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Concession Stand Help Needed!

Posted: April 6, 2017
Online sign up for ESMHS Concession Stand volunteers can be done through the link below. We have 5 events and adult & student help is needed!


Register for Parade/Marching Band!

Posted: April 3, 2017
Registration is now live for Parade and Marching Band!  ESM students in grades 7-12 (Fall 2017) are eligible to register.

Class of 2017 Seniors:  Even though you will not be in Marching Band in the Fall, we ask that you go ahead and register for Parade Band anyway so we have your T-shirt size and other pertinent information.


If you have any questions about Parade or Marching Band, feel free to email Band Director, Gibs Flock, and he will be happy to answer them for you.

We're looking forward to another great season!										

Brie Farr Wins MYCGC Scholarship!

Posted: April 1, 2017
Congratulations to our Senior Varsity Winter Guard member Brie Farr for winning one of four $500 scholarships awarded from the Mid York Color Guard Circuit!  We're so proud of Brie and all that she has brought to our program.

We Need You!

Posted: March 14, 2017

Annual 100 Family Garage Sale April 29th!

Posted: March 7, 2017
Our Annual 100 Family Garage sale to benefit the ESM Marching Band will be held April 29th at the high school.  If you have items to donate for the sale, please contact Dan Bourdon at danbourdon4@gmail.com.  Items can be dropped off Friday night (April 28th) at the high school or you can arrange a pickup of larger items with Dan at the above email address.  Hope to see you there!

2017 Recruitment Video

Next Booster Meeting:

Thursday, May 4th, 2017
ESM High School Library

About Us

Forming in 1961, The East Syracuse Minoa Spartan Marching Band has a long tradition of creating confident young adults through music, dance, discipline and teamwork. The band is a member of the New York State Field Band Conference and currently competes in the Small School 1 Division. The Spartans have 6 New York State Championships, most recently in 2015. The band has been led by Director Gibs Flock since 1989.  The East Syracuse Minoa Spartan Marching Band, High School and Middle School Winter Guards and Winter Percussion Ensemble consists of students in grades 7 through 12. The program's existence enables members to become better performers and experience the benefits of hard work, dedication, and perseverance. It is the responsibility of each member to work diligently toward raising the ensembles level of excellence. To achieve this goal, ensemble members are expected to participate in activities to the fullest degree and make the most of every rehearsal moment. Participation in the activities that help foster and support the organization is also a rewarding experience. Achieving these goals has allowed all of the ESM Marching Ensembles to enjoy a rich and proud history.