Welcome to our INCOMING FRESHMAN page! Please take the time to look at our links below. If you’re planning on joining our award-winning Band and Color Guard program, please fill out the 2023 New Member Form directly below. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Mr. Sanchez at

Marching Percussion Clinics:

Clinic 1: Wednesday, May 24th from 5-7pm in the 600 Performing Arts Building
Summer Clinics: visit for updates

Color Guard Clinics:

Clinic 1: May 19, 2023 in the STHS MPR

Additional Clinics: visit for updates

Summer Band Camp:

All students are encouraged to attend Summer Band Camp. Get a taste of Marching Band, even if you aren’t sure you want to join. Summer Band Camp is a great way to meet other students in the program so you’ll already know some before the first day of school!  

Color Guard/Percussion only: July 17‐18: 9‐6 pm 

All instruments and Guard: July 19‐July 21, 9am‐6 pm 

  July 24‐29, 9am‐6pm  

First Day of School at STHS: Thursday, August 3, 2023  

Marching Band Schedule Overview:

Weekly Marching Band Rehearsals:  

Mondays: 4‐7 pm 

Thursdays: 5‐8 pm 

Some Saturdays (2‐3 a month)  

Percussion and Color Guard will meet an additional day a week

Marching Band Performances: 

5 Saturday Competitions (Oct‐Nov) 

All Home Varsity Football Games (Usually Friday nights) 

Additional Community Performances (TBD)

Questions or conflicts? Contact the band director at

2023 New Member Form (All incoming students are required to fill this out):

STHS Band Incoming Freshman Meeting: Slides from our meeting

Link to our “Most Commonly Asked Questions”

Link to our STHS Band Information Brochure:

Link to our STHS Band Website:

Link to our STHS Bands YouTube Channel:

Please reach out to Mr. Sanchez at or if you have any questions. This is your opportunity to join one of the best music programs in the Bay Area! 

Best Regards,

Mr. Sanchez


Welcome Class of 2027!

The Santa Teresa High School Band serves over 100 students by offering two concert bands, two jazz bands, a marching band, pep band, color guard, winter percussion, winter guards, jazz combos, and a variety of chamber ensembles that are open to the students of Santa Teresa High School. The STHS Bands are directed by Mr. Ramiro Sanchez.

STHS Performing Arts Incoming Student Contact Sheet

Please fill out as much information as possible so you can receive timely information about the STHS Performing Arts programs. Mr. Sanchez is looking forward to seeing you in the fall! If you have more questions, you can email him at