Rosemount text

BOA Logo  Rose Parade logo  Macys Logo  YIM Logo  ISD196 Logo   RHS Logo


About the Marching Band

To see our latest photos, go to: and enter password RHS55068!!

Rosemount High School Marching Band


The Marching Band at Rosemount High School is part of a comprehensive instrumental music program involving 400 students actively engaged in six concert bands, five jazz ensembles, jazz improvisation, percussion ensemble, winter color guard, winter drumline, music composition, numerous small ensembles and a rigorous private lesson program. Several students from the Rosemount Band program have been selected for membership in this year's Minnesota All-State Music Ensembles.

This year’s production is titled, “Please Be Seated” and includes the following musical selections:
“Promise” by Thomas Bergersen 
“El Dorado” by Thomas Bergersen and Nick Phoenix
“Outside the Realm” by James Ephraim Hinson
“Dawn of Life” by Paul Reeves

Drum Majors: Aisha Abdulahi, Gaby Hoover, Adonias Ketema and Matteo Pasillas, 

Featured Soloists include:          Gavin Beutler, Blake Leuth, Matteo Pasillas – Saxophone
                                                Sophia Eriksen-Schultz – Flute
                                                Paige Baback – Clarinet
                                                Adonias Ketema – Euphonium

Color Guard Instructors: Savannah Kearns, Maggie Laurel, Audrey Meyer, Megan Nelson, Megan Peters, Natalie Sterner

Percussion Instructors: Erin VanBurkleo, Vlad Boz, Austin Collins, Makai Fang, Nathan Holm, Emalee Judeh and Eric Darrington

Visual & Music Instructors: Lucas Frafjord, Owen Tucker, Joel Firchow, Derek Fritz, Trevor Crawford, Max Ellison, Noah Vander Loop, Aidan Firchow, Sara Frieseke, Sam Conlin, Sadie Odenbrett

Program Coordinator: Wes Cartwright
Visual Drill Design: Leon May
Musical and Percussion Arrangements: Colton Hines, Kevin Ronan and Adam Wiencken
Choreographer: Michael Rosales
Student Teacher: Jason Spencer-Lima
Band Directors: Taylor Eliason, Calvin Lipetzky, Scott Palmer & Leon Sieve
Assistant Principal Performing Arts: Calvin Keasling
Principal: Pete Roback

The Rosemount High School Marching Band is proud of their legacy of excellence while performing and competing throughout the Midwest region. Recent Honors and Awards include:
•2021 and 2022 Bands of America Grand National Semi Finalist
•15-time Youth in Music - Minnesota State Marching Band Champion
•16-time Bands of America Regional and Super Regional Finalists
• 6-time Bands of Regional and Super Regional Class Champion
•12-time Minnesota State Fair Grand Champion
•Performed in the 2014 and 2023 Rose Parade in Pasadena, California
•Performed in the 2017 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City

The Rosemount High School Marching Band wishes to thank our school’s administration and parents for their positive and generous support and appreciation of instrumental music and the performing arts programs at Rosemount High School.

Thank You to Our Sponsors!

  • Platinum

    MSM    3m    Cub New Rounded    WSB

  • Gold

    logo    image001    

  • Silver

    dakota electric    MN vikings    DOUBLE LOGOMHGKW    Cawley    merchant bank    brand Ink    RosemountMNlogo    

  • Bronze

    SKB-LOGO blue    schmitt-music-logo    lifetouch    Rosemount Area Arts Council2    leprechaun days committee    JAMMwhitelogo    paul eggen state farm logo white     HyVee

  • Supporters

    hydra-flex    Winters   jostens   Magno    kowalskis logo