SOLD OUT: Adult Steel Band

All positions in the 2019 Corona del Sol Adult Steel Band have been filled!

Corona del Sol Adult Steel Band

Rehearsal & Concert Dates
February 25th   7pm-8:15pm rehearsal in percussion room
March 4th         7pm-8:15pm rehearsal in percussion room
March 18th        7pm-8:15pm rehearsal in percussion room

March 25th       7pm-8:15pm rehearsal in CdS Auditorium

March 26th       6:00-6:20pm CdS Auditorium
March 26th        7pm Concert CdS Auditorium

Congratulations! 2018 Steel Drum Band

Our 1st rehearsal is December 13th @ 6:23am.  Please pick up your book and paper work on Monday from my office.  All paper work is due at the 1st rehearsal!

First Name
Kyona Baker Tenor Bass
Dawn Croft Tenor Bass
Nathan Croft Bass Guitar
Gina Mills Bass Pan
Hayden Redmond Bass Pan
Quinn McGrath Bass Pan
Joshua Cruz Bass Pan Share
Miranda Heinrich Bass Pan Share
CJ Ellis Cello
Kylie Walsh Cello
Madison Wise Cello
Liam Ruiz Cello
Carson Clark Cello
Marcus Brodbeck Double Guitar
Cristina Scolaro Double Guitar Share
Jocelyn Watson Double Guitar Share
Lauren Greenberg Double Second
Krystyna Pagel Double Second
Danielle Butts Double Second
Eric Lindstrom Double Second
Kaitlyn Wagner Double Second
Trent Lindstrom Double Second
Brian Hebert Double Second
Kendall Jarman Double Second
Craig Ruiz Double Second
AJ LaPrath Double Second
Jose Valencia Double Second
Thomas Carroll Double Second
Caroline Quillan Double Second Share A
Caleb Hoffman Double Second Share A
Dallon Jarman Double Second Share B
Skyler Padilla Double Second Share B
Rubio Rauqel Double Second Share C
Brian Nguyen Double Second Share C
John Banta Drums/Percussion
Cameron Clark Drums/Percussion
Colin Furedy Drums/Percussion
James Schaaf Drums/Percussion
Logan Lintecun Drums/Percussion
Brightan Hsu Drums/Percussion
Drew Stiz Drums/Percussion
Sam Maurer Drums/Percussion
Jackson Smith Drums/Percussion
Rowan Jones Drums/Percussion
Abby Carmack Lead
Tyler Shelton Lead
Christopher Shin Lead
Eliades Ponce Lead
Maggie McCormick Lead
Matthew Hayes Lead
Katelin Rugg Lead
Greg Jensen Lead
Keira Plano Lead
Brian Askins Lead
Joel Wacloff Lead
Matthew Zimmerman Lead
Ryan Dagnino Lead
Elijah Renteria Lead
Patrick Carr Lead
Isabelle Henderson Lead
Ashley Stys Lead
Aiden Onstott Lead
Ben Kim Lead Share A
Caden Sounart Lead Share B
Fletcher Whittington Lead Share C
Catherine Iben Lead Share D
Anika Voss Lead Share A
Sean Lee Lead Share B
Cody Crane Lead Share C
Vanarith Chhouk Lead Share D

CdS Youth Steel Band

Corona del Sol Youth Steel Band

The Youth Steel Band is for middle school students that are involved in music programs at their school.  We have 4 rehearsals and perform at the Corona del Sol Spring Percussion Concert.

Learn the music of the islands on authentic steel drums.

Fee: $30

To register click on this link:

Click on: Camps and Clinics

Click on: Corona del Sol Youth Steel Band

Sign Up!

February 27th – Wednesday 3:30-4:30 rehearsal in percussion room C170

March 6th – Wednesday 3:30-4:30 rehearsal in percussion room C170

March 20th – Wednesday 3:30-4:30 rehearsal in percussion room C170

March 25th – Monday  4:00pm-5:00pm rehearsal in Auditorium

March 26th – Tuesday  7pm Concert CdS Auditorium (6:45pm)

Where:  Corona del Sol High School 1001 E. Knox Rd. Tempe AZ 85284

Drop off students on Knox Rd. behind the auditorium.  The gate will be open and the door to the percussion room (C170) will be open.

Hope you can join us!

Scott Werner


There are NO refunds


Our Brass is on the Line!


State Marching Festival

Update: Congratulations to the Aztec Marching Band on earning a “Superior with Distinction” rating at the ABODA State Marching Festival, and earning special caption recognition in the areas of Music, Percussion, and Color Guard.  The band was also honored to move on to the Arizona State Marching Band Championship as one of the top 8 bands in the State in two weeks!

Full Score Recaps, Score Summaries, and Judges Commentary can be found here!

Video here!

Holiday Card & Canvas Fundraiser!

Debra Durma with Forever is generously offering the CdS Band a very timely fundraiser with 4 different options:

  • Cards for a Cause – Holiday Card creation – percentage of purchases donated to the band program. The self-service site offers several styles and colors of customized Holiday Cards to choose from with your own pictures!  Step by step instructions here. 
  • Subway Canvas Prints – Special Band Canvas with a percentage of the purchases donated to the band program. Different colors, different sizes!  Click here for your order form.
  • Holiday Card Creation Event – If you are looking for a little help in getting your Holiday Cards created, a team of experts will be available on November 4th to assist. Rita Mann’s house 1pm – 4pm (see this flyer for directions)  
  • Raffle for a 12 x 12 Marching Band Subway Canvas or any 12 x 12 Canvas – 100% of proceeds go to CdS Band Boosters


Gilbert & End of Season

Update: Congratulations to the Aztec Marching Band on their 1st place finish at the Gilbert Invitational this weekend! Scores/recaps/judge’s commentary can be found on the Marching Band Page. Video is here.

We have our LAST regular-season marching invitational this weekend at Gilbert High School (Saturday October 27).  Schedule for the full day, including participating bands, is available here.  Also included on the file is information about the last three weeks of our season, including the modified after-school rehearsal schedule.  Please refer to this and our online calendar to make sure you are “in the know” as we approach the end of our season!

Welcome back to our new year!

Open House will be held Monday August 20.  Here’s a printable schedule from Corona admin to fill out with your student’s schedule to follow so you know where to go!   2018-2019 Open House Evening Schedule

Also, we’ve compiled a list of important information (contact info, calendar, newsletter, members only section of the website, remind text codes, SmartMusic free subscription info, and class grades).  The PDF is password protected and is our normal band password.  If you need the password, please contact us. Bands Info Sheet 

Also, members of the Band Council played the National Anthem with other band students from the five other district schools at the district-wide teacher kick-off meeting at Desert Vista HS.  Special thanks to our students who participated.  See the amazing performance here!

2018 Marching Band Show – “A Thousand Cranes”

How exciting!  Our 2018 Aztec Marching Band show is titled “A Thousand Cranes” with music feature from a collection of Japanese pieces.  View the show video theme by clicking hereView the BAND CAMP CONCERT performance here.

1000 Cranes are a symbol of peace, health, prosperity and mythical wisdom. It is asserted that everyone has his own hopes and wishes. According to Japanese tradition, 1000 Paper Cranes (also referred to as Senbazuru) can help people to cherish their wishes and make them become true.

A person who folds 1000 Origami Cranes will be granted a chance to make one significant wish.

What will YOU wish for?

To help make the wish come true, you can Sponsor a Crane or more with your wish.   You can also help keep the heart beat of the wish alive by sponsoring our Taiko Drums

**All sponsors and their wishes will be published on our website**