Pride of Pickens Bands

Pickens High School Bands
500 Dragon Drive, JaspeR, GA 30

Band Awards and Recognitions


  • PHS Symphonic Band performed at the Kennesaw State University Concert Band Invitational,  March 2012, March 2014, March 2016
  • 2018 Symphonic Band, Superior Rating (I,I,I,I) at LGPE, Grade VI      Classification
  • 2018 Concert Band, Excellent Rating (I, I, II, I) at LGPE, Grade III      Classification
  • Performance at White Christmas, PHS
  • 2018 District Honor Band, ten students selected
  • 2018 All-State second round auditions, seven selected to audition
  • 2018 All-State Band, two students selected
  • 2018 Fall, Winter, LGPE, Small Ensemble, and Spring Concerts

  

  • 2017 Symphonic Band, Superior Rating (I,I,I,I) at LGPE, Grade VI      Classification
  • 2017 Concert Band, Excellent Rating (I, I, II, I) at LGPE, Grade III      Classification
  • 2017 Performance at White Christmas, PHS
  • 2017 District Honor Band, twelve students selected
  • 2017 All-State second round auditions, nine selected to audition
  • 2017 All-State Band, two students selected
  • 2017 Fall, Winter, LGPE, Small Ensemble, and Spring Concerts
  • 2016-2017 Marching Band, combined with Fannin County High School, performed for the 6 ABC Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, Philadelphia, PA

  

  • 2016 Symphonic Band performance at Kennesaw State University Concert Band Invitational
  • 2016 Symphonic Band, Superior Rating (I,I,II,I) at LGPE, Grade VI      Classification
  • 2016 Concert Band, Excellent Rating (II, II, II, II) at LGPE, Grade III      Classification
  • 2016 Performance at White Christmas, PHS
  • 2016 District Honor Band, sixteen students selected
  • 2016 All-State second round auditions, twelve selected to audition
  • 2016 All-State Band, two students selected
  • 2016 Fall, Winter, LGPE, and Spring Concerts

  

  • 2015 Symphonic Band, Superior Rating (I,I,I,II) at LGPE, Grade V/VI      Classification
  • 2015 Concert Band, Comments Only at LGPE, Grade III/IV Classification (snow season)
  • 2015 Performance at White Christmas, PHS
  • 2015 District Honor Band, nineteen students selected
  • 2015 All-State Band, one student selected
  • 2015 Fall, Winter, LGPE, and Spring Concerts
  • 2015 Symphonic Band performance at Music For All Southeastern      Regional Concert Band Festival at Georgia State University

  

  • 2014 Symphonic Band, Superior Rating (I,I,II,I) at LGPE, Grade V/VI      Classification
  • 2014 Concert Band, Good Rating (III,III,III,II) at LGPE, Grade III/IV      Classification
  • 2014 Performance at White Christmas, PHS
  • 2014 Basketball Band performed at all home games
  • 2014 District Honor Band, fifteen students selected
  • 2014 All-State Band, three students selected
  • 2014 Fall, Winter, LGPE, and Spring Concerts
  • 2014 Symphonic Band performance at Kennesaw State University Concert      Band Invitational

  

  • 2013 Symphonic Band, Superior Rating (I,I,I,I) at LGPE, Grade V/VI  Classification
  • 2013 Concert Band, Excellent Rating (II,II,II,I) at LGPE, Grade III/IV  Classification
  • 2013 Performance at White Christmas, PHS
  • 2013 Basketball Band performed at all home games
  • 2013 District Honor Band, seven students selected
  • 2013 All-State Band, three students selected
  • 2013 Fall, Winter, LGPE, and Spring Concerts

  

  • 2012 Combined Concert and Symphonic Band, Superior Rating (I,I,I,I) at LGPE, Grade IV/V Classification
  • 2012 Performance at White Christmas, PHS
  • 2012 Established the first PHS Basketball Band and performed at all home games
  • 2012 District Honor Band, six students selected
  • 2012 All-State Band, four students selected
  • 2012 Fall, Winter, LGPE, and Spring Concerts
  • 2012 Combined Concert and Symphonic Band performance at Kennesaw State University Concert Band Invitational


Marching Band Recognitions

2011 The Blue Ridge Mountain Marching Festival Band   Excellent    

2011 The Blue Ridge   Mountain Marching Festival Color Guard Excellent   

2011 The Blue Ridge   Mountain Marching Festival Percussion Excellent   

2011 The Blue Ridge   Mountain Marching Festival Band 3A- 3rd   Place    

2011 The Blue Ridge   Mountain Marching Festival Percussion 3A- 3rd   Place   

2011 The SuperBowl of   Sound Percussion Superior   

2011 The SuperBowl of   Sound Spirit Award   

2011 The SuperBowl of   Sound Excellent Flag Line   

2011 The SuperBowl of   Sound Excellent Band   

2011 The SuperBowl of   Sound Drum Major 3A- 3rd   Place   

2011 The SuperBowl of   Sound Percussion 3A- 2nd   Place   

2012 Southern Invitational   Music Festival Outstanding   Percussion 2A   

2012 Southern Invitational   Music Festival Outstanding   Percussion Silver Division   

2012 Southern Invitational   Music Festival Grand Champion Silver   Division   

2012 Southern Invitational   Music Festival Most Outstanding   Visual Effect Silver Division   

2012 Southern Invitational   Music Festival Most Outstanding   Music Performance Silver   

2012 Southern Invitational   Music Festival  1st Place 2A   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound 1st Place 2A Drum   Major   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound 1st Place 2A   Percussion   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound 2nd Place 2A Band   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Spirit Award   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Superior Drum Major   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Superior Majorettes   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Superior Band   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Color Guard 2A Second   Place   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Superior Percussion   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Excellent Band   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Excellent Flag Line   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Superior Percussion   

2012 Super Bowl of Sound Excellent Flag Line   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Best in Class   Percussion 4A   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Best in Class   Majorette 4A   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Best in Class   Auxiliary 4A   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival High Majorette Score   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Majorettes Superior   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Best in Class Drum   Major 4A   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Superior Drum Major   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Superior Percussion   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Best in Class Band 4A   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Fifth Place overall   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Excellent Band   

2013 Georgia Mountain   Marching Festival Superior Auxiliary   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Majorette   Superior    

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Percussion 2nd Place   3A   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Majorette 3A 1st   Place   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Band 3A 2nd Place   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Drum Major 3A 2nd   Place   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Majorette Gold Class   1st Place   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Percussion Superior   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Color Guard 3A 2nd   Place   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Band Superior   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Drum Major Superior   

2013 Lake Hartwell   Marching Festival Color Guard Superior   

2014 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marchng Festival Majorette 2A Superior   

2014 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marchng Festival Drum Major 2A   Superior   

2014 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marchng Festival Majorette 2A 2nd   Place   

2014 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marchng Festival 1st Place Band 2A   

2014 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marchng Festival 1st Place Percussion   2A  

2014 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marchng Festival Percussion 2A   Superior   

2014 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marchng Festival Color Guard 2A   Superior   

2014 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marchng Festival Band 2A Superior   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Excellent Color Guard   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Drum Major 2A Second   Place   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Third Place 2A Band   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Superior Band   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Superior Majorette   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Majorette 2A 2nd   Place   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Percussion Best in   Class 2A   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Superior Percussion   

2014 Bowdon Invitational   Marching Band Championship Superior Drum Major   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Percussion 2nd Place   2A   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Band 2A Second Place   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Percussion 2A   Excellent   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Band 2A Superior   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Majorettes 2A 1st   Place   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Drum Major 2A 1st   Place  

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Majorette 2A Superior   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Drum Major 2A   Superior   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Guard 2A 1st Place   

2015 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Color Guard 2A   Excellent   

2015 Creekview Classic Band 2A- 2nd place   

2015 Creekview Classic Percussion 2A- 1st   Place   

2015 Creekview Classic Auxiliary 2A- 2nd   Place   

2015 Creekview Classic Percussion 2A   Superior   

2015 Creekview Classic Band 2A Superior   

2015 Creekview Classic Color Guard 2A   Superior   

2015 Creekview Classic Drum Major 2A 1st   Place   

2016 Southern Invitational   Music Festival  Grand Champion Silver   Division 2A   

2016 Southern Invitational   Music Festival  1st Place Overall   Band Class 2A   

2016 Southern Invitational  Music Festival Most Outstanding Music Performance Silver Division   2016 Southern Invitational   Music Festival  Most Outstanding   General Effect Silver Division   

2016 Southern Invitational   Music Festival  Most Outstanding   Majorette- Class 2A  

2016 Southern Invitational   Music Festival  Most Outstanding   Majorette- Silver Division 

2016 Southern Invitational   Music Festival  Most Outstanding   Percussion- 2A   

2016 Peach State Marching   Festival  Superior- Band   

2016 Peach State Marching   Festival  Best in Class- 2A   Percussion   

2016 Peach State Marching   Festival  Best in Class- 2A   Color Guard   

2016 Peach State Marching   Festival  Superior Percussion   

2016 Peach State Marching   Festival  Superior Color Guard   

2017 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Superior Rating Drum   Major 3A   

2017 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Superior Rating   Drumline 3A   

2017 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Color Guard 3A- 3rd   Place   

2017 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Superior Rating Band   3A   

2017 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Class 3A- 2nd Place   Band   

2017 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Superior Rating   Guard- 3A   

2017 Blue Ridge Mountain   Marching Festival Drum Major 3A- 2nd   Place   

2018 Super Bowl of Sound Drum Major 3A- 3rd   Place   

2018 Super Bowl of Sound Superior Rating Band   3A   

2018 Super Bowl of Sound Color Guard 3A-   Excellent   

2018 Super Bowl of Sound Drum Major 3A-   Superior   

2018 Super Bowl of Sound Percussion 3A-   Superior   

2018 Northwest Georgia   Marching Championships (Cass) Band 3A- Superior   

2018 Northwest Georgia   Marching Championships (Cass) Color Guard 3A-   Superior   

2018 Northwest Georgia   Marching Championships (Cass) Percussion 3A-   Excellent   

2018 Northwest Georgia   Marching Championships (Cass) Drum Major 3A-   Superior    

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