Hastings Bands

  • Directors: Emily Chandler, Thomas Wentzler
  • Percussion Staff: Josh Wahlstrom, Eddie Starr, Deryck Lawson
  • Colorguard Staff: Lindsey Wetterhahn-Baumann, Alice Flom, Dalton Allen
  • Music Tech: Jake Bohlken
  • Visual Tech: Jacob Daniel
  • Music Composition: Gary P. Gilroy Publications
  • Percussion Arrangements: Josh Wahlstrom, Mark Diischer
  • Drum Major: Micah Walt
  • Soloists: Dani Clifford, Ben Wentzler-Trumpet Cailin Miller, William Patton-Mellophone
  • The Show: Frankenstein— The Raiders Marching Band 2017 show is titled “Frankenstein”. It is based on the famous monster created by Victor Frankenstein. The show is comprised of 4 movements: Mvt I “Creation”, Mvt II “Emotion”, Mvt III “Rejection” and Mvt IV ”Destruction”
  • Awards:
    • Eden Prairie: 1st Place; Outstanding Winds, Percussion and Drum Major
    • Eastview: 1st Place; Outstanding Percussion and Drum Major
    • Rosemount: 1st Place; Outstanding Winds, Percussion, Colorguard and Drum Major
    • Marshall: 1st Place; Outstanding General Effect, Music Performance, Brass, Woodwinds, Batterie Percussion, Concert Percussion (Pit) and Drum Major
    • Sioux Falls: 3rd Place Class AAAA in Prelims; 5th Place in Finals ~ 19 bands total at competition
    • Youth In Music Marching Band Championships: 1st Place (Class A Minnesota State Champion); Outstanding Winds, Percussion and Colorguard
Marching Band