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4th Place Finish in the NYSFBC State Finals Small School 2
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2016 - 2017 Marching Wildcats
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2016 - 2017 Senior Marching Wildcats
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Join our band as it goes on a treasure hunt expedition to different parts of the world in a quest to find the 4 pieces of the Prism of Radiance. As the band finds the individual pieces of the prism, they also gain the virtues of Fortitude, Perseverance, Enthusiasm, and Unity. We proudly present to you, The Quest.

The show opens with a song called "Journey Through the Lost World" followed by "Reach For The Stars."  The show concludes with a medley of "Arriba!" (which features the talents of the Wildcat drumline and pit percussion), and "Prism of Radiance" which features a solo by contra bass player DJ Hendricks.

The 2016 instructional staff includes: Mr. Mark Buza - Band Director; Mr. Tony Godoy - Assistant Director; Mr. Paul Buza - Visual Caption Head; Mrs. Rebecca Buza - Color Guard Designer and Instructor; Mrs. Stephanie Godoy - Pit Percussion Instructor; Mr. Peter Wall - Assistant Director of Winds; Ms. Jillian Osterhout - Color Guard Assistant; Mr. Stephen Czumak - Drill and Marching Tech;  Mr. Jerred Osick - Drumline Instructor. A special thanks to Brian Hebbard, Erin Beavan, and Chelsea Burdick for their help during the season.

Over the past 25 years the Johnson City Marching Band has performed at The Magic Kingdom and Epcot Center of Disney World, Universal Studios, the Gator Bowl and Hall of Fame Bowl as well as the Toronto Santa Claus Parade, Battery Park in New York City, the Preakness Parade, U.S.S. Intrepid Space and Air Museum, Battleship New Jersey, the National Museum of the Marine Corps, the National Aquarium in Baltimore, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland and Faneuil Hall in Boston.

The Johnson City High School Music Program has been previously selected as a GRAMMY Signature School by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences Foundation, Inc. and has once again been selected by NAMM as one of the Top Music Communities in the nation.

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The band is under the field direction of Drum Majors Jorden Link and Molly Burdick, the pride of the Johnson City community, the Johnson City Wildcat Marching Band.

JC Marching Wildcats
2016-2017 Drum Majors
   Senior Drum Major
Jorden Link
Junior Drum Major
Molly Burdick

The Quest