ridge, Northview, and Centennial Jazz Bands hosted Dr. Dave Camwell of Simpson College as their Artist in Residence. A big thank you to Yamaha and the anonymous family that helped to make this … Continue reading
On Saturday, March 7, 2015, Centennial’s Jazz Collective and Jazz Studio and Northview’s Jazzguars performed at the Hoover Jazz Festival at Des Moines Hoover High School. Big thanks to Carin Murphy for the video and audio from Jazz Collective’s performance! … Continue reading
On February 7, the Centennial Jazz Bands performed at the Urbandale Jazz Colloquium at Urbandale High School. As part of this festival, bands are put into groups of 4. Students in the first band from a school are audience members … Continue reading
On Saturday, January 31, the jazz bands of Parkview, Prairie Ridge, Northview, Southview, Ankeny and Centennial hosted four jazz artists in clinics and concerts at both high schools. Clinicians included Dave Rezek, Paul Bridson, Mike Giles, and Jason Danielson. The … Continue reading
On Monday, January 26, Centennial’s Jazz Collective performed with the Des Moines Big Band at El Palacio in Clive! Below are YouTube videos and audio recordings of the performances.
Presenting your 2015 ISDTA State Championship Color Guard from Ankeny Centennial High School!
The Ankeny Centennial Band Department celebrated the close of the marching band season and the commencement of their concert band season with performances by the Northview 9th Grade Concert Band, the Centennial Symphonic Band, the Centennial Wind Symphony, and the … Continue reading
On Saturday, October 18, 2014, the Ankeny Centennial Marching Band performed at the Iowa High School Music Association’s State Marching Band Festival at Waukee High School and the Mid-Iowa Band Championships in Ankeny. At IHSMA, the Centennial Marching Band received … Continue reading
On Saturday, October 11, 2014, the Centennial Marching Band performed as part of the 35th Annual ValleyFest Showdown at Valley Stadium in West Des Moines. The band placed 8th of the 13 bands in Class A.