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Thunder By Knight

BMHS Knight Music Department

Spring 2018 Information


We have a busy, active, talented music department, with a wide range of opportunities for students of all backgrounds. We form new ensembles based on student interest, and here are the ensembles we currently have:

Full Band & Jazz Big Band - Tuesdays and Thursdays zero period

Christmas and Spring Concerts

Year-round performances for community events & parades

Fall Friday night football games (as available)

Fall Saturday marching band tournaments

Spring Saturday jazz festivals:

El Camino, Redondo, Santa Cruz, Coronado

Jazz Combo / Rock Band - Wednesdays and Fridays zero period

Battle Of The Bands, Jazz Festivals, other live gigs (as requested)

Beginning Band - Tuesday or Thursday one hour after school, or whenever fits in your schedule

Prepare woodwind & brass players to join any group in time for next semester

Colorguard - Monday-Thursday zero period

Performs with band in fall, Winterguard competitions in spring

Rehearsals depending on semester

Varsity Choir - Wednesdays after school, possibility of additional practices during lunch

Perform at Masses and in Concerts, record worship song album

Indoor Drumline - Batterie (snare-quads-bass-cymbals, marching) and Pit (non-marching)

      - Batterie: Tuesday & Thursday zero period and Monday & Friday one hour after school   

- Pit: Tuesdays zero period, possibly some Thursdays

Perform at ~3 Saturday competitions

Eric Hankey - Band/Music Director -
Patty Glymph - Colorguard Coach -
Hilary Denison - Colorguard Assistant Coach
Edgar Rivera - Visual Designer
Zack Wilson - Drumline Coach
J. Fernando Diaz - Drumline Assistant Coach
Jose Nava - Drumline Assistant Coach
If you would like to make a financial contribution to help pay for instruments, or you have instruments you would like to donate to the band, please contact Andy Marafino, BMHS Director of Development ( or Eric Hankey, Band Director (