Welcome to the Sunset Apollo Marching Band & Auxiliary Website! 


Watch our Video and See What We're About!

Congrats to the Sunset Marching Band & Auxiliary for placing 1st for In-State Open (100 or more) in the 2015 Portland Rose Festival Grand Floral Parade!

1st place Finish at the 2015 Reno Jazz festival

Under the direction of Greg Hall, Sunset enjoys one of the premier band programs in the Pacific Northwest. Students are offered a wide variety of musical alternatives, including marching band, color guard, jazz band, funk band and symphonic band.

This website is sponsored by the Sunset Marching Band & Auxiliary (SAMBA) Parent Booster Club. SAMBA's mission is to raise funds and ensure Sunset High School students have every opportunity to fulfill their musical ambitions. For more information and to get involved, please "Contact Us"! 

For incoming Freshman families, here is some helpful information about summer band camp and the Sunset ensembles:

-Marching Band Welcome

What's Going On...

Monday & Wednesday Practice Schedule moving forward until further notice:

Color Guard starts at 4:30pm
Sectionals starts at 5pm
Practice goes until 8:30pm.

*Parents there is a meeting after each practice and field clean up. Expect your child to be done between 8:45pm to 9pm.

Happening This Week:

Monday Sept 28th - $62 trip payment due
Monday and Wednesday Practices
-Color Guard 4:30-8:30
-Band 5-8:30
Friday Football Halftime performance
-Guard reports at 5pm
-Band reports at 6:15pm
-Loading crew will load trucks after halftime
Saturday - PCI Competiton at Sprague HS
-Guard reports at 6am
-Band reports at 6:30am
Sunday - Guard Fundraiser at Portland Marathon
Have a great week!

** Florida Trip Update **

Trip dates confirmed to be April 13-17, 2016

First payment of $62.00 is due by Sept 30th. This is needed to pay for the airfare.

Remaining payment schedule:
$550 due by Nov 30th
$550 due by Feb 28th
$550 due by Mar 31st.

The last payment will be reduced by however much we earn from all of our fundraising.

Any questions or concerns about the payment schedule should be discussed directly with Mr Hall.

Please continue to help out and participate in our fundraisers. Every $$ counts!! Poinsettia sales are coming up in October!

2015-2016 Marching Band Music Available
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Upcoming Events to mark on your Calendar:

September 18, October 2, October 16,and October 30 Sunset Football Halftime Shows.

October 3: Pacific Coast Invitational; Salem, OR

October 10: Century Showcase; Hillsboro Stadium

October 17: Southridge Competition; TBA

October 24: Sunset Classic; Hillsboro Stadium

October 31: NWAPA Championships; Eugene, OR Autzen Stadium