About Us

The Sarasota High School Mighty Sailor Band is comprised of the Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band, Concert Band, Mighty Sailor Marching Band, Admirals and Commanders Jazz Bands, as well as the Indoor Color Guard, Winds, and Percussion Ensembles. The band was founded, along with the school, in 1913 and is the oldest high school band program in Sarasota County. Since it's creation the band has been an integral part of school culture, performing at every home football game as well as several away games every year. On top of it's duties on campus the band is also very present in the community, performing in the Veteran's Day and Christmas Parades annually. The band has also performed in parades in New York City, London, Atlanta, and other global destinations as recently as 2015. Over the past several years the program has developed a strong competitive presence in the State of Florida, especially with the creation of our Indoor Color Guard, Winds, and Percussion Ensembles. Sarasota High School is the only school in Florida to offer all 3 of these types of ensembles and has won 4 State Championships over the past 3 years.


The Mighty Sailor Band Boosters needs your help. Volunteers and Chaperones are key to having a successful band season, whether it's in the concession stand, at a dance, or one of our many road trips to away games or competitions. Use the link below to register to volunteer!

Some of our  volunteer opportunities require a "Level 2" Clearance. This allows you more freedom with students and is necessary for out of county and overnight trips, For more info on Level 2 please click here

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