History

Southside High School Band

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1959
The Southside High School "Crimson Panther" Marching Band - 1959

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"The PRIDE" of Southside Marching Band - 1999

The PRIDE 2015
"The PRIDE" of Southside Marching Band - 2015

“The PRIDE" of Southside band program has long been at the forefront of musical excellence.  This elite group has a proud tradition of musical excellence, personal integrity, community support and a loyalty to the Alma Mater.  For over 56 years, members have thrilled fans with their entertaining performances and musical ability.  Comprised of some of the top students in the school, "The PRIDE" performs for thousands of people each year at Football games, competitions, concerts, recitals, performances, parades and many other events.  With dedication to musical and personal excellence, this band strives to represent Southside with distinction and class.

 

 Officially Proclaimed

 "The PRIDE" of Southside High School

 By

Southside City Council

 December 7, 1992

 

 Southside HS Symphonic Band

Superior Ratings, Alabama Bandmaster’s Association’s District II Music Performance Assessment

 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015

 Southside HS Wind Ensemble (est. 2015)

Superior Ratings, Alabama Bandmaster’s Association’s District II Music Performance Assessment

 2015

 Featured Performances 

Alabama Music Educators Association In-Service Conference
(Becoming the first band in the history of Etowah County to be invited at this event)

 Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama

 January 17, 2003

 Southeastern United States Concert Band Clinic

 Troy State University

 Troy, Alabama

 February 3, 1995

 

"The PRIDE" of Southside Marching Band
 
Performances in
 
Orlando, Florida
San Antonio, Texas
Washington, D.C.
Phoenix, Arizona
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
New York City, New York

 2013 6ABC/Dunkin Donuts 94th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade