The Gulf High School Buccaneer Band & Color Guard
Since 1925, the Gulf High School Buccaneer Band has been providing quality performances to audiences all of the state of Florida as well as Georgia, Washington D.C., and Virginia. The band program has received numerous awards in the areas of marching band, color guard, jazz ensemble, solos, and ensembles. Many of our students are also selected for various honor bands across the state of Florida.
William L. Rutherford – Director of Bands
Kelly S. Rutherford – Color Guard Sponsor
Angelo ‘Pita’ Saroukos – Percussion Instructor
Xiara Rooney – Percussion Instructor
Mrs. Kimberly Davis – Principal
Mr. Kurt Browning – Superintendent
Our Vision Statement
The common goal of the Gulf High School Buccaneer Band & Color Guard is to stand united towards a common purpose. Applying a positive attitude, strong dedication, and through good discipline, we will achieve effective practice. This leads to the Gulf High School Buccaneer Band & Color Guard to be outstanding members of the community and will celebrate their success through their performances.
The Importance of Music Education
Music fills our everyday lives, even when we don’t even realize it. The Fine Arts plays an important role in the education of our young people: it provides them with a creative outlet to express themselves. The youth of today are more well-rounded when they are exposed to the Fine Arts, like music.
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