WILLIAM HENRY HARRISON HIGH SCHOOL MILITIA BAND

WEST LAFAYETTE, INDIANA

 

2012 Festival Class

 

Harrison's Photo Page

 

Year 2013
Director Steven L. Cotten
Assistant Director Douglas S. Koleszar
Additional Staff Jason Caudill - Percussion
Show Theme/Title Michael Jackson - King of Pop
Repertoire Billie Jean
Dance and Shout
Bad
Total Members 110
ISSMA Festival Class - Gold Rating (Music, Visual With Distinction Awards)
Other Harrison Showband Spectacular
Purdue University Band Day

 

Year 2012
Director Steven L. Cotten
Assistant Director Douglas S. Koleszar
Show Theme/Title The Magical Music of Disney
Repertoire Fantasmic
The Bare Necessities
It's a Small World
Total Members 117
ISSMA Festival Class - Gold Rating (Music & Visual Achievement Awards)
Other Harrison Showband Spectacular
Purdue University Band Day
Other Activities - 2012/2013 School Year
ISSMA All-Music Total Department Award
All-Music Band Department Award

 

Year 2011
Director Steven L. Cotten
Assistant Director Douglas S. Koleszar
Show Theme/Title Boom Boom Pow - Music of the Black Eyed Peas
Total Members 96
ISSMA Festival Class - Gold Rating

 

Year 2010
Director Steven L. Cotten
Assistant Director Douglas S. Koleszar
Show Theme/Title New Orleans Jazz Parade
Total Members 96
ISSMA Festival Class - Gold Rating
Other Purdue University Band Day
Harrison Showband Spectacular
Other Activities - 2010/2011 School Year
ISSMA Concert Band - State Finals - 8th place
Group I Band With Distinction Award
All-Music Band Department Award

 

Year 2009
Director Steven L. Cotten
Assistant Director Douglas S. Koleszar
Show Theme/Title Super Heroes
Total Members 110
ISSMA Festival Class - Gold Rating
Other Activities - 2009/2010 School Year
ISSMA Concert Band - State Finalist
All Music Award - Band Department Award
Group I Band With Distinction

 

Year 2008
Director Steven L. Cotten
Assistant Director Douglas S. Koleszar
ISSMA Festival Class - Gold Rating

 

Year 2007
Director Steven L. Cotten
Assistant Director Douglas S. Koleszar
Total Members 101
ISSMA Festival Class - Gold Rating
Other Activities - 2007/2008 School Year
ISSMA Concert Band State Finals - participant
Group I Band With Distinction Award

 

Year 2006
Directors Steven L. Cotten, Douglas S. Koleszar
ISSMA Festival Class - Gold Rating
Other Activities - 2006/2007 School Year
ISSMA Concert Band - State Finalist
2007 Group I Band "With Distinction" Recipient
2007 "All-Music" Total Department Award

 

Years 2002 - 2005
ISSMA Did not participate

 

Year 2001
Directors Steven L. Cotten, Jim Hopkins
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 2
Invitationals Lafayette Jefferson - Class A Participation
Other Activities - 2001/2002 School Year
IHSCGA State Prelims Class B Participant

 

Year 2000
Directors Steven L. Cotten, Jim Hopkins
Repertoire Land Of Make Believe
Feels So Good
El Gato Triste
Total Members 101
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 1
Invitationals Kokomo - Class A 3rd place
Other Activities - 2000/2001 School Year
IHSCGA State Prelims Class B Participant

 

Year 1999
Directors Steven L. Cotten, Jim Hopkins
Drum Major Bryana Bunte
Repertoire Malaguena
The Peanut Vendor
Granada
Total Members 106
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 1
Invitationals Lawrence Central - Class A 8th place
Kokomo - Class A 3rd place
Elwood - Class A 3rd place (Best Visual)

 

Year 1998
Directors Steven L. Cotten, Jim Hopkins
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 1
North Regional - Division 1
Invitationals Lawrence Central - Class A 8th place
Kokomo - Class A 3rd place
Elwood - Class A 4th place

 

Year 1997
Directors Steven L. Cotten, Jim Hopkins
Repertoire It Don't Mean A Thing
In A Sentimental Mood
Don't Get Around Much Anymore
Take The "A" Train
ISSMA Class A
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 1 (Best Music, Visual, General Effect)
North Regional - Division 1

 

Year 1996
Directors Steven L. Cotten, Jim Hopkins
Repertoire Swing Low
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
When The Saints Go Marching In
Total Members 209
ISSMA Class B
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 1 (Best Music, General Effect)
North Regional - Division 1
Invitationals Kokomo - Class B 2nd place

 

Year 1995
Director Steven L. Cotten
Drum Majors Marc Cohen, Dana McCallian, Trevor Roach
Repertoire Old Man River
Shenandoah
Shall We Gather At The River
Down By The Riverside
Total Members 187
ISSMA Class B
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 1 (Best Music)
North Regional - Division 1

 

Year 1994
Director Steven L. Cotten
ISSMA Class B
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 2

 

Year 1993
Director Steven L. Cotten
Repertoire Anchor's Aweigh
Sailing, Sailing
Row Your Boat
Eternal Father, Strong To Save
Total Members 163
ISSMA Class B
ISSMA Lewis Cass District - Division 1 (Best Music)
North Regional - Division 2

 

Years 1981 - 1992
ISSMA Did not participate

 

Note:  School opened in 1970 (consolidation of Battle Ground, East Tipp, and Klondike High Schools)