State College Area High School

Our Mission: To prepare students for lifelong success through excellence in education


The State College Area
High School
Marching Band
2014-15 SCAHS Marching Band  
Paul Leskowicz - Director

Johanna Steinbacher - Assistant Director

Douglas Schunk - Percussion Instructor/Webmaster

Nicole Dreibelis - Majorette Advisor

Emily Mowery - Dance Team Advisor

Pictured: Johanna Steinbacher, Paul Leskowicz, Doug Schunk, Nicole Wasson
Not Pictured: Emily Mowery

Coming Events

 Day  Date  Time  Info  Location  Music Needed  Charts Needed
Monday Oct 20 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Practice South Parking Lot Fly Show, Senior Show Fly Show, Senior Show
Wednesday Oct 22 7:00pm - 9:00 pm Practice South Parking Lot Fly Show, Senior Show
Fly Show, Senior Show
Friday Oct 24 1:00 pm Dismissal, Return at 11:30 pm Away Game @ Cumberland Valley Cumberland Valley HS Fly Show, Stand Tunes
Fly Show
Sunday Oct 26 6:30 pm LineUp, 7:00 pm Step Off Halloween Parade Burrowes St & College Ave. to Memorial Field

Monday Oct 27 7:00pm - 9:00 pm Practice - Final Outside Practice! South Parking Lot Senior Show Senior Show
Wednesday Oct 29
No Practice Go See the Navy Jazz Band
Friday Oct 31 5:00 pm Inspection, 7:00 pm Game Home Game vs. Mifflin Co. Memorial Field Senior Show Senior Show
Tuesday Nov 4 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm Indoor Practice North Auditorium All Music
Wednesday Nov 5 7:00 pm Report Time, 7:30 pm Concert Annual Indoor Concert North Auditorium All Music
Friday Nov 7 TBA Save for Playoff Game TBA TBA TBA



Listen to the State College Area High School Marching Band perform the school fight song!

All marching band instrumentalists must also be registered for Ninth Grade Band, Tenth Grade Band, Concert Band, or Symphonic Band.
Members must attend all rehearsals and performances unless they have submitted an excuse in advance to Mr. Leskowicz. Any absence or unexcused tardiness may affect a student’s position in the band for pre-game or half-time shows in the fall. An unexcused absence will remove a student for at least one half-time show in the fall.
Band members will report to the North building for all rehearsals, and before all scheduled performances. Band members driving or being transported to band rehearsals are not permitted to drive on the practice field area of the South parking lot before, during, or after a rehearsal. Any member who violates this rule as a driver or a passenger will be dismissed from the band.
All summer rehearsals begin PROMPTLY at 9:00 am. and end at noon.
Students and Parents transporting band members should plan for at least 15 extra minutes before and after each rehearsal for set-up/tear down and brief meetings.
Rehearsals during the school year are held on Monday and Wednesday evenings from7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Rank Leader meetings are scheduled on Wednesday evenings immediately following the rehearsal.
There will be no rehearsal on Labor Day (Sep. 1, 2014).
Rehearsals are NEVER CANCELED due to inclement weather. Dress accordingly!
All members must travel to and from "away" games by school transportation.