JOHN P. STEVENS HIGH SCHOOL BAND PROGRAM’S
ACHIEVEMENTS FOR 2019-2020
** The JPS Marching Hawks took 2nd place at the US Bands National Championships at Metlife Staudium in East Rutherford, NJ.
ACHIEVEMENTS FOR 2018-2019
** The JPS Marching Hawks took 2nd place at BOA Regionals Championships at the University of Delaware and 2nd place at US Bands Regionals Championships in Danbury, CT.
ACHIEVEMENTS FOR 2017-2018
** The JPS Band Program received the “Support Music Merit Award” (SMMA) from the NAMM Foundation for its commitment to music education for the second straight year.
** The JPS Marching Hawks placed 1st at US Bands New Jersey State Championships at Rutgers University and received the highest score overall and winning caption awards for Best Music and Best Visual. The JPS Marching Hawks also finished 3rd place at the US Bands National Championships winning caption awards for Best Music and Best Color Guard at MetLife Stadium.
** The JPS Jazz Ensemble, directed by Andrew DeNicola, placed 1st overall, winning outstanding trombone section, trumpet section, and “Best Sight-Reading Band” and the JPS Lab Jazz Band, directed by John Zazzali, placed 3rd overall at the NJAJE State Jazz Finals held at J.P. Stevens High School.