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Congratulations Pride of the West!

MRHS Band was awarded third place at the ABODA State Marching Band Championships.  Their score of 85.488 edged out the next highest band by almost 1.5 points.  Additionally, the Pride of the West was awarded the caption award for High General Effect! What a fantastic way to end the season! #MRHSBandAZ #MRHS #DVUSD #PrideOfTheWest #RidgeRocks



Mountain Ridge High School marching band is hosting a Pancake Breakfast with Santa on December 8th from 8am – 12pm!

The event will feature a vendor and craft fair, photos with Santa, music, Classic Car display, silent auction, and more! For families, this is a great event to do some early shopping, listen to some live music and meet Santa!  For vendors, this will be a great opportunity for you to get your business front and center in your community and help people shop from your business right before the holidays!

For more information, email

MRHS Wind Ensemble Selected as a Featured Band at the Music for All National Festival

The Mountain Ridge High School Wind Ensemble has been selected to perform as a Featured Band at the Music for All National Festival in Indianapolis this Spring! The Festival is March 13-17, 2019 and showcases the 15 finest High School Concert Bands in the country. For more information, visit You can also see a video history of the event on YouTube:

The Music for All National Festival will feature over 3000 students with 15 Bands on the Featured Stage and 15 on the Invited and Middle School Stage, 5 Orchestras, 12 Choirs, 11 Percussion Ensembles and 14 Chamber Ensembles. In addition there are 3 Honor Ensembles with the Honor Band of America, the Honor Orchestra of America and the Honor Jazz Band of America.

The program book will be a keepsake for all participants, their families and their programs. It will feature letters of congratulations, pictures of our band and roster, information about our community and our concert program, as well as an Ad buy from a supporter of the Band. Each participating group is responsible for selling one full page ad in the program book at $1000, payable to Music for All to help cover the cost of production.

We are looking for a sponsor or sponsors willing to purchase the Ad buy full out, or would like to split the cost with another company or institution.

If interested, please contact Aaron Vogel, Director of Bands at or Brad Kathrins, President MRHS Band Aides at

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