Cougar Marching Band

Thinking about joining Marching Band?! Check out this video. To join or for more information, email Peter Bauer at pbauer@somsd.k12.nj.us

The CHS Cougar Marching Band is one of the most visible and respected performing ensembles at Columbia High School.  “The Pride of Columbia” has a rich tradition of musical excellence, visual pageantry, dedication, and pride which is carried from generation to generation within the band.

The Pride’s instructional staff includes: Peter Bauer, Director; Debbie Yaniga, Color Guard Coordinator, Vijay Harikrishnan, Percussion Instructor, and we are welcoming the following new members to the marching band staff this season:
Mr. Michael Pettis, Assistant Director
Ms. Kyndell Pierce, Color Guard Instructor
Mr. James Fox, Percussion Instructor

Congratulations to our student Leadership for the 2019-20 season:

Drum Major – Daniel Maloof
Assistant Drum Major – Maya Peiris

Drumline:
Ben Svitavsky – Snare Drum
Connor Kosick – Tenors
Finley Donachie – Bass Drums

Color Guard:  Katrina Guterman

Flute Section leaders: Sasha DuBose and Maddie Hughes
Clarinet section leaders: Lizzie DeLuca and Brian da Silva
Saxophone Section Leader – Mari Goetz
High Brass Section leaders: Drew Payne and Poe Rosenberg
Low Brass Section leaders: Mathilda Rice and Olivia Brass